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Bridal Veil Falls

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Address: Highlands, NC
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Visible from the highway, this 120-foot waterfall sometimes displays a...

Visible from the highway, this 120-foot waterfall sometimes displays a rainbow in the afternoon light and has been known to freeze up during the winter.

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A unique waterfall.

It would help to know where this waterfall is in advance of arrival as parking is limited with no abundance of exit/entry space for the roadway. This waterfall, to me, is unique... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
Tim L
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Jefferson, GA, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Not much water on this falls when I passed... hard to say that it was an eye stopper. Can imagine when the flow is better,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The water table was low when we were there but it would still take your breath..they will remind you just how amazing nature is

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Covington, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cute little Falls you can see while driving to Dry Falls. Has a nice little spot where you can pull over and get out of your car. No walking.

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Jefferson, GA, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It would help to know where this waterfall is in advance of arrival as parking is limited with no abundance of exit/entry space for the roadway. This waterfall, to me, is unique in that while it does not have a long fall for the water, or a large volume, it has historically allowed for vehicle passage under the fall. That... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited in the summer when the locals were crowding the falls, sliding down the rocks, & showing the tourists the best way to go about safe fun. The chilly water offered a nice reprieve from the heat!

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Florence, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I'm sure in summer it's very impressive and it's cool to drive behind it (the reason I'm giving it a 4). In the winter it isn't very impressive and for understandable reasons. No charge. It's right off the highway. The first of 3 waterfalls in a sequence on US 64. When it's in full force im sure it's awesome for... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Quick to drive to in the highlands, great picture opportunity! May be just a trickle if there hasn't been much rain.

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Probably neat to see when there is plenty of water, but otherwise, a major letdown. Granted, we were there during a dry spell, but other falls in the area still had water. This was just a trickle, literally. VERY accessible (a turn-out from U.S. 64 actually goes under it, but I’m not sure it’s ever open anymore) and worth seeing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Neat little water fall you can drive behind now. This a regular on our trip up to the area, for years we drove behind the fall, then for some year it was officially closed. One year we came the reason it had been closed was weighing down on the road. Now it's been reopened.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

During this drought (November '16) there was precious little water coming over the falls. Nothing like the picture. Also, there was NO car access. EASY EASY to get to. Obviously you don't even have to get OUT of the car!

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