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Need to make several stops along the road to see these falls that extend for 1/4 mile on the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Linda D
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Collierville, Tennessee
BEAUTIFUL

Just one of the many spectacular view along this North Carolina Scenic Byways. Take your time as... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Carl K
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The Villages, United States
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Need to make several stops along the road to see these falls that extend for 1/4 mile on the Cullasaja River. Worth the time.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Just one of the many spectacular view along this North Carolina Scenic Byways. Take your time as you drive south to Highlands or north to Franklin.

Thank Carl K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This portion of the river posses some of the coolest waterfalls. They can be seen from a certain part of Hwy 64, but if you are willing to scale (nearly vertically) down the mountain face to the rocks below, a gorgeous upwards view of the...More

Thank CFordham
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is one of the most beautiful falls in Western North Carolina. The road between Franklin, NC and Highlands, NC, HWY 64 is one of the best gems in the state. Well worth driving this winding road for the experience of seeing nature at it’s...More

Thank VOBR
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a quick stop if you’re traveling the right direction with the gorge on the right. Very small pull off spot and a mediocre view of the falls. If you miss it, I wouldn’t bother trying to go back for it. There are better falls...More

Thank Hturtle333
Reviewed 22 July 2018

From Franklin, NC, take US Hwy 64 East toward Highlands, NC. The Hwy is very curvy in the area. You will pass the Cullasaja Gorge sign. The car's passenger will see the big falls down on the right. The "parking area" is a wide spot...More

3  Thank Ultra_Stan
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is an incredible waterfall, but you need to be traveling eastbound from Franklin, NC to really see it - and there are only two parking spots, so if you're lucky you can stop to really enjoy. After passing Cullasja, there is Bust Your Butt...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Another stop to take in the wonders of nature---beautiful site to behold. Take time to enjoy the fresh air and relax.

1  Thank hartsellj
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Beautiful cascade and falls highly visible from US64 between Franklin and Highlands. The pullout is a little tight but if there are only a couple other cars there it's not bad. Remember you are on a major route so beware of some heavy traffic at...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall and scenery. You have to exercise caution as cars drive around tight mountain curves and making quick pull-offs. Wouldn't take my kids back again. There are safer waterfalls that you can actually view closer.

4  Thank Rhonda M
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