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Beautiful cascading falls

These falls are the last cascade on the Cullasaja River, extending approximately 0.25 miles. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda D
Collierville, Tennessee
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Such a gorgeous drive

I feel for the person who has to drive the 7.1 miles of twists and turns but the view for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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28 US Highway 64/State Road, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These falls are the last cascade on the Cullasaja River, extending approximately 0.25 miles. There are several pull-offs along Highway 64 to view different levels of the river, falls, and gorge.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel for the person who has to drive the 7.1 miles of twists and turns but the view for the passengers is spectacular. Go early in the morning as traffic gets crazy later in the day as tourists flock the road to see the...More

1  Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at the pull off which is right after a curve. I was a little nervous about cars coming around the curve so you would need to be extremely cautious if children are with you.

Thank Bonnie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a .10 trek down mountain side but so worth the effort. What a beautiful, powerful waterfall. Rushing water and its almost like 4 + waterfalls in one. What a great place to get cooled off and feel the mist on your face.

1  Thank R84W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are ever in the area you definitely need to stop here and look at these amazing falls!! We live close by and we make several trips up just to see these falls!!

1  Thank jdm1226
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a North Carroline Scenic Drive with lots of turns and twists bringing you close to the edge as you drive south to Highlands and close to the mountain as you drive north to Franklin. Take your time and enjoy the view. Stop at...More

Thank Carl K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Drove out highway 64 from Franklin NC to the Highlands. There are 3 waterfalls to see along the way!

1  Thank Mcgowan413
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Beautiful portion of the Cullasaja River that creates an enormous section of waterfalls (which are difficult to reach by foot). As you go further down the river, Quarry Falls or Bust-Your-Butt Falls can be found and stopped at to swim in the pool at the...More

Thank CFordham
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A brief (7 miles or so), beautiful drive, which borders on being potentially dangerous, and well worth the effort. Stop at all 4 waterfall viewing areas for a beautiful and fun treat—good for all ages. You must see the Cullasaja Falls: it’s the first one...More

1  Thank Joe58156
Reviewed 31 July 2018

You can enjoy this most gorgeous scenic drive and park in several parking areas to take photos of the stunning waterfall. This drive is a must for anyone visiting these mountains. At the south end you also get Wedding Veil Falls where you can literally...More

Thank Sandy K
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Bryan W
14 August 2015|
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Response from nkimperial | Reviewed this property |
Most trails allow dogs, if they don't there usually are signs. It's best to buy trail maps at area outdoor stores. Just make sure you clean up after your dog.
12 May 2015|
Response from MaccaFan1 | Reviewed this property |
Just follow the road to Franklin, NC. There will be a pull off spot on the left down the road a ways. Be very careful as the road is narrow and curvy.