Unlike the name suggests, at you will see a lot of rushing water in the scenic Nantahala National Forest. The 24.4 m (80 ft) falls steam from an overhanging cliff, which you can walk under on the path and stay relatively dry. However, when it rains and the water flow is higher, you might get sprayed. Near the parking area is an observation deck where you can take in the entire waterfall. To experience the falls up close, walk the short, paved trail. Make sure to protect your camera and other electronic equipment, and consider bringing an umbrella or waterproof jacket. Admission is free and the parking area has restrooms. Plan my trip to Highlands with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
Dry Falls reviews
Dry falls was really cool. Very easy hike only a few stairs and a very short loop. We went after a heavy rain and it was powerful to walks behind it. more »
We stopped here while on vacation in NC, and although we saw many other waterfalls this was definitely our favorite! The water was pouring over the falls. It was so amazing that you could stand... more »
No hike, but amazing waterfall. There is a parking lot and a toilet! There is a pathway that goes behind the waterfall. There are stairs that you will need to go down. Spectacular views! Loved it and will go back.
Beautiful waterfall just minutes of the road. They do ask for a $3 contribution for park upkeep so make sure you have a few ones with you when you go.
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