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Outdoor Destination: Dry Falls In Nantahala National Forest


November 26, 2018

Dry Falls is a shady waterfall, so, in the winter the wind and colder temperatures at this elevation often cause the mist to freeze in a dramatic display. (Photo Courtesy Kevin Adams Photography)

This week's Outdoor Destination is Dry Falls, on the Cullasaja River near Highlands, a 75' foot handicap accessible waterfall that can be walked behind.

The falls are located right off of U.S. 64 about an hour from Brevard. This stretch of U.S. 64 is known as a Mountain Scenic By-Way and between Highlands and Cashiers there are many view points, waterfalls and pull offs for photo opportunities and wildlife viewing.

Near the bottom of the Cullasaja Gorge is Dry Falls, which is aptly named, visitors to the falls can walk behind it without getting wet.

The Cullasaja Gorge cascades over t...

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