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Cullasaja Falls

Highway 64, Highlands, NC
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Slippery When Wet

Great, cascading waterfall road side on the highway from Franklin, NC up to Highlands. Parking is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
edward d
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Worth finding

It is a little hard to find. As you travel out of Highland you can't see it. We had to hook a u... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jtoverstreet
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Eastlake, Ohio
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pull offs” (7 reviews)
“hiking boots” (2 reviews)
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Highway 64, Highlands, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, cascading waterfall road side on the highway from Franklin, NC up to Highlands. Parking is limited so visit early if you can. We climbed on the rocks, watched the waders (brrr) and took some nice photos. Coming back to river bank, one of our...More

Thank edward d
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a little hard to find. As you travel out of Highland you can't see it. We had to hook a u turn and head back. It comes up as a surprise and a pull off big enough for 5-6 cars. The top half...More

Thank jtoverstreet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fairly large waterfall about 8 miles from Highlands. If traveling from Highlands, go past the pull off and find a safe place around and park on the gorge side of the road. There isn't a lot of parking so be careful. The...More

Thank belkm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years we have drove the road from Franklin to the Highlands and as you enter the Cullasaja Gorge, rocks are on the left and a guardrail is on the right keeping you from a very steep cliff. Occasionally large trucks that are not supposed...More

Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed 30 April 2017

These falls, viewed along the lovely stretch of Hwy 64 between Franklin and Highlands, are well worth a stop along this gorgeous wooded route.

Thank ECrowther
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Due to the narrow, winding roadway these falls are more easily spotted traveling US 64 from Franklin to Highlands, NC. The pull off for viewing is narrow and parking limited, located in a short straight stretch between two curves. While I did not see a...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We hiked down the steep hill to catch some photos of this beautiful cascade of water. Can be seen from the road, but much better up close and personal.

Thank James H
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent spot to stop on the way to Highlands. Easy access to view these magnificent falls of the Callausja River.

Thank Devin B
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful place, but you must be careful if you plan to hike down because it is pretty steep. A tree feel when we were going down! Make sure to have good hiking boots as well. I had Chacos when we visited and did...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stunning and beautiful falls as you enter Highlands - worth pulling to the side to take in the water rush and stunning falls...but a little secret...this is only the welcome mat. The next 2-3 pull offs, next to the guard rail openings, give you a...More

Thank mlpack777
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