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Whiteside Mountain

Whiteside Mountain Review

Near Highlands and Cashiers, Whiteside Mountain is one of the highest continuous cliffs in the East. The sheer cliffs of white granite rise up to 750 feet, overlooking the Chattooga River in the Nantahala National Forest. A 2-mi loop (moderate) takes you to the top of the cliffs. The cliffs also are popular with rock climbers. Peregrine falcons nest here, and the cliffs are closed to climbers during falcon mating season.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Whiteside Mountain Rd., 4.6 mi from Cashiers on U.S. 64 Cashiers, NC 28717 | Map It
  • Phone: 828/524-6441 Nantahala Ranger District, US Forest Service
  • Cost: $2 per car parking fee, honor system
  • Location: Cashiers
Updated: 09-28-2012

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