Fodor's Expert Review Cullasaja Gorge

Highlands Scenic Drive

West of Highlands via U.S. Route 64 toward Franklin, the Cullasaja Gorge (cul-lah-SAY-jah) is a 7½-mile gorge passing the Cullasaja River, Lake Sequoyah, and several waterfalls, including Bridal Veil Falls, Dry Falls, Quarry Falls, and the 200-foot Cullasaja Falls. The gorge and falls are in the Nantahala National Forest.

Rocks around waterfalls are slippery, and it is dangerous to try to cross the top of the falls.

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U.S. 64
Highlands, North Carolina  28741, USA

828-524–6441-Nantahala Ranger Station, Nantahala National Forest

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