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There are over 260 scenic waterfalls in Transylvania County, "Land of the Waterfalls." Many of the falls are easily accessible to the public because they are located in our three parklands: Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, & Gorges State Park. Following are the major falls: Connestee Falls, US 276 S., twin falls each about 110 feet high; High Falls, 2.5 miles from Yellow Gap Road, 125 feet high; Looking Glass Falls, US 276 N., 85 feet high; Rainbow Falls, on Horse Pasture River of NC 281S., 20 feet high; Toxaway Falls, US 64 W. in Toxaway, 123 feet high; and Whitewater Falls, NC 281 S., near Sapphire, the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States, dropping 441 feet.


Admission: Free
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Transylvania County

Phone: (800)648-4523
Our Email: waterfalls@citcom.net
Our Website:www.visitwaterfalls.com

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Land of the Waterfalls

There are over 260 scenic waterfalls in Transylvania County, "Land of the Waterfalls." Many of the falls are easily accessible to the public because they are located in our three parklands: Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, & Gorges State Park. Following are the major falls:

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