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Big Laurel Falls

Fr 67, Franklin, NC
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So Beautiful there

They need to offer throw up bags for the road. The Air is thin, cool and crisp. So beautiful there... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Misty M
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Branford, Florida
Great Falls

These were beautiful, lovely hike and drive. Just be careful of downed trees. One was overturned... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Hollyhawkskitchen
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Grand Rapids
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"mile round trip"
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"roots"
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

They need to offer throw up bags for the road. The Air is thin, cool and crisp. So beautiful there. I didn't want to leave

1  Thank Misty M
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

These were beautiful, lovely hike and drive. Just be careful of downed trees. One was overturned and only way to continue on path was to walk on the over turned root part path being only 6in wide and one slip you fall

Thank Hollyhawkskitchen
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

The falls are a short walk from the road through shade trees which makes it very enjoyable. We lingered in the shade and admired the flowing waters in this peaceful setting.

Thank Fuelman8
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

A Fairly short trail that takes little effort to traverse. Cool trees and foliage to look out along the way. Falls at the end are worth the walk and a great picture opportunity.

Thank LavFam
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

The drive up the mountain tto see the area's many warerfalls was lovely and quite exciting as you drive close to the edge of the mountain. The waterfall is beautiful. We would certainly see the falls on a return trip.

Thank minerakl56
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

The walk to the falls is short enough I'd not call it a hike - less than a mile, on a fairly wet and very root-filled path (watch your footing!). The end of the path requires care to get to the base of the quite...More

1  Thank Peregonz
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

The trail has lots of roots and steps and is very narrow. It's great if you're on foot but if you have someone in a three wheel trike don't do it. The falls is beautiful and the trail isn't too steep.

2  Thank Chris W
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Artisan Jewelers was very interesting, in a unique building. The falls and area around them are beautiful, well worth the hike.

1  Thank travelinglady178
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

The falls are deep into the Nantahala Forest in the Standing Indian cmapground. It's a bit of a drive but not bad. The parking is a tight and the hike to the falls not to strenuous but you do have to pay attention to the...More

2  Thank Mark E
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

Be sure to take the drive from Franklin to Highland to Sylvia. It's winding, beautiful and SLOW (35 MPH) but totally worth it. The colors were beautiful and the falls, well when are waterfalls not beautiful?

2  Thank jandn
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