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Bust Your Butt Falls

US 64, Highlands Rd., Highlands, NC 28741
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This one came up quick it's right on 64 and there isn't alot of parking, the view to stop and see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beth W
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Battle Creek, Michigan
Super scenic falls on beautiful byway

Beautifully scenic falls on a wonderful mountain byway. Easy pull off with views from parking... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
rhdtravels
,
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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  • Average13%
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“parking area” (2 reviews)
“boulders” (3 reviews)
“roadside” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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US 64, Highlands Rd., Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This one came up quick it's right on 64 and there isn't alot of parking, the view to stop and see is gorgeous. You can wade your feet and get the full waterfall experience with little water falls near bye and farther as you go...More

Thank Beth W
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Beautifully scenic falls on a wonderful mountain byway. Easy pull off with views from parking spot. Or walk down a path. (Not sure if the pathway is official or unofficial, so we took pictures from the pull-off parking area only.)

Thank rhdtravels
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The falls dump into a deep pool where the locals swim and jump from a rope swing. Nice set of falls right on the road.

Thank Qgriffin
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Its small but its worth it to stop and have a look totally worth the pictures and it nice and peaceful their was only one other person stopped when we were and it was a little chilly that morning but it made for some great...More

Thank tinkerbsb
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing piece of heaven! Very popular swimming spot along the Highlands in North Carolina. These waterfalls are a little gem; perfect spot for a quick swim and lots of pretty pictures. It is so relaxing to sit there and contemplate nature. Parking accesible. Athletic wear...More

1  Thank Adriana P
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a spot with some deadly history but take some time to just sit and listen to the water as it passes by. The photography potential is very high from where the mini falls are to the rock facing downstream. I would not recommend...More

Thank rockdoctor48
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We are Locals of Highlands and people do not realize the history of injury and death here. Please be careful, especially young children. In my opinion no one should be swimming at bust your butt falls. If you would like to look up the history...More

1  Thank Bri J
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Youngest of kids in our group was 9 and she struggled a little bit climbing over the rocks which can be very slippery in the water. The teens loved it! There is a place to climb up to jump of into the COLD water. Need...More

Thank Mom2fourkids
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

right on the edge of the road. Easy in and out. parking right there. Yes, there are some boulders to climb over but seems very safe for most ages. Parts of it have very fast rushing water so be careful. There is a jump off...More

Thank onemichael
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great place for kids over 8 or 9. Really hard to get smaller kids over the medium size boulders and cold cold watering hole pool has current in it for novice swimmers. Fun for tweens or older.

Thank Matt C
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