Whitewater Falls

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Whitewater Falls
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A favorite spot for hikers and picnickers, this scenic area features the Whitewater River dropping more than 400 feet in a series of cascading falls.
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clint b
Columbia, SC151 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
While in the area decided to drive up and see this beautiful waterfall.
The trail from the parking lot is paved and very accessible with plenty of benches in case you need a break. ADA compliant to the main viewing deck.
There are also 154 stairs down to a lower viewing deck which also has a nice bench 1/2 way for a break spot.
If you are near you must visit
Written 25 April 2022
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Hanna D
Hattiesburg, MS110 contributions
Apr 2022 • Family
It had rained the day before so the waterfall was very powerful and full. This hike is short and not that hard.
Written 9 April 2022
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Steve A
Bonne Terre17 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
A steep, but short hike (.6 mile) up the paved trail to a beautiful waterfall. The best view is down 154 steps to base. Very strong water flow during late March.
Written 4 April 2022
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ksv55
Jacksonville, FL29 contributions
Feb 2022
Stunning waterfall! Not that bad a "hike" to get to it. Paved parking and clean restroom facilities.
Written 9 February 2022
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Becky V
7249320267 contributions
Oct 2021
Plenty of parking and a slight uphill stroll to an overlook to the falls. The leaves were gorgeous this past weekend. Beautiful falls just a 20 minute drive from Cashiers!
Written 26 October 2021
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SueDon
Avon Park, FL103 contributions
Sep 2021
Beautiful falls just a 20 minute drive from Cashiers! Plenty of parking and a slight uphill hike to an overlook to the falls. To get a better, more closer look you have to walk down several flights of stairs. Can't wait to visit again in the fall when the leaves change.
Written 6 September 2021
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edwarddK6503KY
Spartanburg, SC10 contributions
Aug 2021
Great scenic view. I would not walk down or upto the falls personally, but I understand the hike is very nice. The view of the falls from the overlook is nice too and to see these falls in our area is worth it. Higher than Niagara, just not as much water.
Written 7 August 2021
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dorsalmo
Florissant, MO1,054 contributions
Jun 2021
Depending on how you measure it, this is the tallest waterfall in the Eastern United States. However, it is quite a bit away from most tourist attractions. We would say it's worth the drive. If you are on the "waterfall byway" in North Carolina, you need to take the 10 mile or so side trip to see this one. The walk to the overlook is nice too. It is a bit of a trek, though, so be prepared for it - all paved, though. Also, you probably want to go down the steps to see the falls closer up than from the top. That means, of course, you have to walk back up those stairs... Well worth it, though.
Written 26 July 2021
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NoPlaceLikeHome
Seneca, SC241 contributions
Jul 2021 • Family
The falls are beautiful. The best view of the falls requires uphill walk from the parking lot and then walking down quite a few flights of stairs (and backup again). If you can handle the walking and stairs, it’s worth a quick stop on your way to and from your main destination.
Written 6 July 2021
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Ronda C
68 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
This is a beautiful waterfall but you have to observe it from quite a distance away....I’m glad we went but I recommend Pearson Falls Glen in Saluda even more!
Written 11 June 2021
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