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Start of Waterfall Byway
Byway starts at the juction of United States Highway #64 with State Highway #215 at Rosman, North Carolina. This byway passes through lands full of scenic wonder and historical significance. Bridal Veil Falls has a spectacular 120-foot cascade into the Cullasaja River. Nearby Dry Falls derives its name from the fact that visitors can walk behind the falls without getting wet. Byway towns such as Gneiss and Murphy are important landmarks about North Carolina's Native American history.
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Old Toxaway Road / State Route #1139
Old Toxaway Road / State Route #1139, Frozen Lake, Fouth Falls, Upper Whitewwater Falls, Lake Jocassee, The Wilds Christian Association, a Protestant Christian organization, located here in North Carolina
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Silverstein Road
Silverstain Road / State Route #1309, Quebec, North Carolina,
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Flat Creek Valley Road
Flat Creek Valley Road / State Route #1147,
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Oak Grove Church Road

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Flat Creek Valley Road
Flat Creek Valley Road / State Route #1147, Toxaway River,
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Indian Creek Trail Road
Indian Creek Trail Road, Falls Country Club,
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Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
Junction State Highway #281, Lake Toxaway, a community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, Tanasee Creek Reservoir, Wolf Mountain, North Carolina, Wolf Creek Reservoir,
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Toxaway Fall Drive
Toxaway Fall Drive, Lake Toxaway Spillway, Toxaway Lake, the largest man-made , privately held Lake in North Carolina. This is fed by natureal streams and flows out to make Toxaway Falls and on to Toxaway River.
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Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
Westshore Drive / Lakeside Mountain Road, Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
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Old Country Road
Old Country Road runs into the dense Nantahala National Forest on the Mountains near Gorges Park, North Carolina
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State Highway #281
State Highway #281, Turtleback Falls, also called Umbrella Falls, is a waterfall located near Brevard, North Carolina. The falls is located on the Horsepasture River. It is on Nantahala National Forest. Bearwallow Falls, Drift Falls, Rainbow Falls, are the adjacent falls located in Nantahala National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina, Whitewater Falls, Corbin Creek Falls, are also found by the highway side near the South Carolina Border. Nearby Falls are Little Falls, located on private property upstream from Drift Falls; Narrows Falls, located in a gated community upstream from Drift Falls; Rock House Falls, 55-ft falls located on private property on Burlingame Creek, a tributary of the Horsepasture River; Turtleback Falls; Drift Falls; Stairway Falls. * Sidepocket Falls * Windy Falls
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Sapphire Lakes Country Club
Milefield Road / State Route #1152, Sapphire Lakes Country Club,
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Sapphire Road / Lakeshore Drive
Sapphire Road / Lakeshore Drive, Community of Sapphire, North Carolina, located in Nantahala National Forest Area, within Gorges State Park, Sapphire Lake,
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Sapphire Lake
Smokey Waters Drive, Sapphire Lake, Holly Forest Ct., Little Hogback Creek,
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Sapphire Mountain Golf Club
Sapphire Mountain Golf Club, located in Sapphire, North Carolina on the Nantahala National Forest, Dobson's Mountain, a mountain located in Sapphire, North Carolina,
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Gold Creek Road
Gold Creek Road, Lake Trail, Fairfield Lake, located in Sapphire Valley, near Chimney Top Mountain, in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina
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Cherokee Trail
Cherokee Trail, Little River, Spring Forest Road to Lake Fairfield, in Sapphire Valley, North Carolina
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State Route #1120
State Route #1120 / Cedar Creek Road, Lupton Lake, A Christmas Tree Farm located here in Cashiers, North Carolina, Flatwood Branch,
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Cashiers, North Carolina
State Highway #107, Cashiers, North Carolina, located in Sapphire Valley, Jackson County, North Carolina, Lake Glenville, Glenville, North Carolina, a town in Jackson County, North Carolina, Tuckasegee, North Carolina, Cashiers Lake, a lake located south from here. High Hampton Inn and Country Club, Fowler Creek, Silver Run Falls, located near Community of High Hampton, North Carolina in the Sapphire Valley, towards the North Carolina's border with South Carolina.
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Stillmont Creek Road
Stillmont Creek Road / Cliffridge,
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Norton, North Carolina
Norton Road / State Route #1143, Community of Norton, North Carolina, Norton Creek, The Meadow Lodge by Moss Creek, Thorpe Reservoir,
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Highlands Cove Drive
Highlands Cove Drive, Highlands Cove,
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Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain Road, Whiteside Mountain, a mountain in Jackson County, North Carolina which has the highest cliffs in North Carolina and offer spectacular views of mountains, Waterfalls and Lakes.
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Wildcat Cliffs Country Club
Lake Villa Way, Wildcat Cliffs Country Club, Whiteside Mountain could be reached by this road.
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Cullasaja Club
Cullsaja Club Drive, Cullasaja Club,
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Trail to Yellow Mountain
Buck Creek Road / State Route #1538, Yellow Mountain Trail in the Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina
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Highland Falls Country Club
Falls Drive East, Highland Falls Country Club,
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Horse Cove Road / State Route #1603
Horse Cove Road / State Route #1603, Harris Lake, a lake, a popular spot for picnicking and fishing, located just outside downtown Highland, North Carolina, State Highway #28, this highway crosses into Georgia.
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Highlands, North Carolina
State Highway #106, Highlands, North Carolina, a town located in Jackson County, North Carolina, during the season tourists flock in high numbers for enjoying hiking, fishing and nearby waterfalls such as Bridal Veil Falls, Cullasaja Falls, Dry Falls, Quarry Falls and other smaller falls in the area. Highlands Falls Golf Course, Club Lake, Scaly Mountain, North Carolina, a community in Macon County, North Carolina
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Chowan Drive
Chowan Drive, Lake Sequoyah, located in Highlands, North Carolina
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Bridal Veil Falls, North Carolina
Bridal Veil Falls, North Carolina, is a water fall from a height of 45-feet, located in Nantahala National Forest, in Macon County, North Carolina. Bridal Veil Falls is the only of it's kind in the state, where a vehicle could be driven under the waterfall.
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Dry Falls, North Carolina
Dry Falls, North Carolina, also called Upper Cullasaja Falls, a waterfall located in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, just off State Highway #28, people can walk behind falling water, as the water flows from a protruding bluff.
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Turtle Pond Road
Turtle Pond Road / State Route #1620
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Access
Access to Cliffside Lake, a lake located just off Highway #28, in Nantahala National Forest, Macon County, North Carolina
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Quarry Falls / Cullasaja Falls
Quarry Falls, Cullsaja Falls, a waterfall located in Cullasaja River, in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina,
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Gold Mine Road
Gold Mine Road / State Route #1678
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Gneiss, North Carolina
Walnut Creek Road, Gneiss, North Carolina
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Gneiss, North Carolina
River Road / State Route #1677/1672, Community of Gneiss, North Carolina
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Higdonville, North Carolina
Ellijay Road / State Route #1001, Community of Higdon, North Carolina, Community of Ellija, North Carolina
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Cullasaja, North Carolina
Fullton Road / State Highway #1668, Community of Cullasaja, North Carolina
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State Route 1518
State Route 1518 / Highland Woods Trail, White's Lake, This area is home to many animals, specially birds as thick woods surround the Lake and Dam area along this route, in North Carolina
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Saunders Road
Saunders Road / State Route #1516, Holly Springs Golf Course,
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Junction
Junction of United States Highway #441/23, where the Byway Waterfall byway changes it's course on the US Highway #441/23/64. Lake Emory, Community of Dean, North Carolina,
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State Route #1646
State Route #1646 / Clarks Chapel Road, Community of Prentiss, North Carolina, State Route #1653, Community of Franklin, North Carolina.
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Franklin, North Carolina
Intersection of United States Highway #23, Franklin, North Carolina, a town located in Macon County, within the Nantahala National Forest area, North Carolina, Franklin Golf Course, Community of Hickory Knoll, North Carolina, Cartoogechaye, North Carolina, Oak Grove, North Carolina, are nearby Communities located here in Macon County, North Carolina. Community of Union, North Carolina and Prentiss, North Carolina lie south, off the Waterfall Byway on United States Highway #441/23.
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Wayah Road
Wayah Road to State Bicycle Route 2, Mill Creek Country Club,
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Carl Siagle Road
Carl Siagle Road / State Route #1309, leads to a Picnic Area on Wayah Road in Nantahal National Forest, North Carolina
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West Old Murphy Road / State Route #1448
West Old Murphy Road / State Route #1448, to Appalachian Trial at Rock Gap, One of the Largest Wasilik Poplar Tree is located near this trail in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina
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A Trail
A short Trail into the Nantahala National Forest, A spectacular, colorful sunrise could be witnessed from here.
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Tigertail Drive
Tigertail Drive / Rainbow Springs Road, Rainbow Springs, North Carolina
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Allison Creek Road / State Route #1448
Allison Creek Road / State Route #1448, Appalachian Trail at the Rock Gap, Some of the Largest Wasilik Poplar Tree in the state could be seen here.
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National Forest Road
National Forest Road, Very small streams could be seen on the mountain along the road near here.
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Shooting Creek, North Carolina
State Route #1168/1167, Shooting Creek, North Carolina
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State Route #1331/1353
State Route #1331/1353, Lake Chatgue, North Carolina
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Cold Branch Road / State Route #1330
Cold Branch Road / State Route #1330, Mountain Harbour Golf and Yacht Club, near Tusquittee Valley
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State Highway #175
State Highway #175, Lake Chatague, located in Natahala National Forest, North Carolina near the border with Georgia. Elf, North Carolina,
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Oak Forest Road / Downings Creek Road
Oak Forest Road / Downings Creek Road, Double Knobs,
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State Route #1140
State Route #1140 / Sanderson Street, Chatuge Dam on Lake Chatuge.
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Hayesville, North Carolina
Intersection of State Highway #69, Hayesville, North Carolina, a town located in Clay County, North Carolina. Chatuge Shores Golf Course,
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Carter Cove Road
Carter Cove Road, Qualla Road to the Market in Hayesville, North Carolina.
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State Route #1303
State Route #1303 / Lance Cove Road, Hiawassee River, located off Lance Cove Road,
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Green Cove Road
Green Cove Road / State Road #1131, Community of Brasstown, North Carolina
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Brasstown, North Carolina
Suttewig Road, to Brasstown, North Carolina, a community located in Clay County, North Carolina
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Mission Road / State Road #1544
Mission Road / State Road #1544/1537, to Peachtree, North Carolina,
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Brasstown, North Carolina
Old Highway #64/State Route #1548, to Brasstown, North Carolina
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Peachtree, North Carolina
State Highway #141/ State Route #1543, Peachtree, North Carolina
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End of Waterfall Byway
At the Junction of United States Highway #64 with United States Highway #74/129, at Murphy, North Carolina, a town in Cherokee County, North Carolina, ends the Waterfall Byway, littered with waterfalls and scenic natural beauty all along its route.