Cullasaja Falls

Cullasaja Falls is a beautiful falls located along a very dangerous stretch of Hwy 64. The 250' falls and cascades is viewable from the road, but there's only a small pull off area suitable for 2-3 vehicles. The safest way to approach is from the Franklin side, west of the falls. From the intersection of Hwy 441 and 64 east, the falls is about 7.7 miles east on 64. If you are coming from Highlands, the falls is 5.5 miles past Dry Falls. You might do better passing the falls and turning around a little ways down the road. Pull completely off the road! Tractor trailers use this section of road and they need both lanes to get around these curves. You'll have the view of the falls in the above shot from the pull off if you manage to pull off safely. The next shot is from the same place in October '04, zoomed in to the upper section of the falls

You may notice a steep path leading down from the roadside viewing area. It leads down to the base of the falls and you need to be part mountain goat to attempt it. Only the bottom part of the falls is visible, but it's fairly impressive. In heavy water flow, the spray and gushing water would make conditions at the base very dangerous.

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