Dry Falls: On US 64/28, 4 miles from Highlands. A pleasant walk from the highway, the path goes behind the 75 ft. waterfall.
Bridal Veil Falls: This fall cascades over US 64/28 3 miles from town. Cars drive under the 120 ft. waterfall.
Bust Your Butt Falls: Approx. 7 miles west of Highlands.
Cullasaja Falls: On Hwy.64 / 9 miles from town, it is one of the most Picturesque falls in North Carolina. It is a 250 ft cascade.
Glenn Falls: Located off a dirt road 3 miles south of Highlands on 106S. The turn-off is marked by a U.S.F.S. sign. Glen Falls is composed of a series of 3 large falls dropping approximately 60ft. each on the east fork of Overflow Creek in the Blue Valley area. The one-mile foot trail down to the falls is steep.
Kalakaleskies: Located off US 64/28 west, 2.5 miles northwest of Highlands on the Cullasaja River. The Sequoyah Dam is at the head of the falls. There are 18 small falls within a quarter mile paralleling US 64/28.
Lower Satulah Falls - Clear Creek Falls: A high narrow waterfall visible from the overlook approximately 2 1/2 miles from Highlands Main St.
Rainbow Falls: Hwy. 64 east to Hwy. 281 south.
Turtleback Falls: Hwy. 64 east to Hwy. 281 south.
Whitewater Falls: Aprox. 20 miles from Highlands, these falls are the highest in the eastern US at 411 ft. A pleasant 45 minute drive, many visitors enjoy driving through Horse Cove and crossing over the Chattooga River on their way to Whitewater.