Whitewater Falls, Sapphire

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  • Wonderful hikes in the area. Just a lovely lovely place. We took a picnic and sat on a rock in the river to enjoy.! 
  • Whitewater Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi and cannot be seen all from one spot. There are some paths down to the lower falls from the parking are, but one is very dangerous and...  more »
  • A must see if you are in the area. Pay the park fee and walk in to see the falls. We didn't walk down because we were with small kids but absolutely amazing!! 
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  • The water fall was easy to get to, if you could walk without issues. I was sad for older people that could not make the incline. If you want to go, but get winded walking up hill, or need assistance walking, take a wheel chair and somebody strong to push you. They have about 3 or 4 benches along the paved walkway. There are steps at the end of the walkway. But, you can see some of the waterfall from the end of the paved walkway.
  • Awesome Place kids loved it I loved it recommend
  • Don't forget to add this to your tour of western NC's waterfalls. The park is wheelchair accessible, however views of the falls itself, are not. There are lots of steps to the viewing area, but it's worth the effort.
  • Beautiful views well worth the short hike.
  • Beautiful waterfall. I definitely recommend hiking down to the base. A lot of switch backs, but it's a good little hike.