Photo by Charles Johnson

Bust Your Butt Falls

Cullasaja River Highlands, NC
Located on US 64 west, you’ll come to Bust Your Butt Falls.
Bust Your Butt Falls
Highlands, NC

Located on US 64 west, you’ll come to Bust Your Butt Falls. This is a rushing terrace of falls that empties into a deep pool that’s as close to the proverbial Ol’ Swimming Hole as we’re likely to see in 21st Century America. This popular swimming spot offers a deep plunge pool on the Cullasaja River near Highlands. Just be cautious or you will discover how the falls earned its name!