Devil’s Courthouse

The winding trail to the Devil’s Courthouse is a celebration of beauty and an occasion for adventure.

Photo by Charles Johnson

Waterfalls of Highlands and Cashiers NC

A visual tour of the beautiful waterfalls located on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. Search and view videos and photos are area waterfalls.
Male Hooded Warbler photo by Ed Boos

The Hooded Warbler

The sights and sounds of summer include this brightly costumed and melodious bird.
Photo by Clay Bolt

We Gotta Go to the Bio

Highlands Biological Station has packed June with a raft of activities and opportunities to meet the wild neighbors living on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Hot News About Fires

Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust is working tirelessly to manage fire hazards in our wild spaces.

Outdoors

Whether you want to tackle a mountain or sit by a stream, you’ll find just what you’re looking for here. This is a premier golf destination, but there’s so much more available. There are streams to fish, public pools and tennis courts to enjoy and playgrounds, too. Winter sports include ice skating, skiing, tubing and hiking.

Outdoor Activities Results

Bridal Veil Falls
Highlands, NC
Bridal Veil Falls is the first of many beautiful waterfalls in the Cullasaja Gorge near Highlands, North Carolina.   more
Bust Your Butt Falls
Highlands, NC
Located on US 64 west, you’ll come to Bust Your Butt Falls.   more
Cullasaja Falls
Highlands, NC
Three miles past Bust Your Butt Falls on Highway 64 is the breathtaking Cullasaja Falls.  more
Dry Falls
Highlands, NC | Dry Falls @ Wikipedia
A mile past Bridal Veil is the strangely named Dry Falls. Don’t let the name fool you – there’s nothing even remotely arid about this roaring 75-foot deluge.  more
Glen Falls
Highlands, NC
Glen Falls is located off a dirt road three miles south of Highlands off NC 106 south.   more
Picklesiemer Rockhouse Falls
Highlands, NC
Catch Picklesimer Rockhouse Falls after (or during) a good rain and you will be treated to a beautiful display as the water cascades over the sixty foot cliff and disappears into the rhododendron in the creek below.   more
Secret Falls
Highlands, NC
Big Shoals Falls (aka Secret Falls) is a powerful sixty foot waterfall in the Pisgah National Forest south of Highlands, NC.   more