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Toxaway Falls and the Toxaway Dam Break

Toxaway Falls

Toxaway Falls is next to US-64 between Brevard and Cashiers.  It is now part of Gorges State Park. Gorges State Park boundary runs right down the middle of the river.

It is a beautiful view as the Toxaway River pours over the granite and disappears into the forest around Sapphire (where I lived when I was little). Continue reading Toxaway Falls and the Toxaway Dam Break

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Whitewater Falls

Whitewater Falls Sapphire, NC
Whitewater Falls Sapphire, NC

Upper Whitewater Falls, in North Carolina, plunges 411 feet.

Lower Whitewater Falls, in South Carolina, cascades another 400 feet.

Together that makes 811 feet, which may make Whitewater Falls the highest waterfall east of the Rockies. Continue reading Whitewater Falls