Dry Falls Pass Pass

National Forests in North Carolina

Open year-round. This area provides visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal to the 75-foot waterfall by following a trail right behind the falls, and an accessible overlook provides a beautiful view of the falls. Passes purchased for Dry Falls are also honored at Whiteside Mountain and Whitewater Falls. 

Please check the forest website for the most recent closures and openings. Cell phone connectivity on the forest may be limited, plan ahead.

If purchasing your Day Pass on-site, no printed copy of the pass will be available. Instead, your license plate number and pass stored on your device will be used to confirm compliance.

Pass is only valid at Dry Falls, Whitewater Falls, and Whiteside Mountain. Admits the passholder and occupants of a single, private (non-commercial) vehicle. Limited cell service at this site, purchase of pass beforehand is advised.

This pass is valid until 11:59 PM of the date listed on the pass, and only for the date and vehicle specified for this pass.