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• Historic Sites: Wasilik Poplar,WhiteOak Bottoms&AlbertMountainTower

• Begins as a paved two-lane road and turns into single-lane gravel

past Standing Indian Campground access

From intersection of Hwy 64 W and Hwy 23/441 North in Franklin, NC

take Hwy 64 W towards Murphy, NC for 12 miles. Just before the 12th

mile you should see a brown sign for Wallace Gap, Appalachian Trail

and Standing Indian Campground with arrows pointing you toward

West Old Murphy Road (SR 1448) on your left, take this left. Stay on W.

Old Murphy Road for two miles. You’ll pass a Nantahala National Forest

Sign for the campground saying “500 Ft Ahead,” and at two miles you’ll

be at FR (Forest Road) #67 to your right (indicated by a small brown sign

at the beginning of the road).

US HWY 64: Franklin, NC to Whiteside


• 22 miles of gorgeous roadside scenery on this section of the

“Mountain Waters Scenic Byway”

• Multiple waterfalls (Cullasaja Falls, Bust Your Butt Falls, Dry Falls,

Bridal Veil Falls & Lake Sequoyah or “Kalakaleskies Falls”)

• Fishing in the hatchery supported waters of the Cullasaja River

• Cliffside Lake Recreation Area with fishing, hiking, picnic area,

swimming, bath house (showers, restrooms), kid friendly

• Vanhook Glade Campground with Cliffside Lake access via Vanhook Trail

• Two roadside picnic areas with multiple tables, charcoal grills and

easy access to the Cullasaja River

• Toilets located at the Dry Falls parking area

• Downtown Highlands shopping, restaurants and lodging

• Whiteside Mountain with excellent hiking opportunity

• Views from “Big View”, roadside of Highway 64 (WhitesideMountain,

Devil’s Courthouse, Chattooga River Valley and into South Carolina)

Whiteside Cove Road

• Peaceful drive connecting Horse Cove (just South of Highlands) and

Hwy 107 (just South of Cashiers)

• Multiple activities from this road including scenic views, photography,

fishing, swimming and hiking

• Points of interest: Granite City, Grimshawes Historic Post Office,

Cashiers Sliding Rock, Chattooga River Cliffs Trail (Upper)

• This road is part pavement, part gravel in places; not recommended

for motorcycles

Unique and

Mountain Chic

Acorns Boutique

Fashions, Jewelry, Gifts

465 Main Street


Acorns on Church

Furnishings, Home Décor

212 South 4th Street


New Offering

Simon Pearce Glass