Special Places # 41
Falls & Cascades
1 – Top Left: Toccoa Falls is a waterfall with a vertical drop of 186 feet, on the campus of Toccoa Falls College in Stephens County, Georgia. Toccoa comes from the Cherokee word “Tagwâ′hĭ”, meaning “Catawba place” or “beautiful”
2 – Top Middle: Dunn’s River Falls. At about 180 feet (55 m) high and 600 feet (180 m) long, the waterfalls are terraced like giant natural stairs though some incorporate man-made improvements. Several small lagoons are interspersed among the vertical sections of the falls.
3 – Top Right: Falls are in the The Quechee Gorge is located in Quechee, Vermont along U.S. Route 4. The gorge is 165 feet deep and is the deepest gorge in Vermont.
4 – Bottom Left: Spectacular scenery and hiking trails make Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge one of Georgia’s most popular state parks. At 729 feet, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast. Visitors have choices on how to best view the tumbling waters, ranging from an accessible pathway to a challenging trail with staircases.
5 – Bottom Right: Little River Falls is located within the Little River Canyon National Preserve in Alabama, United States. It marks the beginning of the Little River Canyon.
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