From Highway #64 & NC #281 travel South towards South Carolina. In approximately 8 miles, look for the signs to the falls and parking lot ($) Follow path the see the falls.
There are two tiers to Whitewater Falls. This section of the falls can be reached with a short (300 yds) walk on a paved path. There is a multi-lever observation deck. The Lower Whitewater Falls can only be reached via a 1.5 mile hike.