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Little River Canyon National Preserve

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Address: 4322 Little River Trl NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-9300
Phone Number: +1 256 845 9605
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The deepest canyon east of the Mississippi is surrounded by the scenic...

The deepest canyon east of the Mississippi is surrounded by the scenic beauty of Lookout Mountain.

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An awesome view of nature. The one way road from the south heading north provides outstanding views and beautiful vistas. You will think you are in the Smokey Mountains in east... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Centre, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An awesome view of nature. The one way road from the south heading north provides outstanding views and beautiful vistas. You will think you are in the Smokey Mountains in east TN/NC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved walking the falls. took the kids and the dog and they loved it too. Helpful guide and nice walk!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The drought conditions have slowed these waterfalls to perhaps less than half of how I've seen them in the past. People are still getting into the deep waterhole beneath the bridge just upstream from the falls.

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on our way touring North Florida. What a site to see. There were people jumping off rocks and just having a ball in the water. We walked along the wooden fence and just enjoyed the waterfalls.

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E. Palatka, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed driving alongside the canyon and looking at it from the various overlooks. The beauty of the falls will change with the weather--rain or color.

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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our family of five to play at Little River Canyon for a day and had a lovely time. The water level was low, as it was August, but that afforded lots of rock hopping opportunities for our three kids (11, 9, 7). We packed a picnic lunch, our swimsuits, and hiking shoes. There were picnic tables and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in town on business and took a drive by this park to spend some free time. I had no idea what to expect and was really surprised by the beauty and depth of the canyon. It's well worth the short drive to her there!

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views abound here. However, waterfalls are dry in the summer. Great for hiking or just relaxing at one of the many overlooks. 24 mile road takes you thru the area for those not hiking. Many sheer cliffs and canyon to view.

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are gorgeous and the hike is very easy, even with young kids. Even though you are not supposed to, you can walk around the river above the falls during the summer when the water levels are lower. The bathroom can most definitely use an upgrade (hence the 4 stars). Leave the car at the parking lot and hike... More 

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Harrison, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard about the Little River Canyon National Preserve in an article on MSN about the top swimming holes in America. I visited the website and decided it would be perfect for me and my family. I highly recommend reviewing their website before visiting the park. We hiked, drove the scenic route, ate a picnic lunch, went swimming in three... More 

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