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Little River Canyon National Preserve

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Address: 4322 Little River Trail NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967
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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I have traveled all of the US and this was one of the most beautiful places. First, we all went rock climbing to the top without ropes and looked at the beautiful view. When we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have traveled all of the US and this was one of the most beautiful places. First, we all went rock climbing to the top without ropes and looked at the beautiful view. When we were jumping rocks it started to rain lightly and it felt really good. Then we rocked climbed with ropes and even got help from strangers... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great scenic views. Pick a time after it has rained a bit to see the full effect of the falls. This place is really nice and has been set up well and nice wooden ramps to get down to the observation deck. The road around the canyon offers nice hilly and twisty turns with many places to stop at overlooks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous place to visit! Great for hiking in the woods, swimming in the Little River, and just a beautiful place to see. Kid friendly, which is nice for families.

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Thank Kate N
Fort Payne, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the most eautiful spots in Alabama. The deepest canyon east of the Mississippi. Worth the drive.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. we visited the nearby official facility and then did a hike/walk down and around the fall. Who knew Alabama was home to such a beautiful national preserve and waterfall!. Come pack a lunch and visit this scene- it's worth the trip!

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Jasper, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic drive with more than a dozen overlooks for amazing views of God's creation! One of the areas was set up for a wedding...what a backdrop! The beauty was awesome! Very enjoyable day!

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was too hot to hike with our pooch so we drive the scenic drive and stopped at the lookouts. The scenes were just amazing and well worth the trip. The (free) movie at the main center was also very helpful in getting you into the mindset of the property prior to driving the stretch/

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the time and get off the interstate to check out Little River Canyon National Preserve. If you love anything at all about nature, you will enjoy the trails, the river, and the beauty you will find.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit, I really liked the park station. Maybe because it's brand new:) The 20min. show in the theater kept my attention and was well done. The gift store had many unique items. Outside in the park,it was having a tough day:( mostly due to the lack of rain in the area:(:( There were about 15 young adults under... More 

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice time, but were here during a drought and Little River falls was light on water. Grace Falls had no water. The scenic drive was great.

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