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Little River Canyon Center

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472 Alabama Hwy 35, Fort Payne, AL 35967
+1 256-845-3548
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Wonderful!

The bathrooms were incredibly clean. The gift shop is very nice. The staff is incredibly friendly... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Ginas418
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DeLand, Florida
Wonderful

This is a wonderful place to start and end you ventures at the Parks. Two parks, Little River and... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
doucebag
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Alabama
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The Little River Canyon Center is a partnership between Jacksonville State University and Little River Canyon National Preserve. The Center provides visitors with information, educational and recreational opportunities, and an impressive HD film about Little River Canyon. Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (check website for holiday schedule).
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472 Alabama Hwy 35, Fort Payne, AL 35967
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

The bathrooms were incredibly clean. The gift shop is very nice. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful!

Thank Ginas418
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

This is a wonderful place to start and end you ventures at the Parks. Two parks, Little River and Desoto Falls next to each other .

Thank doucebag
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Such a nice facility! Staff and Park Rangers were so nice and informative. Restroom were exceptionally clean and check out the children programs !

Thank 132Karen132
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the right time. That leaves were almost at their peak. The views were very stunning of the canyon and the waterfalls. The canyon center was very impressive. In teaming up with the University. The drive was very beautiful the roads were excellent....More

Thank Mel m
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

If you're visiting Little River Canyon, be sure and stop here. There is excellent information about the canyon, and the staff are happy to share their knowledge about the preserve. The Center is shared by the National Park Service and Jacksonville State University, which offers...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

A wonderful place that is beautiful and made in all the energy conservative ways. Ask about it, they are proud of how their building is made. Don't miss the movie. LIttle gift shop on site.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The canyon center is a great place to visit. Check there calendar for a variety of free programs and concerts. Some events may have a small fee or require registration. Lots of free parking available.

Thank 838gsimpson
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

After a 2 Hour Dr., pulling up to the visitor center was a welcome sight. Went right in into the very large and very clean restrooms. They were also volunteers that welcomed us at the door, very willing to give us any information regarding the...More

1  Thank 361dana8324
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful drive with multiple pulloffs to see the view. You are allowed to swim but be careful....we have a lot of drownings there. It is a great place to hike and relax.

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Very friendly staff, nice and helpful. Well maintained and maintained, it is worth stopping to ask for any kind of information about the park.

Thank Naughty-Cougar
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Mgbmolly
March 7, 2016|
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Response from maximac222 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not see a host of events scheduled out on the calendar on their website. Next up is a Children's Spring Art Show during the "Canyon Spring Fest" which looks strictly like a children's event. I will... More
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Karla B
October 22, 2015|
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Response from pantsonfire99 | Reviewed this property |
I know when I went last weekend (Oct. 17) there wasn't any color yet. There is around Lookout Mtn TN, but not between here and Gadsden, AL. I'm hoping there will be more this weekend, but I'm thinking it may be a... More
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