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A Must Stop Before Visting the Canyon

If you are starting your journey though the park from the north, you MUST stop here. It is a great... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Pensacola, Florida

I highly recommend talking to a ranger. I don't remember if there was a movie. If so, watch it... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Shelby Township, Michigan
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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...more
472 Alabama Hwy 35, Fort Payne, AL 35967
+1 256-845-3548
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

If you are starting your journey though the park from the north, you MUST stop here. It is a great facility. Take time and enjoy their 20 minute film then make sure you talk to the ranger to plan your trip. I thought I knew...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend talking to a ranger. I don't remember if there was a movie. If so, watch it. There are picnic tables on the outside of the building. Restrooms are available.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

You have to stop by the visitor center if you're in the area. There were lots of displays, a gift shop and helpful staff to give us directions and answer questions. Nice, clean and spacious.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sue L
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great place to ride some twisty roads. Not too crowded for a fun motorcycle ride. The canyon rode is approximately 12 miles long.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is a nice waterfall but very difficult to get to. I'm sure it would be prettier in the fall but was nice in the summer. Take bug spray

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Diane R
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The center has clean restrooms, friendly staff, and a gift store. The movie was disappointing because it was about the center rather than Little River Canyon as I had expected. The center is a good place to get info on trails, etc

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tucker50
Reviewed August 7, 2018

When we come here on the week end or during the week for a hike we always stop in here. Clean bathrooms and a well stocked stor.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Love the little river canyon area, our 4th visit to the area and we visit every time we are here! Have been during every season and fall is the best with The changing of the leaves!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KCHardy
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Nature Center is a fairly new building and looks great. The Staff and rangers are super friendly and helpful. There's a gift shop and a movie about the park (ask at the ranger desk). Also has clean restrooms and various picnic tables and parking...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sean H
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on our way to Martha’s Falls and Little River Canyon the other day and it was really informative. The people at the desks took the time to answer our questions and were really knowledgeable about the area. They have restrooms, a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
Karla B
October 22, 2015|
Response from Sara Beth W | 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