Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne

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#1 of 9 in Things to do in Fort Payne
Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activities. Natural resources and cultural heritage come together to tell the story of the Preserve, a special place in the Southern Appalachians.
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  • Great park rangers, waterfalls are gorgeous, swimming holes in the park, endless hiking trails and a top rated look out mountain scenic drive. What's not to love!  more »
  • It is a great place to visit. Large enough to do almost any activities you are interested in, and sight see. Waterfalls where you can swim as well as just lounge around the water.  more »
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  • This is one of my " TO-GO-TO " places, just to get away, usually quiet but can get crowded. They tell me that this spring they are going to clear some of the canyon wall of tree for better viewing. When I first came to the canyon about fourty years ago the trees had not overgrown the walls making for a lot better viewing. I hope so because there are some spectacular sites to see.
  • We loved little river canyon. Everything was so beautiful. We have already said we will be back in the fall to see it when the leaves change. We stopped at every lookout and got out and explored a little. It was a great half day adventure. Be aware if you have a low vehicle you won’t be able to turn into some of the overlooks due to them being washed out some from the roadway.

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