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12 Prettiest Waterfalls in Alabama

March 8, 2021 //  by  Southern Trippers

There is no shortage of beautiful waterfalls in Alabama to choose from thanks to the thousands of miles of rivers and streams flowing throughout the state’s incredible natural landscape.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing escape from the city or you’re on a mission to discover some of the South’s most spectacular natural wonders, visiting one of the many waterfalls is one of the most fun things to do in Alabama and is a must when visiting the state.

From crystal clear swimming holes to take a dip in on a hot summer day to epic hiking adventures with rewarding views, there are plenty of waterfalls in Alabama for every adventure level.

There are so many of them that it’s almost impossible to see them all. If you’re overwhelmed with deciding which ones to visit first, keep reading! We’ve narrowed it down to the prettiest Alabama waterfalls that you should put at the top of your list!

Photo of A.A Miller Dam which is upstream from Desoto Falls, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama.

Desoto Falls

Located in Desoto State Park in the northeastern part of the state, Desoto Falls is one of the most visited waterfalls in Alabama and also one of the tallest coming in at over 100 feet.

Formed by the West Fork of the Little River that winds its way around Lookout Mountain, these impressive falls plunge into a beautiful naturally-formed rock canyon.

No hiking is required to take in this incredible view. Visitors can easily reach the railed overlook via a paved pathway that leads from the parking lot and down approximately 50 steps. Be sure to stop to take in the view of the falls cascading down A.A. Miller Dam just upstream from Desoto Falls on the way down.

There is a picnic area nearby as well as hiking trails to make the most of your visit. The best time to see Desoto Falls is during the winter and early spring when more rainfall and higher water levels result in a more powerful water flow.

Make sure to check out our list of the best cities and small towns in Alabama for inspiration on where to visit next!

Photo of Desoto Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in Alabama.

Little River Falls

Just a 10 mile drive south of Desoto State Park, you can find the beautiful and easily accessible Little River Falls immersed in the the natural beauty of Little River Canyon Natural Preserve.

You can take in the views of the 45 foot falls either by descending a short but steep paved pathway leading from the parking lot to down to an overlook or by driving to a higher viewpoint with easier access off Canyon Rim Drive.

Swimming is allowed, however it’s important to be cautious of slippery rocks and swift waters that easily carry swimmers over the edge. A short 3/4 mile hike downstream from the main parking area will take you to Martha’s Falls which is a popular “hippie hole” that’s better suited for swimming.

If you happen to be visiting in the winter or early spring, be sure to catch a glimpse of the seasonal Grace’s High Falls, which is the tallest of all the waterfalls in Alabama and located very close to Little River Falls.

Photo of Little River Falls, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama

Noccalula Falls

Immersed in lush natural beauty and rooted in legends, Noccalula falls, a spectacular waterfall with a 90-foot drop, is one of the most visited and well-known waterfalls in Alabama.

A bronze statue at the top of the falls pays tribute to its namesake, a Cherokee princess named Noccalula who legend says plunged to her death from the top of the waterfall on her wedding day after being forced by her father to betray the man she loved to marry another.

Today, the waterfall is part of Noccalula park which is filled to the brim with things do such as hiking trails that wind their way through the surrounding wilderness, a replica pioneer village, botanical gardens, a mini-golf course, a petting zoo, and even a train that navigates around the park.

Visitors can easily spend an entire day at Noccalula Park learning about pioneer history and soaking up the idyllic views of the waterfall and woodland surroundings. It is well worth the small admission fee to experience one of Alabama’s best natural attractions.

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The impressive High Falls is one of the most unique Alabama waterfalls due to the natural bridge at its base, carved by hundreds of years of flowing water. It is located in High Falls Park just east of Guntersville.

This powerful waterfall plunges 35 feet into Town Creek and can span up to 300 feet across during times of high water levels. A pedestrian bridge that spans the gorge and provides scenic views of both the upstream and downstream sides is accessible via a short hike from the parking lot.

Depending on the water level, it is possible to wade in the water above the falls and sometimes even walk out to the natural bridge. Adventurous hikers have the option of a steep climb down to the bottom of the falls for a better view.

Photo of High Falls in Alabama, one of the most beautiful Alabama Waterfalls featuring a natural bridge

Salt Creek Falls

Located inside Talladega National Forest, Salt Creek Falls is considered to be one of the best cascade waterfalls in Alabama. Due to the steep rock amphitheater carved out by the water, it also has a reputation for being extremely dangerous.

It’s a short hike from the parking lot to the top of the waterfall. However, the swimming hole below is only accessible by descending the slippery moss-covered rocks to the bottom. The only way out is by climbing the same way back up to the top.

This hike is not advised for those who are afraid of heights or out of shape. Accidents are not uncommon here and even deaths have occurred so use extreme caution and pay close attention to your footing.

The difficulty of this hike is well worth the reward of an afternoon swimming beneath a beautiful waterfall secluded deep in the forest. While in the area, be sure to explore more of the Talladega National Forest.

Devil’s Den Falls

Just a 15-minute drive from Salt Creek Falls and also located in Talladega National Forest is Devil’s Den Falls. Although it is smaller than many other Alabama waterfalls with only a 10-foot drop, the substantial pool it flows into below is a very popular swimming hole.

Devil’s Den is beautiful year-round with consistently steady water flow but is particularly spectacular during the wet seasons and after heavy rainfall. Expect to see large crowds here on the weekends especially during the late spring and summer.

To reach the falls, start at Lake Chinnabee in Cheaha State Park and follow the Chinnabee Silent Trail for half a mile. The trail is fairly easy and heavily trafficked but does have rocky portions and steep inclines. If you feel up to a longer hike, you can continue on the same trail to Cheaha Falls.

Photo of Devil's Den Falls, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama

Cheaha Falls

Cheaha Falls is one of the lesser-known waterfalls in Alabama tucked deep inside Talladega National Forest and situated in Cheaha State Park. Visitors flock to the popular Devil’s Den nearby, but fewer hikers make the extra journey to Cheaha.

This impressive 3 tiered cascade with a swimming hole at the base is perfect for a refreshing dip secluded in the forest. This is a lovely spot for camping so feel free to bring your tent along. There is also a trail shelter that can be used on a first come first serve basis.

The most scenic trail to get to Cheaha Falls starts at Lake Chinnabee and passes Devil’s Den along the way and is 6 miles round trip. The shortest trail starts at the Chinnabee Silent Trailhead just off the Talladega Scenic Byway and is 1.5 miles round trip.

Photo of Cheaha Falls, one of the lesser known waterfalls in Alabama.

Kinlock Falls

Kinlock Falls is located inside the Sipsey Wilderness, aptly known as the “land of 1000 waterfalls”. This area, which is part of the Bankhead National Forest, is home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in north Alabama.

This picturesque waterfall spans 20 feet across Hubbard Creek and gradually cascades down into a swimming hole. Kinlock Falls is a popular place to swim, picnic, and even slide down the rock face on inflatable intertubes.

The falls are easily accessible year-round by a short trail right off the main road. Make the most out of your visit by exploring the many other Alabama waterfalls nearby including Eagle Creek Falls, Fall Creek Falls, and Caney Creek Falls.

Photo of Kinlock Falls located inside Bankhead National Forest, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama

Caney Creek Falls

Tucked away inside the Bankhead National Forest, Caney Creek Falls remains one of Alabama’s best-kept secrets. Although it is lesser-known and more difficult to get to than many of the waterfalls on this list, it is well worth the effort and is considered to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in north Alabama.

The falls are a 1.7 mile hike through the forest from the trailhead. At the end of the trail, the hike culminates in a stunning secluded woodland paradise with a 20 foot curtain of water cascading over moss-covered boulders.

One of the most unique features of this waterfall, besides its secluded location, is the fact that you can actually walk behind it which offers a unique viewpoint and photo opportunity. Take a dip in the refreshing water before starting the steep uphill hike back to the trailhead.

Although the trail and waterfall are both part of the Bankhead National Forest, the parking area is located on private property. Be sure to do your research before planning your trip here to avoid any issues.

Photo of Caney Creek Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Alabama.

Peavine Falls

Looking for an easy escape from Birmingham? This waterfall is only 20 minutes outside the city and is located in nearby Oak Mountain State Park. Named after the flowering plant that grows around it, the picturesque 65-foot Peavine Falls is worth the moderate hike required to reach it.

There are a few different trail options to choose from depending on the type of adventure you’re looking for. The shortest trail is a little over a mile loop. No matter which trail you choose, the paths are rocky and the descent to the bottom of the falls is steep and slippery. The refreshing pool at the bottom of the falls is the perfect place to cool off after hiking.

Like most waterfalls in Alabama, the best time to visit Peavine Falls is during the rainy months or after heavy rainfall. During the summer, the water flow can slow to a small trickle. However, it is still a lovely spot to hike to any time of year.

Photo of Peavine Falls, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama

Mardis Mill Falls

Also a short trip from Birmingham at only 45 minutes away, Mardis Mill Falls makes for a perfect getaway from the city. Because it is located on Graves Creek, it is also sometimes known as Graves Falls.

Although it is on the small side with only a roughly 16-foot drop, it spans 35 feet and has a lovely pool at the bottom that has become a popular swimming hole for locals. You can expect to encounter large crowds here during the summer months, especially on weekends.

Mardis Mill Falls is one of the most easily accessible waterfalls in Alabama with a short and easy trail to the bottom that is right off the main road. There is plenty of room to lounge in the shade next to the falls and enjoy a picnic after an afternoon of swimming and enjoying the surrounding natural beauty.

Photo of Mardi Mills Falls, one of  the prettiest waterfalls in Alabama with a swimming hole at the bottom

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls, one of the most enchanting waterfalls in Alabama, is nestled inside the unspoiled natural paradise known as Dismal’s Canyon in the northwest corner of Alabama. This beautiful waterfall cascades down the sandstone canyon walls and flows into Dismal Branch, a winding stream that runs along the canyon floor.

Dismal’s Canyon is a National Natural Landmark due to its geological significance and biodiversity. A natural phenomenon occurs every night when the canyon floor is lit up due to tiny bioluminescent creatures called Dismalites.

Witches Cavern, a moss-covered labyrinth below Rainbow Falls is home to the largest colony of these creatures. Guided night hikes are available to visitors who want to experience the magic of this phenomenon and learn more about the ecology of the area.

Rainbow Falls can be reached by descending down a staircase to reach the 1.5-mile hiking trail along the canyon floor that winds its way through an enchanting world of caverns, grottos, natural bridges, narrow slot canyons, a lush diversity of plant life, and another waterfall known as Secret Falls.

Dismal’s Canyon is located on private property and there is a fee to enter. It is closed during the winter months so be sure to check the official website and plan your trip accordingly. Make the most of your trip by combining Rainbow Falls with a visit to other waterfalls in North Alabama such as Kinlock Falls and Caney Creek Falls.

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With so many beautiful waterfalls in Alabama, the hardest part is choosing which one to visit first! We hope this list inspires you to explore all of the incredible natural wonders the state has to offer. If you’re looking for more outdoor adventures, be sure to visit one of Alabama’s many national parks .

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The Big Alabama Waterfalls Tour

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Difficulty: Easy – Moderate Distance: Less than 1 mile (or 6 miles if you hike to the bottom of each) Fee: Free Leave no trace.

Northeast Alabama is home to the largest and tallest waterfalls in the state. This tour will take you to 5 of the biggest waterfalls in the state of Alabama.

This guide is JUST a TASTE of Waterfalls in Alabama. Be sure you check out other Waterfalls  in the area!

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This loop is located about an hour east of Huntsville.

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First stop: High Falls (35 ft tall) Parking: Directions Hike Distance: 100 ft Difficulty: Easy Guide : Not necessary

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DeSoto Falls

Second stop: DeSoto Falls (104 ft) Parking: Directions Hike Distance: (Depends) 0 – 2 miles Difficulty: (Depends) Easy or Moderate Guide : Should read if you want a better view of the falls or hike to the bottom of the falls.

Little River Falls

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Third stop: Litlle River Falls (45 ft) Parking: Directions Hike Distance: (Depends) 0 – 2 miles Difficulty: (Depends) Easy – Moderate Guide : Should read if you want to hike to the bottom of the falls.

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Grace’s High Falls

Fourth stop: Grace’s High Falls (133 ft) Parking: Directions Hike Distance: No Hike Difficulty: Easy Guide: No Guide

Noccalula Falls

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Fifth stop: Noccalula Falls (89 ft) Parking: Directions Hike Distance: (Depends) 0 – 2 miles Difficulty: (Depends) Easy – Moderate Guide : Should read if you want to hike to the bottom of the falls

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Trivia question: What Southeast state boasts a wilderness known as “The Land of 1,000 Waterfalls”? That’s right, it’s Alabama!

The Sipsey Wilderness in Bankhead National Forest earned that nickname thanks to its plentiful falling water features. However, Alabama is blessed with an abundance of absolutely beautiful waterfalls across the state. We built a list of some of the best Alabama waterfalls and grouped them based on the accessibility. Make the most of your Waterfall Wednesday by discovering one of these gems:

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No need to grab your trekking poles for these views. Jump in your car and go explore. Pro tip: picnics are always a good idea on these trips!

Little River Falls Our first stop on the Little River Canyon tour is Little River Falls , after all, it is the park’s namesake. This waterfall is very accessible. Much like all waterfalls, this waterfall is highly dependent on the rain. When the waterfall is strong, stay up on the overlook for your safety and take in the amazing scenery.

Insider tip: In the summertime when the water is low, take a nice hike down to where the river usually runs, and this spot duals as a great swimming hole! If the water flow is light, you may be able to even swim out and sit under the falls! Just remember to bring suitable footwear as the rocks can be slick.

Noccalula Falls Located in Gadsden, Alabama, Noccalula Falls Park is home to one of the state’s most famous waterfalls, Noccalula Falls. These beautiful falls cascade over 90 feet into the Black Creek ravine. Upon visiting Noccalula Falls, you will notice a statue of a Cherokee princess by the same name after which the falls are named, and you can learn more about her story at the park. Noccalula Park also features primitive tent camping and hiking trails. The Black Creek Trails consist of 15 routes and connectors for those who enjoy walking, running, hiking, and bicycling. This trail allows you to walk under the falls for a spectacular view from below.

Kinlock Falls Kinlock Falls sits about 100 feet from the park road in Bankhead National Forest. It is accessible for kids and dogs and makes a great stop as you make your way through the forest or for a nice afternoon. The hike is easy and the falls are picturesque, and the pool at the bottom of the falls has become a top swimming hole destination. 

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DeSoto Falls Located in Desoto State Park in Mentone, in northeast Alabama is DeSoto Falls. This 107-foot beauty is one of the tallest and most spectacular waterfalls in Alabama. It’s easily accessible for all levels and ages of outdoor enthusiasts, but keep an eye out on children and furry friends near the railings. 

Grace’s High Falls Also located in Little River Canyon is Grace’s High Falls . This is officially the tallest waterfall in Alabama, coming in at 133 ft. While this waterfall is very seasonal due to rain, it is a great add on to your next Little River Canyon waterfall tour. 

Keep in mind that even though these waterfalls only require a short hike, not all of them are suitable for young children or dogs.

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A 0.8-mile dog- and kid-friendly loop in Grove Oak takes you to the 35-foot waterfall, which spans 300 feet and makes for a phenomenal panoramic sight. The pedestrian bridge provides another cool vantage, so check that out while you are there! 

Salt Creek Falls

If you’re looking for a relaxing spot made for meditation, head to Salt Creek Falls in Munford. From the parking lot, it is only about half a mile to the top of the falls, and the skill level is easy. However, The trek to the bottom of the falls is more difficult and steep. Be sure to bring proper footwear. Once you make it to the bottom of the falls, either set up your hammock or relax into your lotus position, and just chill. 

Cheaha Falls You can log a decent 2.1-mile hike out and back visiting Cheaha Falls in Lineville. It’s considered a great trail for bird watching, and it’s suitable for children.

Eagle Creek Falls

Eagle Creek Falls in the Sipsey wilderness requires a 2-mile difficult hike but offers views of several small falls. Make sure you have the right footwear and leave the dog and kids at home for this one; it requires creek crossings and features steep banks.

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9 Stunning Alabama Waterfalls, Plus 2 Not To Miss Just Across The State Line

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Is there anything more exhilarating in nature than a waterfall? Water tumbling over a rock face and cascading down into a crystal clear pool or rippling river is soothing to the soul. Alabama is home to more than 77,000 miles of streams that wind through its pristine state parks and wilderness, creating many opportunities to chase waterfalls.

I lived in Northeast Alabama for over 20 years and never grew tired of the natural beauty and numerous waterfalls scattered throughout the state, particularly the northeast section. While the waterfalls are gorgeous during any season, spring, with its abundant rainfall, is a fantastic time to get outside and enjoy the show that Mother Nature has provided.

Read on for a few of my favorites. Each of these Alabama waterfalls is stunning on its own, but if you’re up for a road trip, and who isn’t, they can be strung together for a day or two of wildflower and waterfall exploration.

Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park

1. Peavine Falls

Oak mountain state park, pelham.

Peavine Falls, a 65-foot tall, spring-fed waterfall, is located inside beautiful Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama . This gorgeous waterfall gets its name from how the water twists and turns like the tendrils of a pea vine. Ideal for hikers interested in a bit of a climb, Peavine Falls is reached via several hiking trails that wind through the state park or take a direct route on Peavine Falls Trail. Peavine Falls flows into an icy cold pool, which offers a cooling shower or a refreshing dip after a challenging trek.

Cheaha Falls in the Talladega National Forest

2. Cheaha Falls

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Cheaha Falls is a lovely three-tiered cascade in the Talladega National Forest adjacent to Cheaha State Park . The falls can be reached via the Chinnabee Silent Trail. Park at the Turnip Seed parking area to access the trailhead on the Talladega Scenic Byway. Once you park, you must cross the byway to connect with the trail. It’s a moderate hike of just over a mile to reach the top of the falls. There is a side trail to the bottom of the falls. If you choose to view them from that vantage point, be aware that the short trail is very steep, with many rocks and boulders to navigate.

Devil's Den Waterfall

3. Devil’s Den

The 10-foot drop of Devil’s Den waterfall is not quite as big as some others on this list, but it is beautiful and has a reasonably consistent water flow year-round. Also located in Talladega National Forest, it can be reached two ways. If you’ve visited Cheaha Falls, continue on the Chinnabee Silent Trail. This is a relatively long trek — clocking in at nearly 6 miles with multiple creek crossings — but you’ll be rewarded with magnificent vistas, a cool wood bridge attached to a rock wall, and Devil’s Den. Park at Lake Chinnabee Recreation Area for a much shorter route and hike about a mile. There are a few steep inclines; you can expect roots and rocks on the trail. There is a $3 fee to park at Lake Chinnabee, and the area closes in winter.

4. Noccalula Falls

Noccalula falls park, gadsden.

Not many cities can boast that they have a 90-foot waterfall within a few miles of their downtown, but Gadsden, Alabama , can! You won’t have to walk far to see the falls, less than a couple hundred yards from the ample parking at Noccalula Falls Park . The more adventurous can hike into the gorge to view the falls from another vantage point on a short, albeit steep, trail. While there, consider exploring the adjacent Black Creek Trail system featuring over 12 miles of trekking options. The Cascade Trail follows Black Creek, meandering past a few mini-waterfalls and picturesque picnic spots. While there, you can read the legend of Noccalula and discover how the falls and the park got their name.

Pro Tip: Don’t forget to take your picture with the bronze statue of Noccalula, recently rated the number one selfie spot in Alabama.

DeSoto Falls

5. DeSoto Falls

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One of the most photographed points of interest in Alabama, DeSoto Falls is also one of the tallest and most visited waterfalls in Alabama. Located in the small town of Mentone, near Fort Payne, Alabama, the thunderous falls are named after Hernando de Soto and are formed by the west fork of Little River plunging over Lookout Mountain.

Standing at 104 feet, DeSoto Falls is a fantastic sight involving minimal effort. A short walk (less than a quarter of a mile) down a path with handrails will take you to this spectacular view! The waterfall has a concrete dam above the falls, built in 1925 for Alabama’s first hydroelectric power plant. Now the park’s boathouse is a place to rent kayaks and ride Little River above the falls.

Nestled atop beautiful Lookout Mountain , DeSoto Falls is in DeSoto State Park , which features over 25 miles of hiking trails, including an ADA-accessible boardwalk trail. Beautiful plant life, a CCC quarry, and several smaller waterfalls make this park memorable. Lost Falls, Laurel Falls, and Indian Falls will involve some hiking to get to. Stop by the Country Store on your way in to pick up a trail map.

Pro Tip: If you’ve worked up an appetite, you can’t go wrong with a stop in Mentone. A short drive from DeSoto Falls, Mentone, Alabama, has several restaurants, great shopping, art galleries, and more. Wildflower Cafe is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike, but I love the Green Leaf Grill . My favorite dish is the superb fried green tomato BLT.

Little River Canyon Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve

6. Little River Canyon Falls

Little river canyon national preserve, fort payne.

Just a short drive from DeSoto State Park, you’ll find Little River Canyon Falls, a lovely 45-foot waterfall surrounded by abundant natural scenery and straightforward access, flowing through one of America’s deepest and most extensive canyon systems east of the Mississippi River, Little River Canyon. The flow of the falls varies with the season. Summer and fall find the river low, exposing the picturesque sandstone beneath while leaving pools of water perfect for wading in above the falls and an excellent swimming hole below the falls. Winter and spring rains bring the waterfall to its full, dangerous glory.

Access to Little River Canyon Falls can be found from the paved parking lot on the west side of the Highway 35 bridge. An ADA-accessible boardwalk leads visitors to a close view of the falls. Little River Canyon National Preserve is 14,000 acres of picturesque beauty. The preserve also offers several walking paths and trails and a visitor center.

Pro Tip: This is a fantastic spot for a picnic . There are plenty of tables at the site for packed lunches, and the pool into which the waterfall flows is big and deep enough for swimming. 

7. Graces High Falls

Graces High Falls is located within the Little River Canyon National Preserve. Though only visible seasonally, this waterfall is one of Alabama’s highest waterfalls. Plunging 133 feet into the canyon below, the waterfall features a view you can’t find anywhere else. If there’s been recent rainfall, you’ll be treated to many smaller creeks and waterfalls while exploring this area.

If you’re driving through the canyon on the 11-mile scenic drive, you can stop at the overlook to view Graces High Falls on Canyon Rim Drive. Hiking into the canyon at the base of the falls is not for the faint of heart and is rated as strenuous.

8. Walls Of Jericho

Skyline wildlife management area, skyline.

This hidden waterfall is not easy to get to, but if you’re up for an adventure, it’s well worth it. The waterfall is one of the most unusual I’ve seen. There are actually two. At the upper falls, the cascading water disappears into a horizontal cave which comes out downstream through a vertical cave forming the cascades of the lower waterfall. You’re looking at a little over 6 miles round-trip with a 1,000-foot plus descent into the canyon. Of course, what goes down must come back up, so keep that in mind when planning your hike. To reach the upper waterfall, you’ll have to do a little climbing along a rock ledge about 5 feet off the ground. This is hands-down my favorite hike in Alabama.

High Falls Park in Grove Oak, Alabama

9. High Falls

High falls park, grove oak.

Marvel at the scenic vistas and majestic waterfall at High Falls Park . The centerpiece of the park is the 35-foot waterfall. The falls are home to a 25-foot natural bridge carved out of the rock by the flowing water over hundreds of years. High Falls is situated on Town Creek, which runs into Lake Guntersville, Alabama. It is reached by a short hiking trail running alongside the falls and a pedestrian bridge that spans them, offering impressive views of the flowing water.

Bonus: Hemlock Falls And Cherokee Falls

Cloudland canyon state park, rising fawn, georgia.

These two waterfalls are a bonus because they are not in Alabama. They straddle the state line between the two states in the spectacular Cloudland Canyon State Park in Rising Fawn, Georgia. This scenic park, barely across the state line, is home to the two incredible waterfalls, and if you’ve made it to DeSoto State Park, you are only a short drive from them.

The waterfalls I’ve told you about already in this article are easily accessible on short walks. Hemlock Falls and Cherokee Falls offer a bit more of a challenge. Both are in Cloudland Canyon and can be accessed by a moderately strenuous hike with many stairs. As in 600 stairs! It is well worth the effort if you’re up to it.

The Waterfalls Trail begins at the Main Trailhead and drops quickly into the canyon depths. It’s about a half mile to Cherokee Falls and a much steeper half mile to Hemlock Falls. The flow of water over the falls varies significantly from week to week and month to month, but in general, winter and spring offer the strongest and most constant flow. Check with rangers to gauge the current flow when you visit.

Pro Tip: I like to hike directly to Hemlock Falls, saving a stop at Cherokee Falls for the return trip. It’s a nice break from the stairs on the way up.

Alabama is sometimes referred to as the land of 1,000 waterfalls. Unfortunately, many that you’ll find in other articles are located on private property or are dangerous to get to. For example, Caney Creek Falls in the Sipsey Wilderness is not on private property, but the parking area is, and the owner will have your car towed. Salt Creek Falls in the Talladega National Forest is beautiful but extremely dangerous. The treacherous trek has resulted in numerous accidents and even deaths, so I can’t recommend visiting.

But don’t let that discourage you from seeing Mother Nature at her best. Pick a waterfall from this list and enjoy the beauty and diversity of Alabama (and a tiny corner of North Georgia).

You’ll never regret the time spent in nature.

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Jokingly referring to herself as a hiker by day and hedonist by night, Brooks prefers to explore new spots at a slower pace, often by hiking, pedaling, or paddling, without giving up all the creature comforts. When she's not on the trail, in the kayak, or on the bike, she can be found on the back deck with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, plotting her next adventure.

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15 Amazing Waterfalls in Alabama

There is just short of 80,000 miles of rivers and streams in Alabama .

The water helps to enhance the scenic nature of the state, with waterfalls particularly adding to the natural beauty away from the towns and cities.

With a huge number of lovely day trips available for families wanting time out in the fresh air, Alabama is somewhere that offers much to visitors.

Hikers will find a wide range of trails to follow and, along the way, the water courses abound.

In some circles, Alabama is described as the ‘’land of a thousand waterfalls.’’

If you want to discover some of them, here is a list of 15 Amazing Waterfalls in Alabama.

1. Thompson Falls, Marshall County

Thompson Falls, Marshall County

Three lovely waterfalls descend into a deep gorge on Mink Creek in Arab.

Thompson Falls is close to Lake Guntersville and is at its best after heavy rainfall because the flow is certainly seasonal; springtime is the best season to guarantee a good flow of water.

You can park fairly close to the natural start of the hike, which is well suited to active people.

The falls begin not far down the trail under an old concrete bridge.

The further stretch of the trail takes you to the base of the first falls; continuing on, you will come across the second and third.

2. High Falls, Geneva County

High Falls, Geneva County

On the Tennessee River to the south of Lake Guntersville, these lovely falls are just 35 feet high but a stunning 300 feet across.

They are not always in full flow, but when they are, they make a great photograph.

The pedestrian bridge above the falls is a good vantage point and is just a short walk from the parking lot.

You can wade in the crystal-clear water in the creek above the falls when it’s not too deep, but it is important to take care.

The surrounding rocks can be slippery so don’t go too close to the top of the falls.

3. Welti Falls, Cullman County

Welti Falls, Alabama

It is not especially easy to get to these Central Alabama falls, but the effort is worth it.

Once you get directions, you can park near a bridge and start down the trail, which takes you along Brindley Creek towards Forest Ingram Lake; the falls are just below the lake.

You should take care because the rocks can be slippery when there is a decent flow of water.

As a picnic site, it has few equals, but make sure you take your rubbish away with you so as not to spoil this pristine natural environment.

4. DeSoto Falls, Fort Payne

DeSoto Falls, Fort Payne

DeSoto Falls are among the most popular in Alabama both because of the stunning views available and because the falls are over 100 feet high.

A short, paved road takes you to a viewing point overlooking the falls and you then descend some steps to see the main waterfall at its best.

The state park itself is nearby, featuring several small waterfalls, with plenty of activities available as well.

Try kayaking or fishing for a great day out, but make sure you begin by visiting the falls.

5. Little River Falls, Gaylesville

Little River Falls, Gaylesville

Few could better the setting of Little River Falls, high up on Lookout Mountain close to Fort Payne.

The falls themselves are 45 feet high with a good flow throughout the year.

They are a great place for a family day trip.

The falls mark the beginning of Little River Canyon within the National Preserve of the same name.

You will find picnic tables in nice shaded areas and are allowed to swim in the canyon swimming hole.

At every turn, there is a landscape that you will want to photograph.

6. Upper Caney Creek Falls, Bankhead National Forest

Upper Caney Creek Falls, Bankhead National Forest

Caney Creek Falls and Upper Caney Creek Falls are regarded as among the most beautiful in the state.

Bear in mind that you need to walk a little along the three-mile track, so it is not suitable for young children.

It is fine for older kids, as well as dogs.

You have to descend to reach the amphitheater and the falls, so take care.

After heavy rain, there are at times two steams of water pouring off the ledge.

You can swim in the pool below the falls – an incentive for every hiker.

7. Turkey Foot Falls, Sipsey Wilderness Waterfalls, Mount Hope

Turkey Foot Falls, Sipsey Wilderness Waterfalls

The Sipsey Wilderness has many hiking trails and endless camping opportunities.

As a result, the wilderness’s 25,000 acres has become very popular with those enjoying the outdoor life.

In the east of the wilderness – in terrain typical of Bankhead National Forest – you will find Turkey Foot Creek.

Within minutes of the designated recreation area, you will begin to hear the sound of crashing water that drowns out even the shrieks of happy children.

It is not so much its size as the overall setting that is so wild and impressive.

8. Kinlock Falls, Sipsey Wilderness, Lawrence County

Kinlock Falls, Sipsey Wilderness

Kinlock Falls require a little road trip, as they are located in the west of Sipsey Wilderness.

Once you are there, it is just a short walk to the falls.

Within minutes, you can be dipping your feet in the cool water at the base of the cascade.

It is also a hiking trail if you want to go further, with plenty of flora and fauna to enjoy.

If your aim is the falls, simply walk 40 yards from the road to relax and enjoy them.

Always remember to take your rubbish away with you.

Access is available all year round and dogs on a lead are fine.

9. Yellow Creek Falls, Cherokee County

Yellow Creek Falls, Cherokee County

You can paddle in a kayak to reach these picturesque falls that flow over rocks into the Weiss Lake.

Passing an old stone bridge, you reach a beach where you can leave the kayak and take a short hike to these 100-foot high falls.

The water descends into a pool where you will be tempted to swim – it is allowed.

It makes sense to pack a picnic and eat before or after you swim.

The round trip will take around four hours, including the swim, so with an early start, you can be back for a late lunch – but why hurry?

10. Noccalula Falls, Gadsden

Noccalula Falls, Gadsden

This area was home to the Cherokee so there is history as well as natural beauty at Noccalula Falls, an impressive natural cascade measuring 90 feet.

Cherokee legends speak of this place and you will see a statue of a young Cherokee girl there.

Those venturing further will find caves in which Civil War soldiers left carvings.

Visitors will enjoy the pioneer village and picnic area with a few interesting historical places to investigate.

All in all, a fun day out for families.

11. Cheaha Falls, Talladega National Forest

Cheaha Falls, Talladega National Forest

Mount Cheaha is Alabama’s tallest mountain.

It is found within Cheaha Forest, where you will also find a creek bearing the same name flowing down the mountain, and its 30-foot waterfall.

It is along the Chinnabee Silent Trail, just three-quarters of a mile from the parking area on Talladega Scenic Byway.

If you have the time, there is plenty to see, but if you just want to relax and listen to the power of the water, Cheaha Falls won’t disappoint.

12. Chewacla State Park, Auburn

Chewacla State Park, Auburn

This waterfall has been created by Chewacla Dam in the east of Alabama.

At 30 feet high, it is big enough to be impressive despite being manmade.

The State Park covers almost 700 acres, with the 26-acre lake ideal for boating, fishing, and swimming.

Eight hiking trails offer the opportunity for walkers as well as cyclists to explore the region.

With Auburn so close, the park is a popular day trip with locals, though there is a fee involved.

Camping facilities allow visitors to stay a little longer if they wish.

13. Dismals Canyon Falls, Franklin County

Dismals Canyon Falls, Franklin County

Despite the dubious name, these falls are well worth a visit.

The property is privately owned and there is an entrance fee, but those who pay up are rewarded by some interesting terrain and two waterfalls.

This is the beginning of the Appalachians and temperatures here can be lower than elsewhere in the state.

Few seem to notice, such is the beauty of Rainbow Falls and Secret Falls, together with the fauna and flora you won’t find elsewhere.

14. Peavine Falls, Pelham

Peavine Falls, Pelham

These falls are just half an hour out of Birmingham in Oak Mountain State Park.

At 65 feet high and fed by spring water, they make a most impressive sight, and, not surprisingly, they make a great day trip from the city.

A number of trails head towards the falls, which are at their best in spring or after heavy rain.

If you have been hiking, the cool water is most refreshing, either in the shape of a shower under the falls or a swim in the pool at its base.

15. Falling Rock Falls, Shelby County

Falling Rock Falls, Shelby County

Shelby County is just 30 minutes from Birmingham.

The hidden cave behind the falls is a great place to explore and take a photograph with a difference, but take care on the wet rocks.

The cascade is best seen in the spring or after heavy rain, when you will hear the water before you see it.

It is not really a family day out unless the children are teenagers, but dogs under control are permitted.

The walk is not especially exacting.

It is important to take care close to the top of the falls where it can be slippery.

15 Amazing Waterfalls in Alabama:

  • Thompson Falls, Marshall County
  • High Falls, Geneva County
  • Welti Falls, Cullman County
  • DeSoto Falls, Fort Payne
  • Little River Falls, Gaylesville
  • Upper Caney Creek Falls, Bankhead National Forest
  • Turkey Foot Falls, Sipsey Wilderness Waterfalls, Mount Hope
  • Kinlock Falls, Sipsey Wilderness, Lawrence County
  • Yellow Creek Falls, Cherokee County
  • Noccalula Falls, Gadsden
  • Cheaha Falls, Talladega National Forest
  • Chewacla State Park, Auburn
  • Dismals Canyon Falls, Franklin County
  • Peavine Falls, Pelham
  • Falling Rock Falls, Shelby County

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Noccalula Falls cascades over 90 feet into the Black Creek ravine. Come explore all the park has to offer!

Paved walking trails wind through the park property starting at the Admissions Pavilion. For a low admission price , you can take advantage of unique park amenities. In the park are beautiful rocks and gardens with an array of shrubs and flowers that may be viewed as you walk the park’s paved trail system or rest your feet as you ride on the authentic Huntington miniature train.

Children can get up-close to the animals in the petting zoo and learn about life in the past in the Pioneer Village. Other offerings in the park include picnic pavilions, souvenir shop, and a children’s playground. Noccalula Falls Miniature Golf Course, for a separate admission, features beautiful landscaping with cascading waterfalls and natural rock formations.

The campground is currently closed until 2025 for renovations.

The Black Creek Trail is a 1.7-mile crushed stone path with beautiful scenery along the Black Creek Gorge as it works its way down from Noccalula Falls campground to Black Creek Road. The trail starts at Noccalula Falls Wedding Chapel. Intersecting the main trail are over 15 miles of groomed, single-track trails perfect for walking, running, and mountain-biking.

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We had the best time. We were coming home from Chattooga and I lucked up on finding this beautiful place. Me, my husband, and our 3 year old loved the hike to the falls and bridge. The train ride was awesome. We will definitely be back soon!

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Wow! I went here thinking it would just be a waterfall. Boy was I wrong. There is enough here to keep you busy all day long and then some more. There is hiking, history, waterfall, caves, and even mini golf! This is a must visit!

it's a fun family camping area, as long as you dont expect the camp site you reserved to be the same you get there. we requested and had email confirmation of 2 sites and when we got there they had given our site we reserved 8 months in advance away.

Amazing experience, be aware that the top of the falls where the statue is located is outside of the main park, you don't have to pay if that's all you want to see, the gorge trail is kinda challenging but not impossible, just lots of wet rocks and sharp edges.

Had a great Christmas the lights and falls are beautiful! But the lots are not explained because you have lots on the river side we would like to have had.But got stuck across the street.lots are tight and to close together.No privacy!In all we had a wonderful Christmas!

Nice quiet campground. Staff were helpful and everything was well maintained. This is a must see/stay place. Some of the tent spots are small and close together. Make sure you have a reservation in advance.

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Magical Waterfalls of North Alabama

Thanks to the flowing waters of the Tennessee River, North Alabama boasts the most beautiful waterfalls on either side of the Appalachians.

Explore for a day or a weekend getaway

These stunning falls are surrounded by nature to hike, spots to photograph, and, in some cases, wineries to relax. Read a snippet about each below or print the guide to take with you on your adventure.

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Our waterfalls are close enough to each other that you can visit several in a day and experience them all in a long weekend. check out our mobile passport for locations., 1. coldwater falls at spring park.

The man-made Coldwater Falls was constructed with over 2,000 tons of sandstone and today sees more than 4.3 million gallons of water flow each day. Wheelchair accessible.

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Wilson Dam Falls

  • Location: 222-398 Reservation Rd Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

2. Wilson Dam Falls

Boasts one of the highest, single-lift locks in the world. Construction on the dam began during World War I, TVA was created in 1933. The lock is accessible to visitors Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the year. Wheelchair accessible.

3. Lacefield Falls

Wild streams, box canyons, waterfalls, rock shelters, and sandstone bluffs encompass the 700 acres of Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve where you’ll find Lacefield Falls.

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Rainbow Falls at Dismals Canyon

  • Location: 901 Hwy 8 Phil Campbell, AL 35581
  • Phone: 205 993-4559 main
  • http://www.dismalscanyon.com

4. Rainbow Falls at Dismals Canyon

In the area surrounding Rainbow Falls, you’ll find pristine wilderness, romantic cabins, secluded campsites, hiking, swimming, canoeing, wildflowers, a country store and more.

5. Kinlock Falls

Located along Hubbard Creek in the Bankhead National Forest, Kinlock Falls offers a magnificent view and an area where people come to swim.

6. Parker Falls

Parker Falls, located in Bankhead National Forest, is a 4-mile round trip moderate hike. There is no official trail to Parker Falls, but typically has a worn path. Along this hike, the trail meanders through a beautiful pine forest and passes several beautiful waterfalls before making it to Parker Falls.

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White Creek Falls at Bankhead National Forest

  • Location: 1070 Hwy 33 North Double Springs, AL 35553
  • Phone: (205) 489-5111
  • http://www.fs.usda.gov/alabama

7. White Creek Falls

White Creek Falls is located in Bankhead National Forest and is a difficult 5-mile round trip hike. White Creek Falls has an upper and lower waterfall. The upper waterfall is a shorter waterfall with a unique heart-shaped pool also known as the “Valentine's Pool.” The lower waterfall is much taller and settles into an impressive canyon.

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Shangri-La Falls at Bankhead National Forest

8. shangri-la falls.

Located deep in Bankhead National Forest is a beautiful waterfall surrounded by luscious green trees, falling into a gorgeous pool of blue water. This hike is 3-miles roundtrip and is moderate for most of the hike. It can be difficult getting into and out of the canyon. This waterfall is seasonal and the best time to visit is in the winter or spring.

9. Turkey Foot Falls

Rich in Native American and pioneer history, Turkey Foot Falls is just a 30-minute walk from the Sipsey River Recreation Area and picnic grounds.

10. Mize Mill Falls

Mize Mill Falls is located in Bankhead National Forest. This enchanting area is covered in luscious green moss and evergreen trees. There are two ways to get to the falls but no official, marked trail. One is a difficult short hike and the other is a moderate 2-mile round trip hike. Turkeyfoot Falls is downstream from Mize Mill and well worth a stop.

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Sougahoagdee Falls

11. sougahoagdee falls.

Located in Bankhead National Forest, this waterfall is a 4-mile round trip moderate hike. There are no official trails to Sougahoagdee, typically there is a worn path. The hike to this waterfall follows striking cliff faces and a beautiful nearby river. Along this hike are several other streams and waterfalls.

12. Larkwood Falls

Larkwood Falls is a beautiful waterfall that runs from Lake Catoma located in the back of a neighborhood in Cullman, AL. This waterfall is seasonal. During North Alabama’s wet season, winter and spring, a great view of the waterfall is accessible on Larkwood Drive NE. There is no hiking required to see this waterfall.

13. Lost Sink Falls

Lost Sink Falls on Keel Mountain is a 3-mile round trip moderate hike to an incredibly unique waterfall in Gurley, AL. Along the hike, the trail is lined by a beautiful creek and rock formations. Lost Sink Falls is a sinkhole waterfall and disappears into a cave making it a jaw dropping hike.

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Land Trust of North Alabama

  • Location: 2707 Artie Street SW Suite 6 Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 534-5263
  • http://www.landtrustNAL.org

14. Dry Falls

Dry Falls is located in Huntsville, AL on the Monte Sano Nature Preserve owned by the Land Trust of North Alabama. While there are several ways to arrive at the waterfall, the recommended way is to park at 3 Caves parking lot and follow Waterline Trail. Along this trail is 3 Caves (an old limestone quarry) and a heavily wooded trail. This waterfall is very dependent on recent rain.

15. Bethel Spring Falls

Bethel Spring Nature Preserve on Keel Mountain offers hikers two miles of free trails to explore as well as one of Madison County’s largest waterfalls. The waterfall is impressive enough above ground but continues its descent into a cave below, flows downhill underground, and exits through a spring at the base of the mountain. All the trails create a 1.3 mile loop leading to and from the waterfall. This hike is difficult due to change in elevation and some slippery and/or rocky areas.

16. Alum Hollow Falls

This 30-foot tiered waterfall at Alum Hollow is a 3-mile round trip easy hike located on Green Mountain Nature Preserve. Around the corner from the falls is Alum Cave, a rock shelter used during the Middle Woodland period as well as another smaller waterfall.

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Mardis Mill Falls

  • Location: Oneonta Oneonta, AL 35121

17. Mardis Mill Falls

Mardi Mills — aka Graves Creek Falls — is located on Grave’s Creek (hence the nickname) which feeds into the Black Warrior River.

18. Walls of Jericho

Walls of Jericho is a part of Alabama’s Forever Wild Land Trust. This hike is 7-miles round trip and is rated difficult. The trail is lined with woods, springs, caves, bluffs and rivers. At the end is a beautiful swimming hole with a small waterfall. Continuing upstream is a cave with a river f

19. Pisgah Gorge Falls

At a total of 600 feet spread out over 1.5 miles, Pisgah Gorge Falls includes two large waterfalls that are each close to 100 feet tall.

20. High Falls

The park at High Falls features a natural bridge at the bottom of falls, along with a walking bridge that crosses over the waterfall.

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DeSoto Falls at DeSoto State Park

  • Location: 1299 Blalock Drive. NE Fort Payne, AL 35967
  • Phone: (256) 845-0051
  • https://www.alapark.com/parks/desoto-state-park

21. DeSoto Falls

One of the most photographed points of interest in Alabama, DeSoto Falls is also one of the tallest (107 ft.) and most visited waterfall locations in the state. The waterfall has a concrete dam above the falls, which was built in 1925 for Alabama's first hydroelectric power plant, which is of historical significance.

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Little River Canyon National Preserve

  • Location: 4322 Little River Trail, Suite 100 Fort Payne, AL 35967
  • Phone: (256) 845-9605
  • https://www.nps.gov/liri/index.htm

22. Little River Falls

Located at the north end of America’s deepest and most extensive canyon systems east of the Mississippi, Little River Falls is surrounded by 14,000 acres of beauty. Wheelchair accessible.

23. Grace’s High Falls

At over 133 feet high, the seasonal Grace’s High Falls features a view you can't find anywhere else. When rainfall is high, a significant amount of smaller creeks and waterfalls can be seen while exploring the area. The best time to view is in the winter. Handicapped accessible from a lookout point on Canyon Rim Road.

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Congo Falls

  • Location: 4220 Co Rd 275 Congo, AL 35967
  • http://www.congofallspark.com

24. Congo Falls

Congo Falls is located inside the Congo Nature Preserve bordering Little River Canyon. This waterfall is located along Cherokee County Road 43. No hiking is required to see this waterfall. The park requires a permit on some days, make sure to check their website for a permit before visiting.

25. Yellow Creek Falls

Yellow Creek Falls is located on Weiss Lake in Leesburg, AL. This waterfall requires a short trip across the lake, which is accessible by boat, canoe, or kayak, and a short hike. Yellow Creek Falls is a 100 ft waterfall and is surrounded by beautiful rocky terrain.

26. Griffin Falls

Griffin Falls is located on a cliff near Collinsville, AL. This is a short, less than 1-mile hike and is rated difficult. Located here is a charming downhill stream with a giant rockface and a beautiful tall waterfall. During the winter there are amazing views of the surrounding area.

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Noccalula Falls Park

  • Location: 1500 Noccalula Rd. Gadsden, AL 35904
  • Phone: (256) 549-4663
  • http://www.noccalulafallspark.com

27. Noccalula Falls Park

Nestled among the trees in the park is a pioneer village, a group of rustic, hand-hewn log buildings representing a display of pioneer living conditions, included in the village is a country store, grist mill, covered bridge, pioneer home, smokehouse, blacksmith shop and more. Other park attractions include a War Memorial and Museum, botanical gardens, hiking trails, a sightseeing train, a playground, carpet golf, picnic pavilions, wedding chapel and honeymoon cabins, and meeting facilities. Wheelchair accessible.

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Originally called Bat Cave, Cathedral Caverns was opened to the public by Jacob Gurley in the 1950's. The cave was renamed because of its cathedral-like appearance.  Purchased by the state in 1987, it was opened as a State Park in the summer of 2000.  The first feature most people notice about Cathedral Caverns is its massive entrance. The huge opening measures 126 feet wide and 25 feet high, a possible world record for commercial caves. The grand entrance is only the beginning. Inside the cavern are some of the most beautiful formations Mother Nature has ever created including “Goliath”- one of the largest stalagmites in the world measuring 45 feet tall and 243 feet in circumference.   Cathedral Caverns features many amazing sites:  a "caveman" perched atop a flowstone wall, a "frozen" waterfall, a large stalagmite forest and a most improbable stone formation - a stalagmite that is 27 feet tall and 3 inches wide!

The cave maintains a comfortable 60 degrees temperature year round; which makes it an excellent field trip for school, church or other groups. The park itself encompasses 493 acres, and there are marked hiking trails available for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors. 

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Cave tours are scheduled throughout the day. Just click on "Cave Tour" under "Things To Do" for a complete listing of tour times and prices.  In addition to cave tours, Cathedral Caverns State Park also features gemstone mining, an activity for any age, but especially popular with younger visitors. A bag or bucket of mining dirt (seeded with either rough cut gemstones or fossils) is purchased and then sifted through running water in custom-made flumes. You can identify your finds using the gemstone identification display.

Pets are not allowed in park buildings or inside the cave.

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The Park now offers improved campsites along with primitive tent camping areas.  A bathhouse is available and located near the campsites.  A back country campsite is available for those wishing to backpack and hike in. There are 2 large picnic pavilions available near the Welcome Center.

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Cathedral Caverns is a short drive from several great north Alabama attractions including: Lake Guntersville, Monte Sano, Desoto and Buck’s Pocket State Parks, Scottsboro, Huntsville, and the Marshall Space Flight Center.  

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Iconic waterfall at Spring Park in Tuscumbia in need of repair

The Spring Park waterfall in Tuscumbia on Sunday, July 7, 2024

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. ( WAFF ) - The waterfall at Spring Park in Tuscumbia is silent. Two pumps that push water up the rocks have failed and now city leaders are debating the next move.

The pumps were actually just repaired recently, but we’re told they only functioned for about 10 hours before breaking again. According to our partners at the Times Daily , the machinery was just too old to be salvaged. Mayor William Foster told the Daily that the city has been shopping for new pumps, but they run about $12,000 each - and the park would need two of them.

We went to Spring Park on Sunday and spoke with folks enjoying the scenery. Barry Anderson is a Tuscumbia resident and says he fully supports repairing the waterfall. “This is a staple, this is a symbol of Tuscumbia” Anderson told WAFF 48. “Anything we can do to save it, fundraisers, anything to help the city, I think that should be done.”

The pumps aren’t the only problem at the park. Mayor Foster says the lights in the fountain are on the fritz right now. He says that in order to fix them, the water in the pond would have to be lowered to allow workers to troubleshoot the wiring. This brings up one more complication. Foster says if the water is lowered, that makes it easier for invasive milfoil grass to grow. The parks department has been working on a plan to deal with the milfoil - even talking about digging out a lot of the pond and revamping the entire project. “But right now, we’re just talking while we look at ways to get grant opportunities and other funds to afford that more permanent solution.” Foster told the Daily.

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Three home games already sold out for Kalen DeBoer's first season at Alabama

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This story has been updated to show that the single-game tickets will be sold beginning Tuesday morning .

Three of the University of Alabama’s seven home football games have already sold out of tickets about two months before the 2024 season is scheduled to begin , according to UA’s athletics department.  

The sold-out games include the annual Iron Bowl game against archrival Auburn, along with key matchups against SEC foes Georgia and South Carolina. 

More: Who wins national championship next: Alabama football or Alabama basketball?

On Tuesday morning, UA will begin selling single-game tickets for the rest of the Crimson Tide’s Bryant-Denny Stadium schedule: the season opener against Western Kentucky, along with games against South Florida, Missouri and Mercer.  

Tickets to those four games can be purchased at www.rolltide.com or by calling the UA ticket office at 205-348-2262.  Tickets to the Western Kentucky and Mercer games cost $25 apiece, while a South Florida ticket costs $45 and the Missouri ticket is $90. The stadium's seat capacity is 100,077.

UA said that season ticket packages have sold out.

UA's 2024 football season also includes road games against Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, LSU and Oklahoma. Alabama has two open dates this season: Sept. 21 and Nov. 2.

More: Here is a full list of Alabama football, Kalen DeBoer's 2025 and 2026 commitments

Here’s a look at UA's kickoff times and football ticket prices on the online resale market, according to UA’s preferred vendor,  seatgeek.com  (Note that these prices were based on July 8 numbers and will likely fluctuate as game day draws closer):   

Western Kentucky 

The lowest-priced tickets begin at around $20 for the game that will be Kalen DeBoer’s regular season debut as UA’s football coach. The Alabama-Western Kentucky game is set to kick off at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at Bryant-Denny Stadium with ESPN televising.  

South Florida

Ticket prices start just under $40 for UA's second straight home game to begin the season. The Alabama-South Florida game is scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. Sept. 7 with ESPN televising.

Ticket prices start at just over $200 for UA's first road trip of 2024, which will also be the Crimson Tide's first-ever game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. The Alabama-Wisconsin game is set for an 11 a.m. kickoff on Sept. 14, with Fox televising.

UA's SEC opener against the Georgia Bulldogs figures to be the toughest home game ticket of 2024. Tickets start at just under $300, with the best seats going for $700 to nearly $1,000. The game will be a rematch of the 2023 SEC Championship Game, which UA won 27-24 in what was to be Nick Saban's next-to-last game as Alabama's coach before his retirement. The Alabama-Georgia game is set for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff Sept. 28 at Bryant-Denny Stadium with ABC televising.

Alabama will play two games in the state of Tennessee this season, with the first against the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville. Ticket prices begin at around $130. The Vanderbilt game is set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff Oct. 5 at First Bank Stadium. The television details will be announced later under the "flexible schedule" terms of the SEC's new contract with ABC and ESPN, which includes the SEC Network.

South Carolina

The Gamecocks will visit Tuscaloosa for the first time since 2009. Tickets start at around $100 for the UA-South Carolina game, which will kick off at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The game will be televised either on ABC or ESPN.

Alabama will head to Knoxville for the game known by when it is played, the Third Saturday in October. Tickets for the Alabama-Tennessee game start at around $330, with the best seats going for anywhere from $600 to more than $1,000. The Oct. 19 game is scheduled for a 2:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. kickoff at Neyland Stadium, with the television details to be announced later.

Alabama's homecoming game will be Oct. 26 against the Missouri Tigers. Tickets start at around $110 for the game, which will kick off at either 2:30 p.m. or 7 p.m., with television details announced later. UA traditionally holds a bonfire on the Friday before the homecoming game and a parade through downtown Tuscaloosa on game day.

Alabama travels to Baton Rouge for a Nov. 9 game against LSU. Tickets start at around $170 for the Alabama-LSU game. Kickoff will be at 2:30 or 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium, with television details announced later.

The Nov. 16 game against Mercer shapes up as the cheapest ticket on UA's schedule, with a "get-in" price of around $10. The game is set for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Bryant-Denny Stadium, with either ESPN+ or SEC Network+ televising.

This will be the first time Alabama has faced Oklahoma as an SEC opponent and the first time UA has played a game in Norman, Oklahoma, since 2002. Ticket prices begin at around $175 for the Nov. 23 game at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Kickoff will be at 2:30 or 7 p.m., with television details announced later.

Alabama will be aiming for its fifth straight win in the Iron Bowl. Last year, UA quarterback Jalen Milroe's touchdown pass on fourth down and 31 yards to go late in the fourth quarter gave Alabama a 27-24 victory in Auburn . Ticket prices start at around $200 for this year's Alabama-Auburn game, which will kick off at 2:30 or 7 p.m. with television details to be announced.

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Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To Experience Some Of Alabama's Most Impressive Caves And Waterfalls

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If there is one thing that might surprise you about Yellowhammer State it’s the number of Alabama caves and waterfalls. Any guesses? You may be shocked to learn that Alabama is filled with hundreds of waterfalls and caves. In fact, some of the best caves and waterfalls in the world are located right here in Alabama. Listed below, we’ve mapped a road trip that’ll take you to some of these caves and waterfalls in Alabama . With a driving distance of 346 miles and an estimated drive time of just over seven hours, this road trip is perfect for a weekend adventure. It begins at Russell Cave National Monument, but you may begin anywhere you’d like.

Let’s get started:

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There is certainly something captivating about all of these Alabama caves and waterfalls. If you think about it, the very first inhabitants of this area could have stood before these scenic wonders and seen the same thing we still see today. Have you ever visited any of these waterfalls or caves in Alabama? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments.

Learn more about Cathedral Caverns (did you know it holds six world records?) and DeSoto Falls , one of Alabama’s most majestic waterfalls that you don’t even need to hike to enjoy.

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What are some of the best waterfall hikes in Alabama?

Some of the best waterfall hikes in Alabama include:

  • Rainbow Falls
  • Peavine Falls
  • Devil's Den Falls
  • Chewacla Falls
  • Caney Creek Falls Trail

If you want to visit some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state, you can read about these seven waterfall hikes and why they are some of the best hikes in Alabama. Take a trek to Rainbow Falls at Dismals Canyon via a 1.5-mile trail. Or hike along a trail for a half-mile to Devil’s Dens Falls in Cheaha State Park. There are certainly some incredible trails that lead to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Alabama.

Can I tour any caves in Alabama?

Yes, there are cave tours offered around the state. Aside from Cathedral Caverns, you can also take a tour of Alabama’s Rickwood Caverns which takes you 175 feet below ground. It’s a fascinating tour that’s perfect for all ages. Here are some of the caves you can tour in Alabama:

  • Majestic Caverns
  • Rickwood Caverns
  • Cathedral Caverns
  • Manitou Cave
  • Russell Cave

Are there any natural wonders in Alabama?

The Yellowhammer State is chock full of natural wonders you need to see to believe. Hop on our Amazing Natural Wonders Road Trip In Alabama which will lead you to otherworldly sites like Mount Cheaha, Natural Bridge, and Neversink Pit which has a 182-foot drop, and has the biggest underground waterfall in Alabama. You’ll love everything about this epic road trip!

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Former Alabama prep star scores his first PGA Tour victory

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Davis Thompson hits his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the John Deere Classic on Sunday, July 7, 2024, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Davis Thompson birdied five of the first six holes during the final round of the John Deere Classic on Sunday on his way to his first PGA Tour victory.

In his 63rd outing on the PGA Tour, the former Lee-Scott Academy standout carded a final-round 7-under 64 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, to finish the tournament at 256 and set the event scoring record at 28-under par.

Thompson won by four shots over Michael Thorbjornsen, C.T. Pan and amateur Luke Clanton.

“I just tried to stay present all day,” Thompson said , “and when that (last) putt finally went in, just a big sigh of relief.”

An emotional winning moment ❤️ Davis Thompson seals the deal with his first TOUR victory @JDClassic . pic.twitter.com/BNOHLLaYXO — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 7, 2024

For winning the tournament, Thompson earned a $1.44 million prize, picked up 500 FedEx Cup points to move solidly into the Tour Championship playoffs and received a spot in the Open Championship. He’ll make his first appearance in the major championship on July 18 at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland.

The 25-year-old got into position to win the John Deere Classic on Saturday, when he equaled his best PGA Tour round with a 9-under 62.

Thompson won after finishing as the runner-up at the Rocket Mortgage Classic last week. He also had been the runner-up at the Myrtle Beach Classic on May 12.

“I’ve been working hard this year,” Thompson said . “It was OK for a while, and then I kind of got going this last month. I played well last week and just tried to keep it rolling this week and was able to get the win.”

While at Lee-Scott Academy in Auburn, Thompson helped the Warriors win six AISA boys’ golf championships and was the state-tournament medalist in 2013 and 2015. He was an honorable-mention selection on the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s AISA All-State boys’ basketball team for the 2015-16 season, which ended with Lee-Scott as the AISA Class AAA champion.

At Georgia, Thompson was a PING and Golf Coaches Association of America All-American in 2020 and the SEC Player of the Year in 2021.

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