For your next getaway, step into a world of travel in north Alabama. Trek along the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, and discover some of the country’s most captivating waterfalls. The north Alabama region is often described as the “Land of 1,000 Waterfalls,” which is why it is the perfect area to go chasing waterfalls. If you think you’ve seen one waterfall, you’ve seen them all; think again. No two are alike with each one having its own characteristic, beauty and charm.
The 14,000 acres of Little River Canyon and the vast playground of Bankhead National Forest are two of the best places to enjoy the therapeutic effects of Mother Nature. Located within Little River Canyon National Preserve are Little River Falls and Grace’s High Falls. The 45-foot Little River Falls is one of Alabama’s most scenic waterfalls. At over 700 feet high, Grace’s High Falls features a view you can’t find anywhere else. The more than 180,000 acres of Bankhead National Forest encompass plenty of lakes, streams and waterfalls offering multitude of soothing sights and sounds to take in. Turkey Foot Falls, Kinlock Falls, Sougahoagdee Falls and Caney Creek Falls are just a few of the Forest’s most beloved and secluded waterfalls. One of the most visited natural attractions in the state is located in Gadsden. Named after a Creek Indian princess, Noccalula Falls stands 90 feet tall offering views from above and below.
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