Cheaha Park Waterfalls
The Cheaha region is best known for having the tallest point in Alabama, but it also has one of the state’s most scenic waterfalls. A short walk from the Talladega Scenic Byway makes for an easy trip to this beautiful site!
Cheaha Park Waterfalls Location
Cheaha Falls is upstream of Devil’s Den Falls on Cheaha Creek along the Chinnabee Silent Trail. It’s about 3 miles from the trailhead.
2135-2145 State Route 281
Talladega National Forest
Lineville, Alabama 36266
Cheaha Falls is on the 7.3 mile, moderate to difficult, Chinnabee Silent Trail, on Cheaha Creek, in the Talladega National Forest.Beginning at Lake Chinnabee, the trail winds beside Cheaha Creek and ends 6 miles at Caney Head atop Talladega Mountain. It is popular because of the spectacular views of flowing streams, rock outcroppings, and waterfalls.
To get to the falls, starting at the Cheaha State Park entrance, proceed south on Highway 281 about three miles, then west on the Chinnabee Silent Trail for about one mile to find the falls. Take care because the rocks are slippery.