Choccolocco is the Anglicization of the Creek words, choko rakko, which mean “house big.” By the 1700s, the term referred to the Creek ceremonial square, which was bounded by wooden bleachers with awnings.
Hike the two mile Desoto Falls Trail near Helen to a pair of waterfalls where, legend holds, a piece of armor was found from DeSoto’s expedition in the mid-1500s.
The lower falls of Caney Creek in the Bankhead National Forest, which covers nearly 200,000 acres in Lawrence, Franklin, and Winston counties. The forest was established in 1918 and renamed in honor of U.S. Representative William B. Bankhead in 1942.
Welti Falls Header Photo Credit: Christy Hoffman Welti Falls is located in the small town of Welti, Alabama. Welti, also known as Dreher, is an unincorporated community in Cullman County. The waterfall was created from the spillway of Forest Ingram Park. This waterfall is beautiful and well worth the hike! HOW TO GET TO WELTI FALLS […]
In Talladega National Forest, the Devil’s Den Falls, aka the Six Pack, is a series of waterfalls, consisting of a total of about 100′ elevation drop.
Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park is an approximately 65 foot tall, spring fed waterfall that provides a great stopping point along the trails. Climb to see the front, and to play in the pool of water below.
The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.
Noccalula Falls cascades over 90 feet into the Black Creek ravine. Come explore all the park has to offer and stay awhile in our campground.
One of the best nature spots around north east Alabama. Located in High Falls Park, off AL HWY 227 Northwest of Geraldine, Alabama is High Falls.
Alabama has a nickname: “Land of a Thousand Waterfalls.”
Cheaha Falls is located on Cheaha Creek ,near Cheaha State Park, along the popular Chinnabee Silent Trail. It is upstream of Devil’s Den Falls. It is somewhere in the vacinity of 30′ tall.
Larkwood Falls is about 75 feet tall and 100 feet wide…making it one of the largest waterfalls in Alabama.
Rainbow Falls is a gorgeous waterfall in Dismals Canyon, Phil Campbell, Alabama. Phil Campbell is in Franklin County Alabama. Dismals Canyon is operated commercially as part of an 85-acre nature preserve, and a fee is charged for entry. Night tours are conducted to view the dismalites. Camping is available in both traditional campsites and in […]
Chewacla Falls Chewacla Falls, located in Auburn at Chewacla State Park, is a 30ft waterfall that’s formed by the spillway of Chewacla Dam. Chewacla State Park is home to 8 hiking trails and the most popular trail, Mountain Laurel Trail, leads to Chewacla Falls. The park has a 26-acre lake, as well as its […]