Fayette County Alabama Map

Fayette County was created 20 Dec 1824 from portions of Tuscaloosa and Marion counties. It is located in the northwest-central section of the state. The county was named for General Lafayette, who was touring Alabama at the time of the county’s formation.

Devil’s Racetrack

Devil’s Racetrack runs 1.6 miles from the Land Trust Parking on Spragins Hollow Road to a large group of limestone boulders known as the Devil’s Racetrack. This natural open area offers a great view of the hills north of Huntsville.

From start to finish, the trail ascends only 200 feet with the most aggressive climb from 0.6 to 1.10 miles on the trail. This is where you reach the Devil’s Racetrack, a short loop that runs around large grouping of limestone rocks. The loop is just less than 0.5 miles long and puts you back to the trail.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

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.

Cheaha Falls is located along the Chinnabee Silent Trail on Cheaha Creek, in the Talladega National Forest.

Cheaha Park Waterfalls | Talladega National Forest

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.

Caney Creek Falls in Bankhead National Forest

Caney Creek Falls in Bankhead National Forest

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.

Devil’s Den Falls


Talladega County Alabama Index

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.  The falls is located on Cheaha Creek upstream from Chinnabee Lake on Cheaha Creek, and is accessed via the popular Chinnabee Silent Trail.  

Metal Detecting In Alabama

Metal Detecting In Alabama

Digital Alabama Guide to
Metal Detecting In Alabama
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McFarland Park Information on Digital Alabama

McFarland Park

McFarland Park

Address: 200 James M Spain Dr, Florence, AL 35630

Phone: (256) 740-8817

On March 12, 1780, the Donelson Expedition, led by Captain John Donelson, camped below the shoals at McFarland Bottoms. The area was to become what is known today as McFarland Park and McFarland Bottoms or McFarland Bottoms Park. McFarland Park is located between the Tennessee River and downtown Florence Alabama and is a popular destination hosting festivals and special events. McFarland Park Campground Reservations
The campgrounds provide RV and tent camping with electrical and water connections, sewer hookups, waste stations, bathhouse and laundry facilities. Campgrounds are currently open year round.  Our policy is first come first serve. There is no limit on the number of stays, only a limit on the maximum length of each stay (21 days).  During the months of September through April there is no limit on the length of stay. For more information call (256) 760-6416 or (256) 740-8817.

Alabama State Parks: Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

Brierfield Ironworks Historical Park

Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is an attractive, open park with a friendly staff.