Hike to Falling Rock Falls

Alabama Falling Rock Falls Trailhead

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Easy stroll through the woods leads to a 90 foot waterfall. A hidden gem on the outskirts of Birmingham.

The location of the pin leads you to a gravel road with a gated entrance. Park at the white gate and start to hike up the gravel road. The hike is not very strenuous and the waterfall is pretty easy to find. As you hike up the road for a little while the road will fork. Go left at the fork and continue on and take the next right onto another gravel road. After probably 100 yards or so you will see a small dirt trail. Follow this trail and it will take you to the top of the falls.

For getting down to the bottom of the falls, walk across the stream at the top of the falls and walk along the trail. There are several offshoots that lead down to the bottom of the falls. The trails can be fairly steep so use your best judgement when picking one to go down. Can be relatively dangerous going down a few of these trails, but nothing too difficult.

Pack List

To hike to Falling Rock Falls you need:

  • A camera
  • Water
  • Good shoes
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Activities:

Camping, Chillin, Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

2 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Scenic
Waterfall

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25 days ago

Lesser known waterfall

This spot feels like a well kept local secret. From the surroundings woods, which are mostly flat and nothing spectacular you'd never guess a 90 foot waterfall is hidden inside. The trail takes you close to the top of the falls, where a small creek plunges over the overhanging shelf. I imagine this falls would be really spectacular after heavy rains!

25 days ago

8 months ago

Probably better with water

These directions are pretty generic, but with a little common sense they'll get you to the waterfall. I would just recommend going when there's actually water in the stream 😂

8 months ago

Added by Edward Day

Explorer. I like going places with my camera.

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