Explore Little River Falls

Alabama Little River Falls

Added by Edward Day

No excuses for missing out on this scenic and accessible waterfall in the gorgeous Little River Canyon.

Little River Falls is a popular site within the Little River Canyon National Preserve, a 12 mile long, 600 ft deep canyon.

The 45-foot falls can be accessible from two different vantage points – either via a paved but steep path from the parking lot down to an overlook, or by driving to a higher lookout on Canyon Rim Drive (the easier of the two). You can also sometimes catch sight of Grace's High Falls from Canyon Rim Drive.

From the parking lot, there is a wooden walkway that goes down to an overlook for Little River Falls. A popular thing to do is to walk to the very end of the wooden walkway and hop over the wooden railing to gain access to the top of the falls. Walking the other direction there is a sign that leads down to Martha's Falls (otherwise known as the "Hippie Hole"). Little River Falls is also really popular place for swimming and cliff jumping during the hot summer months.

Nearby picnic tables can make this a scenic lunchtime stop.

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
  • Lunch/ snacks
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

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Features:

Scenic
Waterfall

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8 months ago

Beautiful And Easy

This place is a hidden gem. Every time I explore this area there are barely any other people in the whole Little River Canyon National Preserve. If you're in the area and you won't be disappointed.

8 months ago

Added by Edward Day

Explorer. I like going places with my camera.

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