• Photo by: John Dersham

    Little River Canyon

    National Preserve Alabama


Canyon Mouth Picnic Area

There is a $3 user fee per vehicle. This is the only area that requires a fee within the Preserve. Seasonal passes can be purchased for $10 and can be purchased by mail by sending a check for $10 made out the "National Park Service". Mail to Little River Canyon National Preserve, 4322 Little River Trail NE, Suite 100, Fort Payne, AL 35967. Please make sure that your name and correct return address are marked clearly in your request.

The Cherokee County Master Gardeners help us with the landscaping at the Canyon Mouth Picnic Area. We welcome and appreciate the skills of these volunteers.

There are no fees to tour the Scenic Drive, Little River Falls or the Backcountry Area.


Did You Know?


Rockclimbing is one of the best kept secrets at Little River Canyon. Rockclimbers have been climbing here for years. However, most routes are expert level only with less than 1% under 5.11.