• Photo by: John Dersham

    Little River Canyon

    National Preserve Alabama

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  • Prescribed Fires Scheduled for April 10-12, 2014

    Closures include Slant Rock Campsite, Backcountry Roads 01, 02, 03 and 04 on the days of the burn and the day after. Slant Rock Burn Unit is located on the north side of Highway 35 and west of County Road 103. The burn will enhance native habitats. More »


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?

Caddis Fly

Little River Canyon National Preserve has six endemic species of caddisfly. These are aquatic insects that are clean water indicators.