A special place in the Southern Appalachians

Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activities. Natural resources and cultural heritage come together to tell the story of the Preserve, a special place in the Southern Appalachians. Read More

Jr. Ranger Mia exploring Mushroom Rock

Exploring Mushroom Rock

Help your child explore their world. Show them the beauty nature has to offer and teach them how to protect parks for future generations.

View of Little River Canyon from Wolf Overlook

Little River Canyon from Wolf Overlook

Enjoy the spectacular views of Little River Canyon from the Overlooks.

View of Little River Falls in the Spring

Little River Falls

Little River Falls located on AL Hwy 35 is pretty in any season.

Black Snakes are often found in the park

Snakes have a home at the Preserve

Black Snakes and other animals call the park home. Please respect them.

Little River Falls in the winter

Little River Falls in the Winter Season

Little River Falls in the Winter Season

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4322 Little River Trail NE
Suite 100

Fort Payne, AL 35967

Phone:

(256) 845-9605 x201

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