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

View of Little River Canyon from Wolf Creek Overlook

Places to go in Little River Canyon

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

View of Little River Falls in the Spring

Little River Falls

Conveniently located just off Alabama Highway 35, Little River Falls is beautiful in all seasons.

Join the Friends and Support Your Park!

Join the Friends and Support Your Park!

The Friends of the Preserve promotes the natural, cultural, scenic, and recreational resources of Little River Canyon - join today!

4th Graders Get Into Parks For Free!

4th Graders Get Into Parks For Free!

Hey 4th graders! See America's natural and historic sites for free with the Every Kid Outdoors program - check it out today!

Work for the National Park Service!

Work for the National Park Service!

Work for the National Park Service at Little River Canyon National Preserve! Check here for positions open for application and apply today!

Last updated: October 5, 2019

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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