Park Purpose

Billy's Ford located in the Backcountry Area
Billy's Ford


The purpose statement identifies the specific reason(s) for establishment of a particular park. The purpose statement for Little River Canyon National Preserve was drafted through a careful analysis of its enabling legislation and the legislative history that influenced its development.

The park was established when the enabling legislation adopted by Congress was signed into law on October 21, 1992. The purpose statement lays the foundation for understanding what is most important about the park.

Enabling Legislation



Last updated: January 18, 2018

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4322 Little River Trail NE
Suite 100

Fort Payne, AL 35967


(256) 845-9605 x201

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