Little River Canyon National Preserve - Camping is not permitted at this time.
We recognize how important camping is to our visitors so we are providing some options below. We are not promoting one campground over the other, we are only providing a list of some of the nearby campgrounds for your convenience. This is not a complete list, we will add more at a later time.
DeSoto State Park, 7104 DeSoto Parkway, Fort Payne, AL 35967
Offers three types of camping. (Information courtesy of DeSoto State Park website)
Improved Campground has a total of 94 full hook-up sites, with 2 comfort stations centrally located that have restrooms, showers, &coin-laundry.. Each site can accommodate any size of large camping units. Tents are also welcome. Picnic tables &grills are located at each site.
Primitive Campground is comprised of 21 individual wooded campsites and 3 large group sites. Each individual campsite has a fire pit and enough room for two tents. A vaulted toilet, picnic tables, trash cans, picnic shelter, and a water faucet are centrally located in the campground. Campers are allowed access to the Improved Campground (roughly 1 mile away) to use comfort stations & showers
Backcountry Campsites are a one-of-a-kind camping experience, for those that prefer a camping site with a more rustic view of nature.
To reach these sites you must carry in your supplies over a distance of a couple of miles.
Never-Never Land Backcountry Campsite
An 8 ft. by 10 ft. trail-side shelter was added to the Never-Never Land Backcountry Campsite in
CCC Quarry Backcountry Campsite
An 8 ft. by 10 ft. open shelter was added to the CCC Quarry Backcountry Campsite in the winter of 2013 and was constructed by the Fort Payne High School Ag Class.
Overnight backpackers are entitled to camp at a designated backpacking campsite only. Backpackers are not entitled to use the improved campground facilities.
For more information on camping at DeSoto State Park call: 1-800-760-4089.
Little River RV Park & Campground 1357 County Road 261, Fort Payne, AL 35967
Offers three types of camping. (Information courtesy of Little River RV Park & Campground).
The campground is located just 2 miles from Little River Canyon National Preserve and 8 miles from Desoto State Park. It is a pet friendly campground (pets must be on a leash at all times).
There are 42 total campsites. Amenities include: Shower House, Laundry Room, Fishing Pond, Playground, Horseshoes and on site Hiking Trails. Some sites have cable and WiFi.
RV Camping offers 26 sites with full hook-ups. Seven of these are pull-thru sites.
Tent Camping (8 each) offer power, fire ring and picnic table.
Backwoods Camping (8 each) is just a short hike away. These sites do not have water or power, fire ring or a picnic table.
For more information contact them at: (256) 619-2267. Email: info@littleriverRVpark.com
Last updated: August 10, 2017