Canyon Mouth Park - Places to Go

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Three different photos of Canyon Mouth Park. The first is of picnic benches and trees. The second is of our playground. The third is of Little River in Canyon Mouth Park.

NPS / Matt Switzer


Welcome to Canyon Mouth Park!

This is a wonderful place to bring the family for a day of outdoor fun. Canyon Mouth Park features:

  • A paved parking area

  • Restrooms

  • A pavilion (available for reservation)

  • Several picnic tables and grills

  • Easy river access

  • Soccer field

  • Playground

  • Easy 1-mile hike along the river

Canyon Mouth Park closes promptly at the posted closing time - vehicles within the gates after hours are subject to being ticketed and/or towed.


Canyon Mouth Park is the only fee area at Little River Canyon National Preserve. Your fee dollars go towards projects and ammenities to further improve the visitor experience.

$15 day-use pass fee per vehicle
$35 annual pass available

* Fee machine accepts CASH and CARD ONLY (no bills larger than a $20) - exact change is strongly recommended.
* Fee machine also accepts all America the Beautiful Passes and Little River Canyon National Preserve Day and Annual passes.


(Current hours are in bold print)

Spring Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Central time)

Summer Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Central time)

Fall Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Central time)

Winter Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Central time)

Last updated: May 1, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

4322 Little River Trail NE Ste 100
Fort Payne, AL 35967


256 845-9605 x201
Main phone number for Little River Canyon National Preserve.

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