Little River Canyon Center
4322 Little River Canyon Parkway, Fort Payne, AL 35967
Open daily from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
For infomation on Little River Canyon National Preserve, visit the Little River Canyon Center, which is owned and operated by the Jacksonville State University. The front desk is staffed by National Park Service staff, Volunteers, and Jacksonville State University staff.
Gift Shop is owned and operated by Jacksonville State University Field School and is open daily 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Scenic Drive, Overlooks, Waterfalls, Trails, and Backcountry Area
Open Daily from Sunrise to Sunset
Visitors are treated to stunning overlooks and beautiful waterfalls along the Little River Canyon Rim Parkway (County Road 176), trails down into the canyon to river and waterfall access, and 23 miles of unpaved backcountry roads.
Canyon Mouth Park Day-Use Area (current hours are in bold print)
Summer Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CST)
Fall/Spring Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST) - begins September 7, 2019
Winter Hours - Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST) - begins October 19, 2019
* Fee machine accepts CASH ONLY (no debit/credit cards or checks) - exact change is strongly recommended
This is a wonderful place to bring the family for a day of outdoor fun. Canyon Mouth Park features:
Canyon Mouth Park closes promptly at the posted closing time - vehicles within the gates after hours are subject to being ticketed and/or towed.
Little River Canyon National Preserve Business Office
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Preserve will remain open to Visitors during daylight hours during Holidays.
Last updated: October 22, 2019