Coal Mine Branch Falls

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Coal Mine Branch Falls in Bankhead National Forest

Coal Mine Branch Falls is a decent hike into Bankhead National Forest, but the features of the canyon and the beauty of the destination makes this one worth the trip! Coal Mine Branch Falls is on the eastern end of Bankhead National Forest in the Brushy Creek area.  The waterfall requires a bit of a hike, but the protected bowl … Read More

Larkwood Falls

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Larkwood Falls near Culman, AL

Larkwood Falls is just off of 65 between Birmingham and Decatur and is a product of the overflow of Lake Catoma. Larkwood Falls is situated in a subdivision off of Lake Catoma.  While relatively easy to get to near Culman, there isn’t much parking.   The biggest thing to consider when visiting is insuring that the lake is high enough to … Read More

Mize Mill Falls

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Mize Mill Falls Bankhead National Forest

Mize Mill Falls is the first stop on a trip into the Sipsey Wilderness on the way to Turkeyfoot Falls just west of the Sipsey River. You can hear the falls from the road, so it’s an easy trek for all ages to view from top. It’s a challenge to descend into the canyon. mi round trip Nice View Not … Read More

Thompson Falls Alabama

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Thompson Falls near Guntersville, AL

Thompson Falls in Alabama is a series of three cascading waterfalls just a few minutes from Lake Guntersville and Arab, Alabama. Visit after a heavy rain for the best pictures as this little creek is quite seasonal. To get to the falls, use the GPS coordinates below to get to Thompson Falls Road and then turn onto Thompson Falls Drive. … Read More

Trip Guide and Pictures to Eagle Creek Falls in the Sipsey Wilderness

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Eagle Creek Falls

Eagle Creek Falls is an off-the-beaten-path destination in the Sipsey Wilderness area of Bankhead National Forest. The canyon and creek offer a chance to see multiple falls in one day hike. mi round trip Nice View Not for Kids Not for DogsLocation: Near Hard to say… in Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks (love the white chocolate), camera gear, a … Read More

Cold Water Falls

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Cold Water Falls alabama

While Cold Water Falls is a man-made attraction, the tiered falls serve as a nice backdrop to an afternoon in the park. mi round trip Nice View Not for Kids Not for DogsLocation: Near Hard to say… in Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: Check out the pictures here Spring Park in Tuscumbia offers amenities … Read More

Welti Falls

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Beautiful Welti Falls is an impressive cascade just off of I-65 between Decatur and Birmingham. Photo source: Lane Leopard Photography Note: This is on private property and public access is questionable, check out the comments below for the latest info. Update: As noted above, the waterfall is on private property, and the current owners are not open to visitors. Getting … Read More