Wolfpen Falls

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Wolfpen Falls Sipsey Wilderness area of Bankhead National Forest

Wolfpen Falls is a 15 foot single drop fall in the Sipsey Wilderness Area that provides a great opportunity to get away from well-worn trails. Be sure to consider the recent weather when you visit though, as the flow in Wolfpen Creek decreases to a trickle in dryer months. At a Glance1 mi round trip Nice View Great for Kids … Read More

Devil’s Den Falls

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 The trail has many steep inclines and you’ll be greeted with many rocky paths on the way. There is a bridge that you have to cross before finally descending towards Devil Den’s Falls. If you’re planning to visit there, do the rock garden trail for an amazing view. You can then take a plunge at Cheaha Lake before continuing on … Read More

Parker Falls

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Parker Falls Trip Guide, Sipsey Wilderness Area, Bankhead National Forest, Alabama

Parker Falls is off of Kinlock Road on the west side of Bankhead National Forest, and its beauty is almost matched by its surroundings. At a Glance1.7 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Orange in Bankhead National Forest Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: Check out the pictures here Parker Falls … Read More

Short Creek Falls

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Short Creek Falls near Guntersville, AL

Short Creek Falls is a popular destination for photographers and kayakers alike, but access is a little tricky. At a Glance1.6 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Albertville in Bankhead National Forest Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: Check out the pictures here Short Creek Falls – Trip DetailsThe upper put … Read More

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! At a Glance1.5 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Grayson in Bankhead National Forest Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: Check … 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. At a Glance0.25 mi round trip … Read More

Trip Guide to Deer Skull Falls in the Sipsey Wilderness Area of Bankhead National Forest

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Deer Skull Falls

Deer Skull Falls is a unique opportunity to see falls at the confluence of two creeks in the Sipsey Wilderness. But, it’s off of the major trails and be prepared to get your feet wet! At a Glance4 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Double Springs in Bankhead National Forest Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite … Read More

Chewacla Falls

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Chewacla State Park Spillway 4

Chewacla Falls is just downstream of the spillway (shown above) formed by the dam at Chewacla State Park south of Auburn and is just a short walk from the parking lot using Deer Rub Trail. At a Glance0.1 mi round trip Nice View Great for Kids Great for DogsLocation: Near Auburn in Chewacla State Park Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our … Read More

Indian Falls Alabama

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Indian Falls alabama

Indian Falls is a nice ~25 foot waterfall with a large natural shelter near the store in DeSoto Falls State park. At a Glance0.1 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Fort Payne in DeSoto State Park Alabama (maps & directions) Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: Check out the pictures here Indian Falls – … Read More