A Guide to Wilson Dam Waterfall Near Muscle Shoals

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While Wilson Dam Waterfall’s name can be a bit misleading, the dam is actually on a small tributary creek at it tumbles down into the Tennessee River. The name only indicates the proximity to Wilson Dam. At a Glance1.2 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Muscle Shoals in Joe Wheeler State Park Alabama (maps & directions) … 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

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. At a Glance0.2 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Cullman in Rickwood Caverns State Park Alabama (maps & directions) Gear: Our favorite snacks (like these espresso energy bars) and camera gear Gallery: Check out the … 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. Update: The current owners do not welcome visitors, see the comments for the latest updates. At a Glance0.6 mi round trip Nice View … Read More

Caney Creek Falls Trip Guide and Pictures – Bankhead National Forest

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Caney Creek Falls Front

Caney Creek Falls and Upper Caney Creek Falls in particular are thought by many to be the most beautiful waterfall trip in Alabama. It’s a bit of a hike in, and the hike out of the ampitheater can be hard on the way out, but it’s doable for larger kids and dogs. Just use some caution on the descent into … Read More

Indian Falls Alabama

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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

Kinlock Falls

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Kinlock Falls, Bankhead National Forest Alabama

Kinlock Falls in Alabama’s Bankhead National Forest is a very accessible cascade that’s great for a couple of hours of fun just off of a park road. The large, deep pool at the base makes this a popular summer swimming hole. At a Glance0.2 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Kinlock Falls in Bankhead National Forest … Read More

Falling Rock Falls

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Falling Rock Falls alabama

Falling Rock Falls is about half an hour south of Birmingham on Cahaba WMA in Shelby County and an impressive site after a rain. Plus, it’s an easy hike in for dogs and older kids (you may want to take a stroller for young kids). Just keep young kids and pets away from the top of the falls At a … Read More

Martha’s Falls Alabama

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Visit Martha’s Falls in Alabama inside Little River Canyon National Preserve for a nice short hike along the Little River downstream from Little River Falls. At a Glance0.8 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 … Read More

Mardis Mill Falls

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Mardis Mill Falls alabama

Mardis Mill Falls (also known as Graves Creek Falls) in Alabama near Oneonta off of Highway 231 is a scenic cascade fall just over 10 feet tall but very wide. At a Glance0.1 mi round trip Nice View Kids OK Dogs OKLocation: Near Blountsville in Lake Guntersville State Park Alabama (maps & directions)Gear: Our favorite snacks and camera gear Gallery: … Read More