Alabama Seasonal October 13, 2017
The 10 Most Breathtaking Places To Spend A Fall Afternoon In Alabama
There’s no denying that Alabama is the perfect place to experience the beauty of fall. From nature preserves and state parks, to wildlife sanctuaries and charming mills, listed below are 10 of the most breathtaking places to spend a fall afternoon, or day, in Alabama. Don’t forget to add these beautiful places to your fall bucket list.
1. Noccalula Falls Park - Gadsden
Noccalula Falls Park covers 250 acres and is home to Noccalula Falls, which is one of Alabama's most visited natural wonders. This stunning waterfall is a definite must-see on a fall afternoon.
(1500 Noccalula Rd)
2. Bellingrath Gardens and Home - Theodore
Bellingrath Gardens and Home, which belonged to Walter and Bessie Bellingrath, is located near Mobile and covers approximately 65 acres. In addition to the beautiful garden, visitors also enjoy the historic home that's situated on the property. (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd)
3. Little River Canyon National Preserve - Fort Payne
Alabama's Little River Canyon National Preserve is one of the state's most beautiful areas, especially during the fall season. From its breathtaking views to its stunning waterfalls, this amazing nature spot is perfect for exploring on a fall day.
(4322 Little River Trail NE)
4. Cheaha State Park - Delta
Cheaha State Park is home to Cheaha Mountain, which is Alabama's highest natural point. This majestic mountain offers the most incredible views during the fall season. (19644 Hwy 281)
5. Madison County Nature Trail - Huntsville
The Madison County Nature Trail, which is a plant and wildlife sanctuary, is one of the best places to experience Alabama's natural scenic beauty. The trail that surrounds the beautiful lake is perfect for strolling with the entire family.
(5000 Nature Trail Rd SE)
6. Kymulga Grist Mill, Park and Covered Bridge - Childersburg
The Kymulga Grist Mill and Covered Bridge are both more than 140 years old. Interestingly, the Kymulga Bridge is only one of two 19th century covered bridges in Alabama that is located in its original spot. The foliage surrounding this historic landmark is so beautiful during fall.
(7346 Grist Mill Rd)
7. DeSoto State Park - Fort Payne
DeSoto State Park is located atop Lookout Mountain and covers more than 3,000 acres. It's home to DeSoto Falls, which is one of the South's most beautiful and recognizable waterfalls. DeSoto State Park's trails are perfect for strolling during the fall.
(7104 DeSoto Pkwy NE)
8. Turkey Creek Nature Preserve - Pinson
Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is one of the most beautiful nature spots in Alabama. From fishing to hiking, it also offers great outdoor recreational opportunities. Hands down, Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is an incredible place to spend a fall afternoon.
(3906 Turkey Creek Rd)
9. Palisades Park - Oneonta
Palisades Park is located within the foothills of the Southern Appalachians and offers breathtaking views. It's such a lovely park to visit during the fall season.
(1225 Palisades Pkwy)
10. Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham
Covering nearly 10,000 acres, Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama's largest state park. It's also one of the best state parks to explore on a beautiful fall day. From hiking to camping, Oak Mountain State Park offers several recreational activities that are great for all ages.
(200 Terrace Dr)
Do you have a favorite place you enjoy visiting during the fall season? If so, share it with us in the comments.
For an even more enjoyable fall,
This Dreamy Road Trip Will Take You To The Best Fall Foliage In All Of Alabama.