Alabama Nature, Waterfalls September 26, 2019
You Can Practically Drive Right Up To The Beautiful DeSoto Falls In Alabama
Alabama is home to many beautiful waterfalls. While some require a hike to reach them, others are much easier to get to. In fact, some of them can be reached soon after stepping foot out of your car. One waterfall in particular is DeSoto Falls, which you can read all about below.
DeSoto Falls is located atop Lookout Mountain near the charming town of Mentone. It's one of Alabama's most beautiful and accessible waterfalls.
To reach the upper section of DeSoto Falls, all you have to do is follow a 100-foot paved path from the parking lot. It couldn't be easier.
DeSoto Falls, which flows year-round and is part of DeSoto State Park, is also one of the South's most recognizable waterfalls. It's been featured in numerous publications, on postcards, etc.
Each year, this scenic waterfall receives visitors from all around the country, and even world. It's a definite must-see!
Plunging 104 feet into an aquamarine pool, DeSoto Falls is also one of Alabama's tallest waterfalls.
The view you'll experience from the waterfall's overlook is unbelievable. Don't forget your camera!
DeSoto Falls belongs on everyone's outdoor bucket list. After just one visit, it's easy to understand why.
As one of Alabama's most-visited waterfalls, DeSoto Falls doesn't disappoint! People of all ages enjoy visiting this natural wonder.
The next time you're near the town of Mentone, consider visiting DeSoto Falls. If you're a fan of waterfalls, you'll love this North Alabama gem.
Directions to DeSoto Falls: Travel north from Fort Payne on US Highway 11. After the highway splits, take Gault Avenue and drive for approximately 8 miles. Take a right onto Alabama Highway 117. Drive half a mile and take a right onto County Road 613, which eventually turns into DeSoto Falls Road. After driving a little more than one mile, you'll reach the DeSoto Falls parking area.
Have you ever seen DeSoto Falls up close and in person? If so, what did you think? Let us know in the comments below!
For a list of more easily accessible waterfalls, be sure to check out our previous article:
6 Unbelievable Alabama Waterfalls Hiding In Plain Sight… No Excessive Hiking Required. Address: DeSoto Falls, Alabama 35984, USA