This 1.4-Mile Hike In Alabama Leads To The Dreamiest Swimming Hole
Several waterfalls are located throughout the state of Alabama. Interestingly, many of them flow into a swimming hole. One of these trails is the Shangri-La Falls Trail, and you can learn all about it and its dreamy swimming hole below.
The Shangri-La Falls Trail is nestled within North Alabama's William B. Bankhead National Forest near the small town of Houston.
As you're hiking this 1.4-mile, out-and-back trail, you'll be surrounded by all kinds of beautiful natural scenery no matter the time of year.
The Shangri-La Falls Trail also has a moderate level of difficulty, meaning just about everyone can hike it. Also, you'll be treading across rocky terrain, so be sure to wear an appropriate pair of shoes.
The main feature of this swimming hole is of course Shangri-La Falls. Shangri-La Falls is one of Alabama's most beautiful hidden waterfalls and a must-visit.
Once you see Shangri-La Falls front and center, you'll be in total awe of its beauty. Don't forget to have your cameras ready.
And finally, the next time you're in the mood for a short, yet rewarding, hike, consider Shangri-La Falls Trail. You'll love everything about it. From its beautiful blue water to its surrounding scenery, this waterfall never gets old.
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Bankhead National Forest, 1070 AL-33, Double Springs, AL 35553, USA