Attractions September 07, 2020
Don’t Forget To Add These 10 Alabama Attractions To Your Fall 2020 Bucket List
Here in Alabama, we’re fortunate to have access to many outdoor attractions, several of which are perfect for a fall visit. From beautiful state parks to delightful fruit orchards, the Yellowhammer State offers a variety of destinations you’ll most certainly want to add to your fall 2020 bucket list, including the 10 destinations listed below. Check them out!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Little River Canyon National Preserve - Fort Payne
Little River Canyon National Preserve, which is located atop of Lookout Mountain, is one of Alabama's top outdoor attractions. It's a great hiking and camping destination for the fall season.
2. 4D Farm - Cullman
4D Farm in Cullman is among Alabama's best pumpkin patches. It offers a variety of activities, including one of the state's best corn mazes. 4D Farm is the perfect fall attraction for the entire family.
3. Madison County Nature Trail - Huntsville
The Madison County Nature Trail is located atop of Green Mountain in Huntsville. This scenic park covers 72 acres and is one of North Alabama's best spots for a fall hike.
4. Cheaha State Park - Delta
Cheaha State Park is located atop of Cheaha Mountain, Alabama's highest natural point. While exploring this state park during the fall season, you'll experience some of the most colorful views.
5. Kymulga Grist Mill, Park & Covered Bridge - Childersburg
The Kymulga Grist Mill, Park & Covered Bridge is a wonderful attraction to visit once fall arrives. The Kymulga Grist Mill, which was built in 1864, is still in operation today, and the Kymulga Covered Bridge is one of two 19th century covered bridges in Alabama that's still in its original location. Once the leaves start changing colors, you'll most certainly want to give this place a visit.
6. Town of Mentone
Mentone is one of Alabama's most charming small towns and is home to DeSoto Falls, which is one of the South's most stunning waterfalls. Fall is a great time of year to visit this mountain town because of its amazing, colorful views.
7. Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham
Covering nearly 10,000 acres, Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham is Alabama's largest state park. Because of its variety of recreational activities and colorful foliage, it's a fantastic place for a fall visit.
8. Scott's Orchard - Hazel Green
Scott's Orchard in Hazel Green is a family owned and operated fruit orchard that grows 18 varieties of apples and 20 varieties of peaches. This Alabama orchard also offers delicious fresh-pressed cider, which is the perfect fall drink.
9. Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Birmingham
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a lovely garden attraction that's free and open year-round. It features thousands of plants, many of which change colors once fall arrives. If you've ever wanted to visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, fall is the perfect time.
10. Noccalula Falls Park - Gadsden
Noccalula Falls is the main attraction at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden. It's also one of Alabama's most visited natural attractions. The natural scenery surrounding this 90-foot waterfall during the fall season is truly beautiful.
Have you been to any of these Alabama attractions during the fall season? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments. Also, let us know of any other Alabama attraction that belongs on everyone’s fall 2020 bucket list?
For more information about Alabama’s Madison County Nature Trail, be sure to take a look at the following article:
This Easy Fall Hike In Alabama Is Under 2 Miles And You’ll Love Every Step You Take. Address: 4322 Little River Trail #100, Fort Payne, AL 35967, USA Address: 7182 County Rd 703, Cullman, AL 35055, USA Address: Madison County Nature Trail, 5000 Nature Trail Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803, USA Address: 19644 AL-281, Delta, AL 36258, USA Address: 7346 Grist Mill Rd, Childersburg, AL 35044, USA Address: Mentone, AL, USA Address: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124, USA Address: 2163 Scott Rd, Hazel Green, AL 35750, USA Address: Birmingham Botanical Gardens, 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223, USA Address: 1500 Noccalula Rd, Gadsden, AL 35904, USA