Without a doubt, Alabama is filled with some of the most gorgeous scenery you’ll ever see. As a matter of fact, many of Alabama’s scenic places truly define what the state is all about. Let’s take a look at 15 sceneries that totally define Alabama.
1. Gulf Coast Beaches
Alabama's Gulf Coast beaches (Orange Beach and Gulf Shores) offers 32 miles of gorgeous white-sand beaches and turquoise-clear waters. These beaches are some of the finest in the world.
2. Cheaha Mountain
With an elevation of 2,411 feet, Cheaha Mountain is Alabama's highest natural point. Cheaha Mountain is located in Cheaha State Park, near the town of Delta.
3. DeSoto Falls
Located in DeSoto State Park, between Mentone and Fort Payne, DeSoto Falls is one of the most visited waterfalls in Alabama.
4. Cathedral Caverns
Located in Woodville, Cathedral Caverns was originally called Bat Cave and is home to Goliath, one of the world's largest stalagmites (45 feet tall and 243 feet in circumference).
5. Dismals Canyon
Dismals Canyon, located in Phil Campbell, is a secluded wilderness tucked away within the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
6. Fred Hallmark Farm
This beautiful farm is located in Warrior and can be seen from I-65 southbound, near Exit 280.
7. Lake Guntersville
At 69,000 acres, Lake Guntersville is Alabama's largest lake.
8. Noccalula Falls
Located in Gadsden, Noccalula Falls cascades 90 feet over Lookout Mountain and into a lush ravine.
9. Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum and admission is always free.
10. Moss Rock Preserve
Located in Hoover, Moss Rock Preserve is 349 acres in size, and it's filled with waterfalls, wildlife and many other unique natural features.
11. Oak Mountain State Park
At 9,940 acres, Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama's largest state park. This beautiful state park is located in Pelham and was created in 1927.
12. Tennessee River
The Tennessee River is 652 miles long and flows throughout northern Alabama, in addition to Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky.
13. Oak Alley
This beautiful "Oak Alley" is located at Spring Hill College, in Mobile.
14. Sipsey Wilderness
The Sipsey Wilderness is located within Bankhead National Forest and is the largest and most visited wilderness area in Alabama.
15. Little River Canyon National Preserve
Little River Canyon National Preserve is located atop Lookout Mountain, near Fort Payne. It protects Little River and features Little River Falls, one of Alabama's most visited waterfalls.
What do you think about these scenic places in Alabama? Aren’t they GORGEOUS? Share your thoughts with us below!