Spend The Day Exploring Alabama's Tallest Falls On This Wonderful Waterfall Road Trip
Who doesn’t love waterfalls? Here in Alabama, we are fortunate to have many wonderful waterfalls located throughout the state. While some are short and barely visible, others are quite tall. Listed below is a mapped road trip that’ll take you to five of Alabama’s tallest waterfalls. Because its length is 167 miles, and the estimated drive time is only 3 hours and 52 minutes, it can easily be driven in a single day. If you love waterfalls in Alabama, the largest waterfall in Alabama will make you want to take this unique waterfall road trip.
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For more information about DeSoto Falls, be sure to take a look at the following article: Take This Easy Trail To An Amazing Triple Waterfall In Alabama.
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What are the best waterfalls to visit in Alabama?
The best waterfalls to visit in Alabama are:
- Grace’s High Falls
- Cold Water Falls
- Falls Creek Falls
- Bethel Springs Falls
- Griffin Falls
- Holmes Chapel Falls
Want to learn more about Alabama waterfalls? Not to fear! Here are some glorious waterfalls in Alabama, including no-hike waterfalls and reader-favorite falls:
- Caney Creek Falls. Located in the Bankhead National Forest, Caney Creek Falls is one of the most picturesque hidden waterfalls in Alabama. Because this area is wet year-round, the waterfall never dries up. Indeed, Caney Creek Falls Trail is one of the most beautiful secluded trails in Alabama.
- Cheaha Falls. Cheaha Falls is located along the Chinnabee Silent Trail on Cheaha Creek in the Talladega National Forest. Cheaha Falls is approximately 30 feet tall and flows down Mt. Cheaha, the highest point in Alabama. Learn more about this 1.7-mile trail that leads to a waterfall finish.
- Little River Canyon Falls. At the top of Lookout Mountain near Fort Payne, is one of Alabama's most scenic and accessible waterfalls: Little River Canyon Falls. This beautiful waterfall is located off highway 35, next to the bridge in Gaylesville, and the canyon's formation begins with this 45-foot waterfall. Some days, the amount of water going over the rocks may be more than others. It all depends on the rainfall. Is it any wonder why Little River Canyon Preserve was named the most beautiful place in Alabama?
- Chewacla Falls, located in Auburn at Chewacla State Park, is a 30-foot waterfall formed by the spillway of Chewacla Dam. Chewacla State Park is home to eight hiking trails and the most popular trail, Mountain Laurel Trail, leads to Chewacla Falls. In fact, Chewacla State Park might be the most underrated destination in Alabama.
- Kinlock Falls is located within North Alabama's William B. Bankhead National Forest near Haleyville. It flows into a pool of water, which makes it a great swimming hole. Reaching Kinlock Falls has never been easier. While driving north on Kinlock Road, prior to arriving at the bridge over Hubbard Creek, simply pull off on the side of the road and park. The waterfall is only a few steps away.