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Marthas Falls

Little River Canyon Preserve, Fort Payne, AL
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Beautiful!

The hike is definitely worth it! The falls are absolutely beautiful! This is a must see if you stop... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Ginas418
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DeLand, Florida
We love Martha’s Falls!

My 8 year old begs to hike Martha’s Falls whenever we are in the area. It’s a great hike for... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Rachael D
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Little River Canyon Preserve, Fort Payne, AL
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The hike is definitely worth it! The falls are absolutely beautiful! This is a must see if you stop into Little River Canyon.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My 8 year old begs to hike Martha’s Falls whenever we are in the area. It’s a great hike for families, and when the water is running it’s really something to see!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

it's not a flat terrain hike, lots of tree roots and rocks..the path the to Fall is steep but it's a beautiful area. huge stone mountain scapes with a river and Fall running through it. you can sit on flattened stones and enjoy the white...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Picking a in between spot for family in Alabama and Georgia to meet - Little River Canyon was chosen . The drive from Atlanta was around 2 hours , but very scenic with many bathroom break places available . WAZE had 3 different routes, we...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

They are not huge or spectacular, but they`ve a special charm. When I visited them, the path was closed caused flood 2 day before. But also from the footbridges or bridge, you can admire in all their beauty. Parking right next to them.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place for swimming, having a picnic, or relaxing while reading a book or taking photos. I gave it a four due to the trail down to the river which is moderately difficult. I use a cane and getting down was iffy...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Traveled from Atl., GA to come see this place. We had a friend tell us it was great so we had to see it for ourselves. However, the fun came at a price. We were in the river having fun and was told to exit...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Many steps to reach this area. Overall not overly impressed with the falls. The area is beautiful however. There are many people there enjoying the water. It is a moderately strenuous hike with the stairs.

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went at the end of March so we had trail to ourselves and found the falls empty of people once we arrived. I understand it can be crowded during the summer months. The falls were nice and we enjoyed the tranquility. The trail begins...More

Thank D C
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited Little River Canyon National Preserve and while there decided to hike to Marthas Falls. We started from the Little River Falls parking lot. The NPS website lists the hike as 3/4 mile one way. For the most part the trail...More

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Karla B
25 September 2017|
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Response from D C | Reviewed this property |
Actually, the falls at the boardwalk are Little River Falls. Martha's Falls, which is really more like a big swimming hole, is a decent hike from a trail accessed from the Litter River Overlook parking lot. First, I am not... More
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RafaelDurand18
12 September 2015|
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Response from rogersober | Reviewed this property |
At the lower end maybe six feet at the one down stream but up at the big falls the jumping is forbidden as the rangers have stressed in their presentation. Depths of the water are very hard to read and go over safely on the... More
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