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I highly recommend talking to a ranger. I don't remember if there was a movie. If so, watch it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Susan M
Shelby Township, Michigan
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Incredibly nice people there.

You have to stop by the visitor center if you're in the area. There were lots of displays, a gift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue L
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The Little River Canyon Center is a partnership between Jacksonville State University and Little River Canyon National Preserve. The Center provides visitors with information, educational and recreational opportunities, and an impressive HD film...more
472 Alabama Hwy 35, Fort Payne, AL 35967
+1 256-845-3548
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend talking to a ranger. I don't remember if there was a movie. If so, watch it. There are picnic tables on the outside of the building. Restrooms are available.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to stop by the visitor center if you're in the area. There were lots of displays, a gift shop and helpful staff to give us directions and answer questions. Nice, clean and spacious.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to ride some twisty roads. Not too crowded for a fun motorcycle ride. The canyon rode is approximately 12 miles long.

Thank Randall G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a nice waterfall but very difficult to get to. I'm sure it would be prettier in the fall but was nice in the summer. Take bug spray

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The center has clean restrooms, friendly staff, and a gift store. The movie was disappointing because it was about the center rather than Little River Canyon as I had expected. The center is a good place to get info on trails, etc

Thank Tucker50
Reviewed 8 August 2018

When we come here on the week end or during the week for a hike we always stop in here. Clean bathrooms and a well stocked stor.

Thank marlaine2018
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here before visiting the canyon & Falls to get info. The employees were very nice & helpful. The movie was a little boring. Not really about the canyon & Falls. It was more about the center bragging about all the things they do...More

Thank JubileeJerry
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Love the little river canyon area, our 4th visit to the area and we visit every time we are here! Have been during every season and fall is the best with The changing of the leaves!

Thank OnAir556598
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Nature Center is a fairly new building and looks great. The Staff and rangers are super friendly and helpful. There's a gift shop and a movie about the park (ask at the ranger desk). Also has clean restrooms and various picnic tables and parking...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on our way to Martha’s Falls and Little River Canyon the other day and it was really informative. The people at the desks took the time to answer our questions and were really knowledgeable about the area. They have restrooms, a...More

Thank Mjack96799
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8 March 2016|
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Response from maximac222 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not see a host of events scheduled out on the calendar on their website. Next up is a Children's Spring Art Show during the "Canyon Spring Fest" which looks strictly like a children's event. I will... More
Karla B
23 October 2015|
Response from Sara Beth W | Reviewed this property |
I know when I went last weekend (Oct. 17) there wasn't any color yet. There is around Lookout Mtn TN, but not between here and Gadsden, AL. I'm hoping there will be more this weekend, but I'm thinking it may be a... More