North Alabama Fall Color Trail

October 20, 2017

There’s a saying that says fall is a southerner’s gift for surviving summer. If that is indeed true, North Alabama’s fall gift is gorgeous, vibrant fall foliage. And North Alabama has many breathtaking spots to see some colorful scenery.

1. Blount County: Horton Mill, Old Easley, or Swann covered bridges and Rickwood Caverns State Park


2. Cherokee County: Cherokee Rock Village, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Terrapin Creek, and Yellow Creek Falls


3. Colbert County: Cane Creek Canyon, Spring Park, and Natchez Trace


4. Cullman County: Ave Maria Grotto, Palisades Park, and Clarkson Covered Bridge


5. Franklin County: Dismals Canyon and Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park


6. Lawrence County: Bankhead National Forest and Oakville Indian Mound Park & Museum


7. Lauderdale County: Natchez Trace and Joe Wheeler State Park


8. Limestone County: take a walk through the historic town of Mooresville and Rails to Trails Walking Trail


9. Madison County: Burritt on the Mountain, Land Trust of North Alabama, and Monte Sano State Park


10. Marion County: Buttahatchee River


11. Morgan County: Point Mallard Park and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge


12. Jackson County: Russell Cave National Monument and Walls of Jericho


13. Marshall County: Buck’s Pocket, Cathedral Caverns, and Lake Guntersville state parks


14. Etowah County: Noccalula Falls Park


15. DeKalb County: DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon National Preserve


16. Winston County: Bankhead National Forest

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