Walking

Road Biking

Paddling

Hiking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is best accessed by fording the West Fork north of Indian Falls exit and by the ford at Exit 2. Note: the trail is not marked- not usually promoted much at all

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Walking

Road Biking

Paddling

Hiking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

Another popular bike ride is the CCC Road, which starts at the Gillam Loop Trailhead. This unpaved road was historically built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930s-early 1940s and was originally intended to be a parkway to Little River …

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Walking

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Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is accessed by Gilliam Loop Trailhead or DeSoto State Park Lodge

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Walking

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Paddling

Hiking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.45 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is best accessed from the Gilliam Loop Trailhead>CCC Road>Exit 3. This trail serves as a shortcut between Exit 3 and Exit 4, and it follows along the ridge. It is not used much

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Walking

Hiking

Trail Length: 3.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

The Lost Falls and Cascade Falls waterfall is the hardest to find in DeSoto State Park, mostly because when no water is flowing, it is truly lost! The best time to see this small 5 foot waterfall is in the Spring or Winter seasons. Lost Falls is locate …

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Trail Length: 16 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

DeSoto Scout Trail is a recently revitalized, 16 mile scenic trail that follows the West Fork of Little River.The DeSoto Scout Trail starts at Comer Scout Reservation in the North, goes through DeSoto State Park and into Little River Canyon National Pr …

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

The Family Bike Loop is a 2.5 mile loop rated easy to moderate. It can be accessed by the Lost Falls Trailhead

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Walking

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Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is best accessed by the Gilliam Loop Trailhead. It follows along with the CCC road and crosses over the road at DST exit 5. Bikes allowed.

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.33 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Walking

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Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is accessed by Lost Falls Trailhead and is located on KnottyPine-AL Forever Wild program property. It also connects with the Vizneyland loop, which adds another mile to the loop.

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Trail Length: 0.65 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail follows the ridge above Straight Creek from the CCC Trail to the ford at exit 4. This trail is unmaintained and poorly marked.

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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Walking

Road Biking

Hiking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.205 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County
Talmadge Butler Boardwalk Trail

The Talmadge Butler Boardwalk Trail was built through a community effort headed by former park superintendent Talmadge Butler. Grants and donations paid for the materials used to build the trail. The Alabama State Parks Maintenance Crew constructed the …

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Walking

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Paddling

Hiking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

Also known as The Green Trail, this trail parallels the DeSoto Scout Trail but follows the ridgeline behind the cabins at DeSoto State Park. The trail is marked with NEON GREENISH YELLOW blazes and can be accessed by from Indian Falls or Gilliam Loop T …

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Paddling

Hiking

Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

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