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High Falls

Lake, River, or Waterfall
Brad Wiegmann

High Falls waterfall is considered a hidden treasure in Alabama to many local residents. Located within High Falls County Park, High Falls waterfall is 35 feet high and close to 300 feet wide. In seasons of heavy rains, the entire width of the waterfall is overflowing. The park also features a natural bridge at the bottom of the waterfalls. This 25-feet span of rock features a large arch, eroded by the flow of water over hundreds of years. A pedestrian bridge spanning the gorge takes hikers to the far side of Town Creek. Positioned a few yards above High Falls, the bridge provides a picture-perfect view upstream and downstream to the falls.

How to Get There

From Birmingham or Chattanooga, take Interstate 59 to Exit 218 in Fort Payne. Take Highway 35 West to Rainsville, then turn left onto Highway 75. Follow Highway 75 South to Geraldine. At the town's only traffic light, turn onto Highway 227 North and follow the signs to High Falls Park.


Seasons Accessible

Open daily 10-6 or dusk.

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