From the foothills of the Appalachians through countless river valleys to the sugar white beaches of the Gulf, natural wonders abound for the explorer in you. From caves and caverns to towering mountaintops, adventure awaits. Marvel in the beauty of our many trails and waterways that is sure to take you off the beaten path. The 22 state parks, which encompass 48,000 acres of land and water, provide endless opportunities to fish, camp, canoe, hike and enjoy the great outdoors. Each season in Alabama brings a beautiful change for adventurers to enjoy all year long.
Alabama's Seven Natural Wonders
Go for a hike, a bike, or a stroll through picturesque mountains, layered canyons and scenic valleys in Sweet Home Alabama. After you’ve done that, take a cool dip in one of the many cascading waterfalls or winding rivers that you will find hidden throughout the wilderness. If trekking through the great outdoors is not your thing, our Alabama beaches are here to provide you with a relaxing getaway. Whatever your interest may be, one thing’s for sure… there’s no better place to enjoy some sunshine and fresh air than in the great state of Alabama.
From free flowing rivers to the towering mountaintops, natural wonders abound in Sweet Home Alabama. See below for seven of our favorites:
The 2,799-acre mountaintop retreat is the highest point in Alabama with an unbeatable view that is unlike any other. As you stand at the top of Mt. Cheaha, you are surrounded by miles and miles of Talladega National Forest. The forest continues on as far as the eye can see until the land meets the sky. No matter what season, these breathtaking views are available all year round.
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Alabama's Natural Wonders
From towering mountain ranges to pristine beaches, natural wonders abound here in Alabama.