The Park encompasses over 200-acres of sandstone boulders reaching as high as 200-feet. They feature crags, cliffs, and tall rock formations for climbing. For those who like to stay closer to the ground, you can enjoy 14-miles of hiking, equestrian and mountain trails. The Park is also a wonderful location for bird watching and geocaching. You will find spectacular views of Weiss Lake and the surrounding valley. Amenities include primitive camping, RV dry camping, pavilion, picnic areas, playground, and showers.
The Zip Line Tour is a fun, high-adventure experience to enjoy the great outdoors with a small group of people. We are open to the public and for private reservations. It is operated by The Vision which is a Christian retreat, conference, and ministry facility located in south Huntsville, Alabama.
Located on the boundary of DeKalb and Cherokee Counties, in the rugged yet verdant landscape of northeast Alabama, Little River Canyon National Preserve (the preserve) was established in 1992 by Public Law 102-427 to protect the landscapes of the Little River Canyon. The authorized boundary of the preserve currently contains 15,288 acres, 11,042 acres of which are federally owned and managed.
Cave rappelling is one of the most engaging and inspiring activities, but it also comes with a degree of risk. I remember my first cave rappelling adventure – I was quite young, and I really didn’t know what to expect because none of my friends had done it before either. We were at Laurel Caverns Park in Pennsylvania, and fortunately for us, the local guides were very patient and welcoming.
It's been over 50 years since a trio of young cousins left Fort Payne, Alabama, to spend the summer playing in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, bar called The Bowery. It took Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook six long years of tip jars and word of mouth to earn the major label deal they'd been dreaming of, but then seemingly no time at all to change the face of country music.
The Fort Payne Depot Museum (formerly the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Passenger Depot) is a historic building in Fort Payne, Alabama. The depot was built by the Alabama Great Southern Railroad in 1891, at the height of Fort Payne's mining-driven boom. Passenger service ended in 1970, but the depot continued to service freight until 1983. It was converted into a museum in 1986, which includes exhibits with 19th century and Native American artifacts, a collection of dioramas of fantasy scenes and historical events, and a former Norfolk Southern caboose.
Camping at DeSoto Falls Recreation Area is open. The DeSoto Falls Recreation Area is located off Highway 129 just inside the National Forest boundary. The campground is a scenic spot with easy access for either a weekend of camping or a quick hike to the falls. There are two waterfalls which can be easily viewed along the DeSoto Falls trails. Trout fishing is popular along Frogtown Creek which flows adjacent to the campground. A mature forest provides the perfect setting for a family recreation getaway.
Nelson's Redneck Yacht Club is located on beautiful, spring-fed Terrapin Creek in Northeast Alabama, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Terrapin Creek is a clear, calm creek. This trip is a fun, easy float, with just a few small rapids. The long float has a small dam that you can go over, or pull your boat out and go around. There is plenty of warning, it won't sneak up on ya! Come visit this hidden treasure. A float trip under a brilliant Alabama blue sky is good for the soul! No skill required, just a relax and enjoy the scenery float trip for all ages!
Discover a world where European tradition meets Southern charm. When you visit Wills Creek Vineyards & Winery, you’ll discover a tranquil and beautiful world away from everyday cares. It's a destination steeped in history and designed to invigorate all of your senses. Come for a one-day visit, or make the outdoor deck and lawn a regular evening destination to take in the views and your favorite food and drink.
This hidden gem is tucked away on 165 acres of Long Island’s protected Pine Barrens. Once here, you will be whisked away into another land filled with plush fairways lined with majestic pine trees that will lead you to enchanted greens. Pine Hills Golf & Country Club facility in Manorville, New York features 7,132 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 73. The course rating is 74.4 and it has a slope rating of 131.