In addition to all the fun things to see and do in DeSoto State Park, there are many things to see and do in Dekalb County, Alabama.
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This beautiful waterfall is formed by Little River dropping about 104 feet into a gorge. In the 1920s North Alabama's first hydro-electric dam was built above DeSoto Falls, which supplied power to nearby Fort Payne, Mentone, Valleyhead, Collinsville , Alabama and Menlo, Georgia. DeSoto Falls is about 6 miles from the main part of DeSoto State Park, near Mentone, Alabama and is accessible by County Road 89 that goes thru the park.
Little River Canyon National Preserve
One of DeSoto State Park's partner agencies, Little River Canyon is located about 10 miles south of DeSoto State Park in Little River Canyon National Preserve on AL Hwy 35.
Known as one of the deepest canyons East of the Mississippi, numerous small waterfalls and creeks dot the landscape along with massive sandstone bluffs, large expanses of rocks, rapids and rock outcrops.