Our World: Little River Falls

Little River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama.  March 8, 2013.

Little River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama. March 8, 2013.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by five wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

Earlier this month Betsy and I went to Fort Payne, Alabama, to celebrate my birthday.  One of the first places we visited was Little River Falls in Little River Canyon National Preserve.

Little River is unique in that it flows for almost its entire length along the top of Lookout Mountain.  As such it doesn’t have much depth, but there was a good water flow when we were there in March.

Betsy and I at Fall River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama.  March 8, 2013.

Betsy and I at Fall River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama. March 8, 2013.

We have been to Little River Falls before, but this time we found a new boardwalk and observation deck.  The deck allowed us to have a wonderful view of the falls.

Little River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama.  March 8, 2013.

Little River Falls, Fort Payne, Alabama. March 8, 2013.

Little River Falls is a 45-foot waterfall that marks the beginning of Little River Canyon.  The canyon is approximately eleven miles long and is up to 700 feet deep.  Little River Canyon is sometimes called the “Grand Canyon of the East.”

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27 Responses to “Our World: Little River Falls”

  1. imac Says:

    Beautiful George

  2. annkitsuetchina Says:

    you call that little? It is huge.

  3. maple lane Says:

    So very lovely.

  4. Rose Says:

    Another place that just begs for a line to be thrown in…beautiful area.

  5. MadSnapper Says:

    beautiful photos, all of these. now i am wondering how many mountain ranges have a Lookout Mountain… i bet there are many

  6. Linda Says:

    That is one picturesque waterfall! Nice looking couple at the overlook, too. 🙂

  7. Sally Wessely Says:

    Thanks for sharing. I will have to share some photos of our world.

  8. sylviakirk Says:

    I do love waterfalls and this one is spectacular!! Really wonderful captures for the day, George!! Thanks for sharing the beauty!! Hope your week is off to a great start!!!

  9. Ms. A Says:

    Lots of good water flow coming over this one, I must say!

  10. ewok1993 Says:

    this is gorgeous. i think this may be my fave of the waterfalls so far.

  11. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    That’s a whole lot of falls, even though it is shallow.

  12. Ruth Says:

    Stunning images. The water at the base of the falls is a gorgeous colour.

  13. MaryBeth Says:

    Little River Falls is a pretty neat falls. Nice pic of you and Betsy too.
    We made it home from Arizona and glad to be home. Arizona has a beauty all it’s own. We took bunches of pictures. MB

  14. Linda G. Says:

    Lovely photographs of the falls. Love the color of the water.

  15. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    That is a very pretty waterfall. Love the silky look of the water and the colors!

  16. Karen Says:

    This place looks very pretty, you took some really fantastic shots of the falls, beautiful.

  17. rajesh Says:

    Beautiful shots of water falls.

  18. ladyfi Says:

    Those shots are lovely!

  19. Kalantikan Says:

    It looks like you and Betsy don’t post the last place you visited! That falls looks little because of your location, but i love the long exposure effect, beautiful.

  20. Fun60 Says:

    Those falls invite photos but I would love to be there to listen to them as well as see them.

  21. ZielonaMila Says:

    Fantastic views, I love such places. I am greeting

  22. Neal Says:

    Beautiful. George, you did a great job with your tripod and filter. I need to get me a tripod…don’t know what I’ve never got one but I haven’t….except there is a cheap one here but it’s too hard to use.

  23. Boom & Gary Says:

    Beautiful!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  24. Selma, Ala., Daily Photo Says:

    Putting this on my bucket list!

  25. lucja-maria Says:

    I marvel at your very interesting post and beautiful photos.
    I admire the beautiful waterfalls.
    Thank you, that you want to share with us the beautiful impressions and photographs.

  26. amanda watkins Says:

    During our recent trip to Texas Hill Country we traveled around the Perdernales River.. It wasn’t until we got home to northern Minnesota that I learned we were under 10 miles from the “Perdernales Falls.” Oh, what regrets! I love waterfalls, and those of other regions seem to have such stunning color.
    We have spectacular waterfalls along the north shore of Lake Superior, but with the tannin in our lakes & rivers, they take on a root beer effect. This one that you’ve photographed is a beauty!

  27. Sartenada Says:

    Beautiful. I looked at every photo in a bigger format and enjoyed them with full heart.

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