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.
Take in The Fall Foliage in Sweet Home Alabama
As the greens of summer begin to surrender to glittering yellow poplars, scarlet dogwoods and orange maples, Sweet Home Alabama unfolds its patchwork quilt of colors. The cool, crisp Alabama air combined with a glorious blend of fall foliage make for an unforgettable experience. Although there are many places to take in the marvelous array of reds, oranges and golds, here are five that are sure to take your breath away.
Monte Sano State Park provides its guests with a break from the busy streets of Huntsville. Its fresh air, spectacular views and mineral springs allow the 2,140-acre park to live up to its Spanish name of “Mountain of Health.” The park offers serene mountain settings and marvelous vistas where visitors can enjoy the fall colors in all of their glorious splendor.
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Alabama's Natural Wonders
From towering mountain ranges to pristine beaches, natural wonders abound here in Alabama.