Little River Canyon National Preserve


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Little River Canyon National Preserve:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Address:2141 Gault Ave N
Fort Payne, AL 35967

Phone:256-845-9605
Fax:256-997-9129
Web: www.nps.gov/liri/
Size: 13,633 acres.
Established: Authorized October 24, 1992.
Location:In northeast Alabama, 40 miles west of Rome, accessible via AL 35 east of Fort Payne.
Facilities:Restrooms, picnic area. DeSoto State Park (see separate entry in Alabama State Parks section) adjoins the preserve and offers lodging, campsites, a restaurant, and other ammenities.
Activities:Hiking, primitive camping, whitewater paddling, canoeing, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, wildlife viewing, auto touring.
Special Features:Preserve protects Little River, the nation's longest mountaintop river, which flows for almost its entire length down the middle of Lookout Mountain. The river and canyon systems offer spectacular landscapes including upland forest, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, stream riffles and pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs.

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