Noccalula Falls is a 90-foot waterfall located in Gadsden, Alabama. The falls are part of Noccalula Falls Park and Campground, which was established in 1925 by the City of Gadsden. The park is named after the legendary Native American princess who leapt to her death from the top of the waterfall rather than marry a man she did not love.
Details about Noccalula Falls
Visitors can visit an outdoor amphitheater featuring her statue as well as other monuments and exhibits that tell the story behind this tragic tale. In addition to its historical significance, Noccalula Falls offers visitors numerous recreational activities including camping, fishing, hiking trails with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, picnic areas with grills for barbecuing meals outdoors, nature walks along creekside trails where wildlife abound and even mini-golf! There’s something for everyone at Noccalula Falls!
Directions to Noccalula Falls
1. Take I-59 S to Exit 211 (Gadsden).
2. Turn right onto US Highway 11/Rainbow Drive and follow it for 1.2 miles.
3. Turn left onto Noccalula Road and follow it for 2 miles until you reach the entrance of Noccalula Falls Park on your left side.
4. Follow signs once inside the park to get to the falls!