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DeSoto State Park

DeSoto State Park is a 3500-acre park on Lookout Mountain in DeKalb and Cherokee Counties in northeast Alabama.  Named for 16th-century explorer Hernando DeSoto, the park was developed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps and established in 1935.  Bordering the West Fork Little River, the park features camping, rustic lodging, dining and over 20 miles of trails, including 11 miles of mountain biking trails.  Numerous waterfalls are found in the park including Alabama's highest continuously-flowing waterfall - DeSoto Falls.

Contact Information:

7104 DeSoto Parkway NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967

Phone: 256-845-5380


External Links:

Alabama State Parks website: http://www.alapark.com/desoto-state-park