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Desoto Falls

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Beautiful Falls

Rainy, but fun short trip to the falls. It was absolutely beautiful, I am sure all the rain helped... read more

Reviewed today
Birmingham, Alabama
Beautiful Waterfall

100-foot waterfall into a gorgeous pool of water. You should definitely go see it. There are some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fort Payne, Alabama
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Lookout Mountain Parkway, Mentone, AL
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All reviews picnic tables gorgeous area hiking shoes beautiful scenery upper part water flow nice waterfall great place to take pictures quick hike beautiful site mother nature motorcycle ride well worth the effort rent a canoe take photos rock formations beautiful place to visit
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Reviewed today

Rainy, but fun short trip to the falls. It was absolutely beautiful, I am sure all the rain helped with that. There are several steps and a few slick places, but not a difficult walk to see it. Small children should be watched carefully. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AprilMMBoyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Access to the falls is down a rather steep flight of stairs that I was not able to negotiate using my walking stick. From the parking lot level, the falls are only slightly visible through rather heavy foliage. Suggest that management cut away some of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JPrice555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

100-foot waterfall into a gorgeous pool of water. You should definitely go see it. There are some really great places to see the waterfall and take photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tbgman
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Beautiful spot. It was not crowded during our visit, but I can see that it would probably be a very popular spot in the summer. We visited the falls based on a couple reviews that mentioned it was family friendly. However, we didn't even make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank chyning1
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

a Memorable and scenic day out - you must not go anywhere within 100 miles of Mentone and not visit Desoto falls.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 174umairk
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Great family friendly, well-marked, and very scenic place to hike. The various falls are truly beautiful!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lana K
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

This trailer is great if you only have a couple hours to kill. It is a rugged hill with everything a hiker wants to experience. Various terrain, babbling brook, tall trees and really nice waterfalls. It is about a 2 mile round trip. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank firstkgb
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The climb down near the falls is not easy. Be sure to sssist seniors & keep little ones close. It is steep and slippery if wet. A nice little park and plenty of Kodak moments. It's always nice to hear the rush of water fllowing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Guide790465
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a gorgeous area of Alabama! Great trails...our dog Fenway loved them! And the Falls were beautiful. Great day trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Luvncrimson
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We enjoyed our visit but the water was low and the falls were not as full as usual. Still a pleasant, enjoyable stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa H
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23 September 2018|
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Response from Tucker50 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go to the swimming area but it is past the big falls. It looked like a rough trip down and also getting in and out of water required climbing on stones. It looked fairly difficult and something I might not want to... More
Angela J
19 August 2018|
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Response from 772kennethh | Reviewed this property |
I only visited The area. You will have to contact Desota State Park to make sure. My assumption is possiblely.
11 August 2018|
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Response from 772kennethh | Reviewed this property |
There is nearby parking but you will not be able to go below the falls. It is stiil beautiful even if you can't.