Kinlock Falls

Kinlock Falls is a cascade waterfall that drops 15 feet over a span of 20 feet. Located along Hubbard Creek in the Bankhead National Forest, it features a magnificent view, along with being an area that people come to swim.

Bankhead National Forest is one of Alabama’s four National Forests, covering 181,230 acres.  It is home to Alabama’s only National Wild and Scenic River, the Sipsey Fork.  There are six recreation areas located in the Bankhead National Forest offering a wide range of activities and endless hours of exploring bluffs, canyons, waterfalls, springs and lakes.  The forest features miles and miles of trails, picturesque waterfalls and plenty of recreational opportunities such as hiking, horseback riding, boating, canoeing, fishing and swimming and offers facilities for camping and picnicking.

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Latitude: 34.283934 Longitude: -87.508503 Elevation: 871 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

The Bankhead National Forest offers over 90 miles of recreational trails. Visitors can enjoy hiking, bicycle and horseback riding, and a trail for all-terrain vehicles.  Canoeing the Sipsey Fork offers views of magnificent walls of rock, which has been carved for thousands of years by the erosive power of water.  

Seasons Accessible

Accessible year-round.

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Contact Information

Dave Casey - Bankhead Ranger District
1070 Highway 33
Double Springs, AL 35553 US
Angie Pierce - Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
256-350-3519 (Fax)
PO Box 2537
Decatur, AL 35602 US


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