Buck's Pocket, a 2,000-acre park in northeast Alabama is secluded in a natural pocket of the Appalachian Mountains chain. The park's picnic area offers a canyon rim natural vista into the pocket below. The pocket itself, is on an upstream tributary of Lake Guntersville.
Walls of Jericho State Park in Northeast AL- the "Grand Canyon of the South"..The Walls of Jericho is located in Jackson County about 25 miles northwest of Scottsboro off of Highway 79...about 40+ miles from my home.
Moundville | Archaeological Park | The Moundville site, occupied from around A.D. 1000 until A.D. 1450, is a large settlement of Mississippian culture on the Black Warrior River in central Alabama. At the time of Moundville’s heaviest residential population, the community took the form of a three hundred-acre village built on a bluff overlooking the river.