Little River Canyon. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now
Waterfalls, sandstone cliffs, a beautiful river and amazing views—Little River Canyon has it all. And it’s less than two hours from Birmingham, y’all. I am thrilled to share more about one of my favorite places in Alabama. Here are just a few reasons why you should check out Little River Canyon ASAP.
Continue reading “Ready for a day trip? 3 reasons to visit stunning Little River Canyon and the JSU Canyon Center”
Little River Canyon January 1, 2017 hike – Photos from the DeSoto State Park Facebook page
Our friends at the
JSU Little River Canyon Center held their first hike of 2017 within the Little River Canyon National Preserve on January 1st. It was a misty and chilly day, but up to 25 hikers started their year off right with a pleasant walk in the canyon.
Continue reading “Beautiful photos of New Year’s Day hike at Little River Canyon”
Looking for a break during the holidays? Drop by and see the 2016
Audubon Traveling Photography exhibit that is on display at the Birmingham Audubon Society’s office until December 22nd.
“Must read” from this week’s compilation of stories – our favorite: “
Gifts with nature in mind, gifts that give back.” Bham Now found 28 local nature/conservation organizations that are selling special gifts over the holidays.
Continue reading “Nature Roundup December 16th edition – brought to you by JSU Little River Canyon Center”
Here is a great way to begin 2017.
Kickoff the new year on January 1st 2017 with a
hike at Little River Canyon National Preserve.
Continue reading “Start the New Year off right at Little River Canyon National Preserve”
Photo Courtesy of International Crane Foundation
If we had to pick the “feel good” story of the week, it has got to be
OHenry’s Coffees installation of a solar energy system at their roasting facility.
We truly love the idea of
“solar powered” coffee in the morning.
Continue reading “Nature Roundup December 9th edition – brought to you by JSU Little River Canyon Center”
Yesterday, at Little River Canyon, atop the Highway 35 bridge, a sacred ceremony was held in remembrance of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
Below are photos and video from this powerful and solemn event.
National Park Service Superintendent Steve Black and John Keller reading the names of the 30 Alabamians killed at the invasion of Pearl Harbor
Continue reading “Remembering Pearl Harbor at Little River Canyon – “releasing of the wreath” (photos and video)”
Photo by: Little River Canyon Center’s Steve White
“All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small.”
This Sunday, we are beginning a new feature with our friends at the Little River Canyon Center called the “Canyon Center Critter.” This week’s critter:
Grapevine Looper Moth
Tell us your encounters with this week’s Canyon Center Critter.
Photo taken of Little River Falls on December 1, 2016
Little River Falls before the November 29th rainfall
Little River Falls is back!
From our good friends at the
Jacksonville State University Little River Canyon Center, before and after pictures of Little River Falls one of the state’s most iconic waterfalls.
What a beautiful sight.