- Our list of the best things to do in Fort Payne, Alabama, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Fort Payne, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Fort Payne, AL , followed by 16 popular activities in nearby cities, including Scottsboro, Mentone, Attalla, Guntersville and Rome
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Little River Canyon National Preserve is the deepest canyon east of the Mississippi and is surrounded by the scenic beauty of Lookout Mountain. It is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama.
De Soto State Park is a 3,502-acre park that offers kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, cycling, rappeling, bouldering, picnicking and wildflower expeditions as well as amenities such as a restaurant, meeting rooms, pavilions, picnic area with playground, olympic-size swimming pool, a nature center featuring int…
Part of the Jacksonville State University building, the Little River Canyon Center is an education center. Attractions include a HD movie theater, natural history library, educational exhibits, outdoor amphitheater, and walking trails.
A sports outfitter that provides gear, apparel, and paraphernalia as well as guided trips and lodging, True Adventure Sports offers 34 different sports adventures. Trips on offer include ziplining, rock climbing, canoeing, and rappelling.
The building that holds the Fort Payne Depot Museum acted as the home depot for the Alabama-Great Southern Railroad for 85 years. Permanent exhibits of Native American artifacts and United States military history are held in the museum.