“Rock of Ages Trail” Take a driving tour past 18 cherished churches of Colbert County. These church buildings are at least 100 years old with the congregations in most cases […]Read More
Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 617 U.S. Highway 72 West, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. The outstanding achievements and the music of Alabamians are presented in this state museum. “Father of […]
Belle Mont Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. Belle Mont is one of early Alabama’s crowning architectural achievements. It is one of the most outstanding Palladianstyle houses in […]
Birdwatching – The northwest loop of the North Alabama Birding Trail boasts more than a dozen sites located primarily in the Shoals area. Winding back and forth across three major […]
Milepost 320.3- Buzzard Roost Spring- Levi Colbert, Itte-wamba Mingo was important to Chickasaw history. He was a leader and negotiator for the Chickasaw people. (Ittawamba Community College is named after […]
Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve, 251 Loop Road, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. A 700-acre, privately owned, scenic, natural area in the Little Mountain region of southern Colbert County. The preserve is […]
Colbert County Courthouse, 200 North Main St., Tuscumbia, AL 35674. This stately building, the brick walls of which date back to its construction in 1881, houses county government and serves […]
Milepost 327.3- Colbert Ferry- George Colbert operated a stand and ferry here. Ranger station, restrooms, picnic area, fishing, boat launch, bike-only campground.
Coldwater Stagecoach Stop, 302 South Dickson St., Tuscumbia, AL 35674. Built as early as 1815, this small hewn-log cabin served as a stagecoach stop on the Jackson Military Road and […]
Coon Dog Cemetery, 4945 Coondog Cemetery Rd., Cherokee, AL 35616. Over 300 coon dogs have been laid to rest in the scenic “Freedom Hills.” Unique headstones and epitaphs pay tribute to […]
Milepost 317.0-Freedom Hills Overlook-A steep, 1/4 mile trail leads to Alabama’s highest point on the parkway, 800 ft.
Hawk Pride Mountain Off-Road Park, 144 Mountain Side Road, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. This privately owned park offers a wide variety of offroading spread over 1,000 acres. Over 40 trails to […]
Helen Keller Home, 300 North Commons, W., Tuscumbia, AL 35674The dramatic life and times of Helen Keller are preserved at her birthplace and childhood home, Ivy Green. Built in 1820, […]
LaGrange College Site Park, 1461 LaGrange College Rd., Leighton, AL 35646. Established in 1830 as Alabama’s first college, LaGrange soon became known as “The West Point of the South.” The […]
North Alabama Speedway, 12200 Hwy. 247, Tuscumbia, AL 35674 This racing facility contains an 1/8th mile asphalt drag strip and a 3/8 mile, semi-bank clay oval. Racing divisions include Super […]
1292 Mount Mills Road, Tuscumbia (256) 370-7218 or (256) 370-7220 Thurs. – Sat. 11 am to 10 pm. (Closed Dec. & Jan.) Uniquely Ours, the Rattlesnake Saloon inside Seven Springs […]
Seven Springs Lodge, 1532 Mt. Mills Road, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. This facility offers horseback trail-riding (bring your own horse and tack or rent from the facility). Organized equestrian group trail […]
Spring Creek Golf Course, 800 Woodmont Dr., Tuscumbia, AL 35674 This nine-hole, city-owned course is a flat one, excellent for beginners and seniors. Paved cart paths, pro shop. (256) 386-5670.