Alabama Waterfalls Report - Part IV - South of Birmingham
Davis Falls: This USGS listed waterfall near Aldrich was once open to the public as a maintained picnic area. The current status is unknown, however local Henry Emfinger (owner Aldrich Coal Mine Museum) has been working on convincing Shelby County to aquire this property and turn it into a county park, due to the falls, the unique plantlife, and the local history. It is believed to be on logging company property, and is closed to visitation. More about the effort at: http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/articles/2006/09/16/opinion/opin03.txt Photo at: http://www.cityofmontevallo.com/Default.asp?ID=280
Upper Davis Falls: Henry Emfinger reported another waterfall above Davis Falls.
Upper Upper Davis Falls: Henry Emfinger reported another waterfall above the waterfall above Davis Falls.
Weaver Falls: There is a USGS listed waterfall on what is believed to be private property not far from Davis Falls, on the opposite side of CR-10.
Falling Rock Falls: This gorgeous waterfall is located in the Cahaba WMA. Certainly the highest known falls in Shelby County. Photos and directions at: http://www.cahabariver.net/fallrock.htm
Falls on Corn Creek: Photographic evidence indicates there is a waterfall on Corn Creek near Wetumpka. Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolfmanfrombama/2253108691/
Wetumpka Falls: Historical evidence indicates there may have been a falls at 32.54639, -86.19917 near Wetumpka. Demolished?
Satan's Garden/Great Falls: There is a waterfall at around 32.508, -85.184, in Little Ulchee. Photographic evidence at: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/Photo_detail_photoid_11610_size_big_
Hidden Falls: This well visited waterfall near Haleburg is on preserved property, but at last check with the organization it is closed to the public due to access issues. Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/alabamawaterfalls/discuss/72157613832510017/
River Falls: This waterfall is located outside of River Falls and Andalusia, near or on the Conecuh River. Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/alabamawaterfalls/discuss/72157613832510017/
Chewlacca Falls: This is an artificial falls at the dam on the Chewlacca State Park property. Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/alabamawaterfalls/discuss/72157613832510017/
Peavine Falls: The popular waterfall at Oak Mountain State Park. Photo and direction at: http://waterfalls.szulecki.com/al/peavine.html
Cedar Creek Falls: The USGS reports a waterfall at 31.056, -88.074 outside of Movico. I can find no evidence.
High Shoals Falls: The USGS reports a waterfall at 33.237, -85.332 near Taylors Crossroads. Aerial photos confirm, but it is clearly on private property.
Rock Falls: The USGS reports a falls at 31.23417, -85.10083, but since this location is under water, I'm assuming it is historical.
University Falls: There was a falls in Tuscaloosa County at 33.219, -87.551.
Village Falls: USGS reports a falls at 33.556, -86.970, but I can find no evidence.
Mill Falls: According to the Shelby County Reporter, there is a waterfall on Savage Creek in the Cahaba WMA.
Goggins Falls: According to the Shelby County Report, there is a waterfall on Jessee Creek in the Cahaba WMA.
Catoma Creek Falls: There is a waterfall outside of Montgomery on Catoma Creek.
Gullet's Bluff Waterfall #1: The local Army Corps of Engineers office sent me photos of a waterfall at Gullets Bluff off of Lake Claiborne.
Gullet's Bluff Waterfall #2: The local Army Corps of Egineers office sent ment photos of a second waterfall at Gullets Bluff off of Lake Claiborne.
Silver Creek Falls: There is a waterfall on private property on Silver Creek near Lake Claiborne. It is closed to the public due to garbage issues.
Moon Falls: There is a waterfall near Fairfax, Alabama on the Moon property. Private.
Harmon Falls: There are falls near Five Points on Harmon's Trucking Property. Private.
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