Visit this Alabama Hidden Gem at Oak Mountain: Peavine Falls

Peavine Falls in Alabama is an epic hidden gem of a 65-foot waterfall tucked within Oak Mountain State Park. The hike to the falls starts off as flat, but the descent to where the waterfall is located is rocky, requiring some rock scrambling. 

Peavine Falls has been on our Alabama bucket list for years, so we’ve researched it extensively! If you’re interested in hiking here, too – don’t miss out! 

Guide to Hiking Peavine Falls in Alabama

Peavine Falls is located within Oak Mountain State Park. This hike has many different aspects, including being easy enough for most people, and it has excellent views of the falls and surrounding forest. 

About Oak Mountain State Park

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Oak Mountain State Park is the largest state park in Alabama, making it a big outdoor vacation destination for folks traveling to or road tripping through Alabama. The park has a ton of outdoor activities. 

How to Get to the Peavine Falls Trailhead

Once you’re within Oak Mountain State Park, the top activities and places to explore are well-marked near the road with signage. A few trails lead you to Peavine Falls, but this article shows you the short hike via the White Trail to the Peavine Falls Trail (it is well-marked).

Follow the road signs to Peavine Falls. You’ll drive up a narrow but paved road, winding through the hills. Be sure to stop and enjoy views from the top of the mountain – they are incredible!

Self-Guided Tours

Follow the road until you can’t drive anymore. There is a large parking area with trail signs. Head over to the trail map to orient yourself.

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