Gadsden, Alabama

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Gadsden, Alabama, USA

Attractions in Gadsden, Alabama


  • Historic Paseur Park Overlook
    Harts Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35904
    Only Three Blocks off State Highway 211
    An overlook that offers a magnificent view of Gadsden, the Coosa River, and the mountain ranges. The area served as a lookout during the Civil War. more info  map

  • Patriotic Putting Park
    1500 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35904
    256-547-7196, Play 18 holes of American history. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Gilliland-Reese Covered Bridge
    1500 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35902
    256-549-4663, Historical bridge constructed in 1899 from rough-hewn lumber and covered with weathered shingles. The bridge was moved to Noccalula Falls Park in 1968.  more info  map

  • Horse Pens 40
    Chandler Mountain Road, Steele
    256-570-0002, This unique piece of land still has rings of rocks that were once used as pens by early settlers, for cattle and horses. The area continues to host various events such... more info  map

  • Spirit Of American Citizenship Monument
    U.S. 411 & Bay Street
    256-549-0351, Spiral, pyramid-shaped lighted monument to honor citizens and history of the area. more info  map

  • War Memorial Monument
    1500 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35904
    Noccalula Falls Park
    256-549-4663, This monument was built to honor the memory of Etowah Countians who lost their lives during World War I & II, the Korean, Vietnam, & Lebanon Wars.  more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Attalla Public Library
    604 4th Street Northwest, Attalla, AL 35954
    256-538-9266, The Attalla Public Library is normally open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 3:00 p.m. Saturdays. more info

  • Nichols Memorial Library
    One Cabot Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35904
    Corner of Cabot & Dwight Avenues
    This library is open for genealogical research every Thursday, and the first and third Saturday of each month. It is the home of the Northeast Alabama Genealogical... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Center for Cultural Arts
    501 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901
    256-543-2787, Home to visual art displays, performing arts, art studios, and a museum for children called Imagination Place. The center also features the world's largest site and date... more info  map

  • Central-Carver Museum, The
    1030 Tuscaloosa Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901
    256-549-4742, "Showcases the spirit of excellence and determination of Central-Carver High School administrators, instructors and students through archival information and an array of... more info

  • Gadsden Museum of Art
    515 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901
    256-546-7365, The GMA features works of Southern art and artists and houses an extensive permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, and prints. In addition, the museum hosts a... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • James D. Martin Wildlife Park
    Part of the Alabama Birding Trail, this bird sanctuary is located off Highway 411, behind the Gadsden Mall. It includes elevated board walks with scenic vantage points,... more info

  • Noccalula Falls Park
    1500 Noccalula Falls Park, Gadsden, AL 35901
    256-549-4663, Noccalula Falls cascade over 90 feet into a beautiful ravine. This breathtaking area is a park with trails, gardens, artifacts, picnic areas, and a 130 site campground. more info  map

  • Tigers for Tomorrow
    708 County Road 345, Attalla, AL 35954
    256-524-4150, A non-profit exotic and native animal preserve and environmental education center, the 140-acre Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain is home to over 160 animals,... more info

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Back Forty Beer Co.
    200 North 6th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901
    256-467-4912, Tours are given on Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. more info

  • Wills Creek Vineyards & Winery
    10522 Duck Springs Road, Attalla, AL 35954
    Winery & Tasting Room - Duck Springs
    256-538-5452, More than 20 varieties of wine can be sampled. Tours of the processing rooms are available. Open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Available for... more info


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