Noccalula Falls Campground

     


Gadsden, Alabama
Phone: (256) 543-7412

Sites: 126
Recent Rate: $22 10/2014


Latitude: 34.04177699037
Longitude: -86.0202453141555

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 22
  • Good 21
  • Average 3
  • Poor 3
  • Terrible 1

50 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

southernsky

Review Count: 49
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Good overnight with very tight spots. Grounds were nice. Lots of lights thru out the park. Not far off interstate. We would stay again for overnight if in area. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Peteyboy

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

What a neat place. Came across this place by accident, and what a find. Run by the city in a beautiful setting near a waterfall that has a lot of history around it. Has a beautiful walking trail and level spacious sites. We are planning on staying there for the month of December on our way south. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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MissingLinc

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park but, rough roads at entrance and throughout the park, long runs for water hose (over 25'), and narrow sites. Pretty area. Waterfalls in the park. Stayed 1 week. Would stay again if in the area. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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LowesTravels

Review Count: 83
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

The previous review of this city-run, tree-filled campground was spot-on. I would only add that the sites were laid out in a strange way - some had good spacing between them and others were very close together. Our site (#A19) was concrete and fairly level, as were most of the others we viewed. Each site had a strong table and "homemade" rock fire pit. The laundry room consisted of 2 washers and 2 dryers. Bathrooms and showers were nice and clean, and the showers had hooks and chairs to set toiletries on during use. The signal to our amplified Verizon MiFi unit and phones was excellent, we did not try the campground WiFi. There was some noise from the park next door, but it was not bad. We enjoyed the Falls and walked the trail often. The nearby Walmart Supercenter and several other stores and services were easily accessible, as were several good restaurants. We stayed for a week, and our daily rate was based on their weekly rate. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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Mayonnaise Farmer

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

The overall park atmosphere is great. The walking trails through the woods are about 6 feet wide and completely graveled to make the up and down trek much easier. There are wooden bridges along the way as well as benches for resting. Each tenth of a mile is marked so you know how far you have gone. There are also many more smaller side trails for more hiking and biking. The Falls are great and for the more serious adventurer you can hike to the bottom and behind the falls either from the campground(not the easiest) or from the next door park(zoo). The park has a petting animal area and a small train and a few other activities. The showers were very clean. The only negative I had was I thought the overall park was geared for smaller trailers. We camped in a 42 ft RV. Almost all electrical and sewer are located at the very back of the sites. The roads are a bit narrow, but navigable if going very slowly. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Visionrider

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

The park is nice. We have a very large tow vehicle and we were able to navigate through the roads. We had a pull through site. It was on a grade and it took some effort to level the trailer. Most of the other sites appeared to be more level. The falls are interesting. There is a hiking trail, but we only followed it a short ways due to time constraints. The staff is very friendly. We were here only one night. The utilities worked as expected. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Kurthwood

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

I have camped here several times and I love this place. Lots of places to eat and things to do. Beautiful waterfall and park. Sites are large and easy to get in/out. Price is GS discount. Utilities are good but water may be on the wrong side and require 2 hoses. 20/30/50 amp service. Staff is very friendly. Easy to get to from I-59 exit 188. Site was plenty long enough to stay hooked up. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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ragtop

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice setting. Plenty of shade. Some sites are tight backing in to in a large camper. Pretty level pads. Ninety foot waterfall, animals, train, walking and biking trails. Great for kids and adults. I have stayed here several times. Close to I-59. Highly recommended for just passing thru or vacations. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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virginianola

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our second time staying in this excellent city-owned campground. The worst thing about it is that it is hard to find. It has the usual amenities but is not fancy. The grounds are lovely and there is a huge waterfall and a large creek to admire. There is a fabulous one and a half mile long gravel trail along the creek that begins in the campground and then runs along the creek. The trail is used by walkers, joggers, and bikes. Usual hook-ups, not always in the perfect location but good enough. Lots of trees. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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Dave Forster

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground consists of a winding paved/gravel road through a thinly forested area with concrete site pads. The campground appears a bit older, with manu cracks, heaves and patches in the pavement and dirt eroded from around some of the pads. However, it is no problam at 5 mph with a 39' fifth wheel. The campground entrance is a bit odd, with a single lane road in and a single lane road out that meets in a short single lane at the entrance, which means you need to alternate coming in and out. This is OK, except that there is space for only one rig to park just past the office. If you stop too soon, or if there is more than one rig, noone is getting into the campground, even if they are just a car. If there were more than 3 rigs lined up, noone would be getting out, either. There is a very well maintained 2 mile trail along the creek and there is an unmarked path behind site 34 which leads down to the falls at the campground entrance. This path actually allows you to walk behind the falls, which is kind of neat. If you just want to see the falls from the top, you can follow the path adjacent to the campground entrance, across the footbridge to where the statue of Noccalula is located. We needed one board for levelling. Great value at $20 for full hookups and even better with our 10% Good Sams discount. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Worldtravellers

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an awesome find. A beautiful setting in a real park! Staff are very friendly. Big pool. We received directions to everything. Level, large sites. Huge waterfall offered great views. Fine dining nearby. Washrooms were dated and ok. Security gate was appreciated. Would like to have stayed longer. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Tent.

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chockwald

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We had been dry camping for about 10 days and really needed to "plug in" for a day to get our house batteries charged back up, so we chose this park. What pleasant surprise. The park is owned by the City of Gadsden, and is very, very well maintained. Friendly staff. We used the laundry and were very pleased with the $1.00 per load charge for washing and drying. Cable TV is excellent, and the Wi-Fi is very good. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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THE LEE'S

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is really beautiful! My only complaint is the campsites are small for a 40' with slides. That's why I am giving it a 7. You would be almost on top of one another. Beautiful walking area. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Motorhome.

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Bird-Freak

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Great staff, some sites are very close together and a little small. Had a great time and really enjoyed the park. Price includes senior discount. We will go back! We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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willranless

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff was friendly and courteous and made a special effort to put us on a site that would accommodate our 40 foot 5th Wheel. Site had a level concrete pad with good water, electric and sewer. There is a nice walking trail above the creek. The falls are spectacular. A wedding chapel is built near the falls. At night, access to the campground requires a gate code. Interior roads are paved and we had no trouble navigating in and out of the park, but roads are due for some maintenance. Take note that the Campground entrance and the Noccalula Falls Park entrance are different. Pay close attention to the signs posted. Rate reflects weekly discount. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Noccalula Falls Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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