Desoto State Park Trails

County:  

Dekalb

City:  

Fort Payne

Location:  

Desoto State Park

Description:  

19 miles of picturesque hiking trails on lookout mountain and 11 miles of open to mountain bikes.

Map Links:  

Satelite view
(Map of all trails)  
  Google Directions

 
 

GO PRO Videos with Elevation Overlays

(best viewed in 720p)

Desoto Family Trail

Trail Website:  

Desoto State Park Hiking Trails

Total Miles:  

19 miles

Surface Type:  

Dirt

Primary Use:  

Hiking, Mountain Biking, Trail Running

Trail Hours:  

7am till sunset

Directions to Trail:  

I-59 exit 218 south on Hwy 35; left on Hwy 89 (Desoto Pkwy NE) into the park

Latitude:  

34.495955     

Longitude:  

-85.618580

Trail Amenities

Trail Restrooms:  

Yes - within the State Park

Trail Information Center:  

Yes

Picnic Area:  

Yes - throughout park

Group Pavilion:  

Yes

Playgrounds:  

Yes

Beach:  

No - Swimming available at swimming pool (seasonal).

Fishing:  

Yes - In Little River

Geocaching:  

Yes - GPS quest marker system setup throughout park (see website for details).

Other Facilities:  

Many State Park facilities

Trail User Fee:  

Park entry fee

Who’s responsible for Trail?

Organization:  


    Alabama Park Service
    13883 County. Road. 89
    Fort Payne,AL35967
   

Phone:  

800-568-8840 or 1-8
   

Fax:  

256-845-8286
   

Email:  

DeSoto.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov

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