The Clarkson–Legg Covered Bridge

 

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The Clarkson–Legg Covered Bridge is a 270 foot Town Lattice truss wooden covered bridge constructed over four spans. The bridge crosses Crooked Creek and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

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Niagara Falls

 

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Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls which are located on the border between Canada and the United States. The three falls – Horseshoe, American and Bridal Veil Falls, form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge.

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Thompson Falls

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Thompson Falls is located near Arab, Alabama. The name is not commonly pronounced as one might expect, but is pronounced A-Rab. I was here a couple of times before, but I haven’t had much luck finding water in this stream.

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Falling Rock Falls

 

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This spring has been wonderful if you like waterfalls, so this will be the subject of several of my next posts. The first one is a new one for me. It is a ninety foot falls near Montevallo, Alabama named Falling Rock Falls.

I had read where the Wildlife Management Area required one to have a permit when visiting the falls. However, after visiting their web site and speaking with them, I was told that a permit is needed only to hunt. The person that I spoke with also indicated that the falls themselves were not on WMA property. If it isn’t then I think that it can be safety said that one has to cross WMA property to get to them, since there are enough signs in the area. Regardless, please observe all rules and laws regarding the WMA.

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Mentone

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Cindy and I recently rented a cottage for a weekend in Mentone. Mentone is a small town located a couple of hours outside of Birmingham on Lookout Mountain, in northeast Alabama. The town of less than 400 people is at an elevation of 1708 feet making it the highest elevation of any incorporated town in Alabama.

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