Rock climbing and rappelling has become a popular activity here at Palisades, with approximately a 1/4 mile of bluff side and 60-70 ft cliffs at a 1300-ft elevation.

Bring the whole family for a day of picnicking at several sites throughout the park. There are three indoor lodges, six outdoor pavilions, several rock tables, barbeque grills, swings, gazebos, small covered bridge and the rock amphitheater. The playground area is especially popular with the younger people.

Take a hike on approximately 2 miles of nature trails. The 100 acre facility has a variety of plants, trees and wildlife for your enjoyment.

A restored homestead of older buildings are also on display at the park including the Daniel Murphree cabin, Blackwood cabin, Compton school house, a log barn and meditation chapel.  Visit the history page for more information.

Journey up to the top of Sand Mountain Fire Tower for a view of the rolling hills and plateaus of North Alabama.

Christmas time in the park during the month of December is a winter wonderland of lights and thousand of visitors from all over come to see them.