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News For You about Our Zoo (Animal Habitat)

One of the most exciting things happening around the park is the beginning phase of our Animal Habitat getting back to the way it used to be, with new barn coming and new animals being added. It’s been a few years now since we had our horrible barn fire which took the lives of so…

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September 20, 2023

Train, Train, Take Me On Out of This Town (Lyric by Blackfoot)

The past few years at Noccalula Falls have been filled with growth. This year is no different. We have multiple construction projects going on as we type. The new Train Station is one of those projects and I am please to report it is coming alone nicely. Although this post is meant to provide an…

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August 29, 2023

Moving forward is a “Step-at-a-Time” process

Under the great leadership of our Parks and Recreation Department, as well as the Mayor and City Council, Noccalula Falls Park and Campground continues to grow and move into the future, all while keeping an eye on the past and the history of our park. We have some really exciting projects going on right now and more to come in the future. First off, we have finished our Mini Golf re-carpeting project. All 18 holes plus the practice green were redone with brand new carpet, flags and seating areas. If you haven’t been to our Mini Golf Course, you need to check it out. It is challenging as well as fun and has never looked so good. The prices are great too!! Next, we are heading into the final preparation days for our new Animal Habitat Barn. as you may…

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June 21, 2023

Big News!! The Trains Are Here!!

I have been waiting to write this post for so long!! Our Trains arrived earlier this week, just as the new track was being completed. We have tested one complete train so far and the training has begun for all the train drivers. WE WILL BE READY TO GO FOR CHRISTMAS AT THE FALLS!!! I’m…

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October 30, 2022

Why Did It Take So Long To Get Those Trains Running? (Behind the scenes of a major project)

Being the Manager of the Train Drivers, everyone associates me with the person in the “know” about the trains. And while I do know a good bit, information flows to me from a million different sources. As such, I’ve had to piece together all of the information I have received over the past ten months…

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September 30, 2022

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary… Trick or Treat Village Is Fastly Nearing

Good Evening, and welcome to the spooky season!! Ghosts and Ghouls, Mummies and Monsters, Werewolves and Vampires roam the land. And they say the ghost of Noccalula perches nightly on the edge of the gorge looking down into the falls pool below, until she slowly fades into the mist… But who cares about all that?…

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September 27, 2022

I Hear That Train A Coming!!

Hello my friends, Jim B. here with great news about the trains. We are in the final stages of getting our trains back up and running. In fact, we have so much work going on at this moment we have decided to close Noccalula Falls Park beginning Monday, September 22nd, 2022 so that work can…

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September 22, 2022

A Sight For Sore Eyes

It has finally happened!! After all this time the new train tracks are being added!! I was out and about inspecting the work the other day when I saw these guys laying out the new rails. My heart actually jumped 10 feet out of my chest!  I know we have a good way to go…

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September 11, 2022

Late August Updates from around the Falls

Goodness Gracious!! We have so much going on around the park. I can’t wait to tell you all about it. (There is going to be a really cool something in this post so make sure you read all of it.) First off, we are slightly less than a month away from Art On The Rocks,…

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August 24, 2022

August Happenings around the Falls

Hello again fans of Noccalula Falls. Here is a brief summary of a list of happenings in and around the Falls. We just finished the World’s Longest Yard Sale (which officially begins every year right here at Noccalula Falls) and it was a great success. People from all over the country stopped by and shopped…

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August 8, 2022