901 Hwy 8
Phil Campbell, Alabama (AL) 35581

Dismals Canyon, is located in northwest Alabama, 12 miles south of Russellville, Alabama off US-43/AL-17 between Russellville and Hamilton on Hwy. 8.

We’re about 30 miles west of the Sipsey Wilderness (the largest and most frequently visited Wilderness area in Alabama).

GPS coordinates:

34° 19' 38.00" N
87° 46' 57.00" W



These are detailed maps covering the whole conservatory. There are two maps; a "Rim Map" and a "Trail Map". Download and print the maps to help plan your visit. These maps are also available at the Country Store.

Rim Map

This Map shows the northern end of the conservatory; the locations of Campsites, Cabins, the Country Store, Bathhouse and other points of interest.

Download Rim Map PDF


Trail Map (canyon floor)

This Map shows the southern end of the conservatory; the canyon floor with it's trail system and points of interest.

Download Trail Map PDF