Have you had any horrible, dangerous experiences at any Alabama tourist attractions?  Many times, my first thought is, "What could go wrong here?" when I'm out somewhere with my family at a major attraction.


Alabama has plenty of nice attractions that tourists come to the state for but are any of them deadly in some ways??

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Let's take a look at the five most deadly tourist locations in Alabama.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

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Little River Canyon National Preserve is a popular tourist destination in Alabama, known for its stunning waterfalls and scenic views. However, the park has also been the site of several deadly accidents over the years. According to a report by FOX 54, In 2020, the park had four deaths, and two in 2019.

Gulf Shores Beach

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Gulf Shores Beach is a popular vacation spot on the Gulf Coast, with miles of white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters. However, the beach can also be dangerous, with rip currents and other hazards. According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there were at least six drownings at Gulf Shores Beach in 2020 alone.

Cheaha State Park

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Cheaha State Park is located in the Talladega National Forest and is the highest point in Alabama, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains. However, the park has also been the site of several deadly accidents over the years. Back in 2015, a 14-year-old plunged 60 feet to the ground and later died.

Bankhead National Forest

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Bankhead National Forest is located in northwestern Alabama and is known for its hiking trails, waterfalls, and wildlife. However, the forest can also be dangerous, with steep cliffs, rugged terrain, and other hazards. According to a report by the Northwest Alabamian, a hiker was found dead in the forest in March 2022.

Talladega Superspeedway

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Talladega Superspeedway is a popular destination for NASCAR fans, with its high-speed races and exciting atmosphere. However, the track can also be dangerous, with several deadly accidents over the years. According to an article by USA Today, Talladega Speedway has a "sometimes sordid history" of crashes, injuries, and deaths.

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