Little River Canyon Mouth Park

Cherokee County, Alabama

Little River Canyon Mouth Park is at the southernmost part of Little River. The NPS charges a $15 day use fee to use the park or you can purchase an annual pass. The park is currently closed until further notice due to flood damage. We will begin testing once the park reopens.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 20th, 2020. Little River Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 20th, 2020 at 10:07 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Little River Canyon Mouth Park is sampled weekly from May 22nd from September 3th.

Source Information

Little River Waterkeeper staff monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend.

At all sites, water is sampled for E. coli, total coliform, Temperature, pH, Total Dissolved Solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Nitrates.

Disclaimer:
The Little River Waterkeeper reserve the right to publish test results for public knowledge. Test results are fact-based science research used to identify types and location of pollution issues. The tests are 99.9% accurate.

The Little River Waterkeeper utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of 235 col/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli CFU (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

Water samples are collected each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Results are posted each Friday. Results posted here on Swim Guide indicate E. coli concentrations.

Data from water monitoring is used by the Little River Waterkeeper to determine a source of pollution. Further sampling is taken by the Waterkeeper when necessary.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

Little River Canyon Mouth Park

Cherokee County, Alabama

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 20th, 2020. Little River Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 20th, 2020 at 10:07 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Little River Canyon Mouth Park is at the southernmost part of Little River. The NPS charges a $15 day use fee to use the park or you can purchase an annual pass. The park is currently closed until further notice due to flood damage. We will begin testing once the park reopens.

Monitoring Frequency

Little River Canyon Mouth Park is sampled weekly from May 22nd from September 3th.

Source Information

Little River Waterkeeper staff monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend.

At all sites, water is sampled for E. coli, total coliform, Temperature, pH, Total Dissolved Solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Nitrates.

Disclaimer:
The Little River Waterkeeper reserve the right to publish test results for public knowledge. Test results are fact-based science research used to identify types and location of pollution issues. The tests are 99.9% accurate.

The Little River Waterkeeper utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of 235 col/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli CFU (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

Water samples are collected each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Results are posted each Friday. Results posted here on Swim Guide indicate E. coli concentrations.

Data from water monitoring is used by the Little River Waterkeeper to determine a source of pollution. Further sampling is taken by the Waterkeeper when necessary.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

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