Get a FREE popsicle at the Noccalula Falls Animal Habitat reopening on Friday, Sept. 10

Noccalula Falls Animal Habitat Reopening
We love llamas, a llot. Photo via Michael Rodgers/City of Gadsden

Four months ago, the Noccalula Falls animal habitat was razed by a devastating fire. Now, the animal habitat is back and better than ever. Come out to see how the animals are doing this Friday, September 10. Read more to find out how you can get a free Frios pop at the habitat’s reopening.

New things at Noccalula Falls animal habitat

Barn At Animal Habitat At Nocaalula
The beautiful new cabin. Photo via Michael Rodgers/City of Gadsden

In May, a devastating fire broke out in the Noccalula Falls animal habitat’s old barn. Unfortunately, as many as 75 animals died as a result. Although the fire’s origin is unknown, firefighters are confident that there was no suspicious activity involved.

Plans for the indoor animal habitat are still developing, but the outdoor area is now open to the public. You’ll probably notice several of the barn’s outdoor enclosures have been updated. This means you can still interact with all the cutest farm animals.

To celebrate the reopening, Frios popsicle owner, Destin Mince is giving away a popsicle to the first 100 visitors on Saturday, September 11. Not only is Mince handing out free pops, but he also donated the corner porch of the cabin pictured above to Noccalula Falls Park.

“We’d like to thank Destin for his wonderful generosity and support for the animal habitat. We’re glad to be able to reopen this part of Noccalula falls Park for the public to enjoy.”

Jen Weathington, Gadsden Parks and Recreation Director

Can’t wait to pet all the farm animals? Purchase your tickets here.

We’re excited to see the animal habitat reopen.

  • Noccalula Falls Park: Website | Facebook
  • Hours: Monday-Sunday 10AM-5PM
  • Location: 1500 Noccalula Rd, Gadsden, AL

BONUS: What else can you do at Noccalula Falls Park? Read this article to find out.

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