Upcoming Canyon Center Events

Canyon Center News
August 25, 2021
Issue No. 26
News & Events from Jacksonville State University's Little River Canyon Center
An Update from the Director...
First of all, we are pleased to announce Bluegrass on the Rim 2021 will air this Saturday at 7 pm on Alabama Public Television. Check out this 30 second promo  on our Facebook page and please share!
On a low note, COVID cases and hospitalizations continue to surge in our area and in a effort to control the spread JSU now requires masks in all JSU buildings. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.
Additionally, we are encouraging all eligible candidates to get vaccinated, as directed by their doctor, to protect our campus and community. We want to keep our doors open and most importantly, we want to keep our guests, volunteers, students and employees safe. 
Tune in this Saturday at
7 pm for the 8th annual Bluegrass on the Rim Concert
Visit the Canyon Center Tues-Sat 10 am til 4 pm. Don’t forget your mask, but if you do we have you covered.
Pete Conroy, Director   
Little River Canyon Center 
Upcoming Field School Programs
September 11: Wood Burning Workshop
September 20: iNaturalist Hike *
September 25: Medicinal Plant Workshop
October 2: Herp Camp for Kids
notates free program
For more info or to register for a program
call (256) 845-3548 or email fieldschool@jsu.edu
Follow us on Facebook to experience more classes, adventures & events
Register Today for the Canyon Half
9th Annual Canyon Half Marathon Sat. Oct. 9th 2021
Join Speedy Sal on October 9, 2021 at 8 am and experience one of the most scenic and challenging certified half marathon courses in the country.  Sign-up by September 14th to guarantee a race shirt!
Save $5 when you register using promo code CANYONHALF21
Calling All Artists!
The Shop at Little River Canyon
Open Tues-Sat | 10 am - 4 pm
Shop local & support environmental education
The Shop at Little River Canyon features a wide variety of unique, eco-friendly and USA made merchandise, many exclusive to the Canyon Center!
COVID-19 Updates
The Canyon Center is currently open Tues - Sat 10 am - 4 pm. Please be patient as we will be operating under limited hours and capacity. Masks and vaccinations appreciated!

Speedy Sal the Salamander

The Canyon Half Marathon has returned

9th Annual Canyon Half Marathon


Registration is set at:

  • $50 early registration
  • $70 day of race

Please come Friday for early registration and packet pickup - starting at 2:00pm until 5:00pm.  

Packet pick up and registration will also began 7:00am on race day!

Checks may be made out to The "Little River Canyon Half Marathon" and mailed to JSU Field Schools JSU McClellan Center 100 Gamecock Drive, Suite 1156, Anniston, AL 36205.

Proceeds go to outdoor education programs and local conservation efforts at Little River Canyon.