Located in Etowah County, Gadsden offers fun, enjoyment, and recreation. The area abounds in outdoors activities, hiking, fishing, camping, and picnicking by the lake or in the mountains. The majestic Coosa River flows through the heart of Gadsden. In addition to the beautiful Noccalula Falls, the area boasts many historic sites and a botanical garden with thousands of azaleas. Gadsden is centrally located to Huntsville, Birmingham, and Atlanta.