Cheaha has a mountain of reasons for you to visit! Cheaha State Park is the pinnacle of natural beauty and awe in Alabama. This foothill of the Appalachian Mountains is the highest point in the state. Standing 2,407 feet above sea level, it is no wonder why the local Creek Indians named this place "Chaha," meaning high place. Both the 10K and Half Marathon will run the express trails and the Half Marathon will run on portion of the Pinhoti Trail.