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Oak Mountain State Park
Parks
Location: 200 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
Amenities: Bicycle, BMX Track, Boat Launch, Camping, Canoeing, Drinking Water, Exercise, Fishing, Food Service, Geocaching, Golf, Hand/Small Boat Launch, Hiking, Horseback, Kayaking, Leashed Animals Permitted, Lodging, Mountain Biking, Paddle Boards, Picnic, Picnic Shelter, Playground, Ranger Station, Restroom, RV Campground, Sailing, Sanitary Disposal, Shelter, Shower, Stable, Store, Swimming, Volleyball, Wakeboard Cable Park, Walking Trail, and Wheelchair Accessible
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Contact Phone: 205 620-2520
Link: Visit Website
Oak Mountain State Park

As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. Runner's World Magazine recently named the running trails at Oak Mountain as one of "The Crown Jewels," listing them among the Top 25 Best Trail Runs in America. The park offers vacation cottages, golf, pro shop with snack bar, improved camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, backpacking, a demonstration farm and horseback riding and equestrian campground facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every member of the family!

Oak Mountain State Park’s mountain bike trails are featured on the MTB Project website that allows you to search for mountain bike trails across the country and get vital information about specific trails and take virtual rides on certain segments. Click on this link to visit the OMSP section. View Mountain Bike Project website...

For the archery park Alabamians ages 16 to 64 must have a hunting license, Wildlife Management Area license, or Wildlife Heritage license in order to shoot. For non-residents, an annual Wildlife Management Area license or non-resident hunting license is required.


Night Rides at Oak Mtn
A co-ed group mountain bike ride at Oak Mountain State Park on Thursday nights. Intermediate to advanced skill levels are recommended due to night riding conditions, pace and mileage. The ride departs from the South Trailhead parking lot at 5:30 p.m. and lasts from 2-2.5 hours. Lights are strongly recommended.

Wakeboard Cable Park

Alabama’s first Wakeboard Cable Park is now open through September at Oak Mountain State Park. Located at Beaver Lake, the lower fishing lake, the cable park operates from 10 a.m. to dark. Prices vary, but patrons can purchase a season pass, two- hour or four-hour pass. Also available to rent are helmets, vests, wakeboards, knee boards and much more.
For more information call 620-2528.

More Flip Side Watersports info from Alabama State Parks Website
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Other OMSP Areas of Interest

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
6/21/2019
Night Hike at Oak Mountain State Park
Experience Oak Mountain after dark. This guided night hike will see what glows, calls and crawls after dark on the trails.
Meet at the beach access parking lot, and the trip will begin at the Treetop Nature Trail.
6/22/2019
Mountain Bike Skills Camp at Oak Mountain State Park
Hosted by Single Track Skills.Bike. For details on what is covered visit the link - Ground Control 1 covered at this camp
6/22/2019
Stand Up Paddleboard Demo - Oak Mountain
Join Mountain High Outfitters SUP Crew at Oak Mountain Park for a fun experience on StandUp Paddleboards. We will be setup near the beach at the boat landing area
7/3/2019
Fire On the Water Oak Mountain State Park
This annual fireworks show at the Park is a must see.
7/4/2019
38th Peavine Falls Run
Hosted by the Birmingham Track Club.
Welcome to the 38th Annual Peavine Falls Run. Serving as the 3rd race in the BTC Race series, this iconic event is a 4th of July tradition in Central Alabama. Why go to Atlanta and run (walk) with 60,000 people when you can visit the beautiful Oak Mountain State Park, run with 600 of your closest friends, and enjoy a great race, a fun course, and have a lot of fun!

This is an 8.2 mile course consisting of 6.9 miles of rolling asphalt road and 1.3 miles of single-track dirt trail. The entire course is located in Oak Mountain State Park. The course climbs approximately 3.5 miles (460’ climb) to the Peavine Falls parking lot and then back down the same road until turning onto the single-track trail. The course starts and finishes in front of the Dogwood Pavilion.


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