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Oak Mountain State Park
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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
2/24/2019
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Prologue TT - Rumble on the Ridge **CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.This kicks off the NICA race series.
The trails here at this park once held the IMBA ‘EPIC’ status and feature miles of high quality single track. This course will start with a long section along Peavine Falls road which will allow racers ample time to sort out before they dive onto the ‘Mr. Toads’ trail and return back to the infield. After coming off this trail, riders will make a hard left for another short section of road before linking together the ‘Family Trail’, ‘Rattlesnake Ridge’ and ‘Lake Trail’ to complete a 4.86 mile lap. When heading out for
subsequent laps, racers will bypass the first section of road and the ‘Mr. Toads’ trail and continue straight to the ‘Family Trail’. This cuts out approximately 1 mile from the first lap overall distance resulting in a lap of just under 4 miles for all categories that will be completing multiple laps.
2/24/2019
Treetop Nature Trail Guided Hike
Take a guided hike through the treetop nature trail and check out Alabama Wildlife Center
3/9/2019
Wildflower Walk: OMSP & Alabama Wildflower Society
Join Lauren Muncher, Naturalist at Oak Mountain State Park, and Linda Sherk , President of the Blanche Dean Chapter of Alabama Wildlife Society, for a Spring Wildflower Walk at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, March 9, 2019. We will meet in the park office parking lot at 9:30AM to organize and start our hike at 10:00AM. Time permitting we will visit more than one site. Bring a picnic lunch and a drink . We will break around noon
for lunch . Then continue on until 2PM. Please wear appropriate attire for hiking over uneven terrain and for the weather. Bring your camera, extra water and snacks, plus bug spray.
3/23/2019
Pre-sunrise Hike: King's Chair #SpringBreak2019
Kick off Spring Break 2019 by watching the sun rise over Alabama at the famous King's Chair Overlook!! DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS BREATHTAKING VIEW!

Meet at the North Trail Head parking lot between 4:30am and 4:45am. Hike will begin at 5:00am! come through OMSP front gate! back gate will be closed. Event is FREE with entrance into OMSP!

We will be hiking in the dark so bring a flashlight or headlamp!

3/30/2019
Guided Hike: King's Chair
Join OMSP Naturalist on a guided hike to King's Chair! One of the best overlooks in the central Alabama area! We will begin our hike shortly after 9am. Meet at the North Trail Head!
Feel free to bring a hammock and stay while on the mountain top or venture back down the mountain at your leisure.

This hike is great for all ages, but is considered advanced in some areas! 2 miles one way! Dogs welcome on leashes!

Suggestions for this hike:
-Water
-Snacks
-Hiking poles/stick


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