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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
10/26/2019
Camp-O-Ween at Oak Mountain State Park
This annual celebration will be in the Campground on Saturday, October 26.
10/27/2019
Sunset Nature Watch at Oak Mountain State Park
Join OMSP naturalist Lauren and enjoy nature watching at Beaver Lake pier. Gather and enjoy listening and observing all nature has to offer. Bring your camera and binoculars. It's a beautiful view. Don't be surprised to hear or see Heron, Egrets, Wood Ducks, Belted Kingfishers, and many other animals
11/9/2019
Hike for Heroes at Oak Mountain State Park
Join you Park Naturalist and education team for our Hike for Heroes! If you can, bring a donation to support the Parks for Patriots program! For every $5 donated a Veteran enters an Alabama state park FREE!

Meet at the North Tail Head at 2pm for a hike to King's Chair!
Allow a few hours to enjoy this hike. Once we reach the top you are wlecome to stay as long as you like.

Normal gate fees apply.

Suggestions for this hike:
- Water
- Hiking poles/ Sticks

11/10/2019
The Hammies MTB Race at Oak Mountain State Park
Race Divisions will take off up the main fire road every 10 minutes in their specific age group. If you select to race two laps you will take off first and your first lap time will be counted toward your age division.

Racers in who are age 14 and below will race a shorter course and are not eligible for the Super Hammy’s Championship.

Course is subject to change

Racers above the age of 21 can bring a beer or 2 to enjoy after the race at this event

11/22/2019 - 11/24/2019
12:00 Noon Start Friday - 44 Hour Cutoff for the 100 - 22 hour cutoff of the 50 Mile *** If you can't start the 50 Mile on Friday you may start Saturday at 8:00 AM! *** Alternative start for the 50 Mile is 8:00 AM Saturday - 22 hour cutoff - Start and Finish will be at the Redbud Pavilion*** If you can't start the 50 Mile on Friday you may start Saturday at 8:00 AM! *** Alternative start for the 50 Mile is 8:00 AM Saturday - 22 hour cutoff - Start and Finish will be at the Redbud Pavilion
2019 Blood Rock 100 and 50 Mile Trail Race
The 2019 Blood Rock 100 or 50 mile trail race will likely be the hardest 100 or 50 you have ever run. The 100 will have well over 50,000 feet of elevation change, the 50 mile, 25,000 ft. However, the elevation gain is not what makes the race so hard. It is the terrain. Our little mountain at Oak Mountain State Park is only 600 feet tall and about 8 miles long but what it lacks in size it makes up for in brutally steep technical climbs and descents, treacherous trails and endless miles of rocks and roots. Then again, there are also some very gentle and very runable trails.
Go to the website for additional details and registration

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