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The citizens of Shelby County enjoy the outdoors. As such, the County is blessed with 50 public parks ranging from the 10,000 acre Oak Mountain State Park to several new endevaors on the drawing board. Discover the possibilities below

Some parks might require approval for some team or group activities, please contact the parks directly for more information regarding facility usage.
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Abby Wooley Park

Amenities include a playground, basketball court, swings, picnic table, restrooms, and quarter-mile walking track.

Akridge Arboretum Park

Akridge Arboretum Park

The Akridge Arboretum Park is a one acre park that was established in 1993 and developed around the Historic Presbytarian Church which is now used for weddings and reunions.

Alabaster Municipal Park

Alabaster Municipal Park

Alabaster Municipal Park is located between Thompson Middle School and Thompson Intermediate School.

Almont Park

Almont Park

Almont Park contains a basketball court, a paved walking track, a playground, two pavilions, and a restroom facility.

Beeswax Creek Park

Beeswax Creek Park

Beeswax Creek Park, located off State Highway 145 in the Columbiana / Wilsonville area on Lay Lake, lies adjacent to Beeswax Landing. The day use only park, located on property leased from Alabama Power Company, was built and is maintained by Shelby County.

Buck Creek Park

Buck Creek Park

Three Softball Fields, Football Field with Press Box, 8 Picnic Tables,Quarter-mile Walking Track with exercise stations and linear park, Concession Stand with attached Pavilion with 6 Picnic Tables, Gazebo, Restrooms, Drinking Fountain, and Two Parking Lots.

Cahaba Lily Park

Cahaba Lily Park

Cahaba Lily Park offers ammenities and conveniences including children's playground, swing set, restrooms, picnic areas, 4 pavillions with grills and lighted walking trails.

Cahaba River Park 

Cahaba River Park

The Cahaba River Park is a joint venture between the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust and Shelby County with the County taking the lead on development of outdoor amenities at the park.

Carroll Park

Carroll Park

Carroll Park is a City of Pelham passive park located on the southern end of Chandalar Subdivision at the intersection of Chandalar Drive and Chandalar Court.

Chelsea Recreational Park

Chelsea Recreational Park

Chelsea Recreational Park, divided by a creek, is a diverse park built through cooperation between the City of Chelsea and Shelby County. The two sides are linked via a bridge on a lighted paved walking trail with benches.

Coker Park

Coker Park

Located in Mallard Pointe Subdivision, Coker Park is a City of Pelham passive park which features a 1/2 mile long paved walking track.

Columbiana Sports Complex

Columbiana Sports Complex

Four Softball/little league fields, Concession Stand in season, Covered Batting Cages, Soccer/football field, Playground and Swing Sets, Lighted Walking Trails, Two Pavilions.

Creekview Neighborhood Park

Creekview Neighborhood Park

Creekview Neighborhood Park is a City of Pelham passive park located in Oak Mountain Estates Subdivision. The park features swings and a large grassy area where tranquil picnics or relaxation may occur. A tree lined Cahaba Valley Creek meanders along its eastern boundary.

Depot Park

Depot Park

Pavilion, Grills, Lighted Basketball Courts, Open Field.

Eagle Sports Complex

Eagle Sports Complex

Eagle Park features two baseball/softball complexes that include seven fields with a 10-lane covered batting cage facility, and soccer complex for soccer and football. Eagle Park hosts numerous baseball, softball and soccer tournaments.

Eco Park at UM Lake

Eco Park at University of Montevallo Lake

The University of Montevallo wishes to develop a student retreat area on the campus lake. UM has proposed to build a lodge with classroom space which can be utilized by both UM teachers and students as well as students and teachers from secondary schools across the state.

Forest Park and Recreational Area

Forest Park and Recreational Area

Forest Park and Recreation Area is approximately 100 acres.

Fun Go Holler Park

Fun Go Holler Park

Fun Go Holler Park features a softball field with press box, children's playground, lighted walking trail, basketball court and restrooms.

Dailey Park

George Dailey Park

Among the park features are a tot lot, a picnic pavilion, swings and a playground.

George W. Roy Recreational Park

George W. Roy Recreational Park

4 Picnic Pavilions, 1/2 Mile Walking Trail, Playground and Swing Set, Restrooms, and Play Meadow.

Gorman Park

Gorman Park

Located on the Coosa River, the park contains a paved boat launch with parking for nine truck/trailers, an adjacent launch pier, a fishing pier, and a group pavilion for large gatherings.

Heardmont Park

Heardmont Park

Heardmont Park covers seventy-four acres which includes the Oak Mountain High School Football Stadium with rubberized track, 7 baseball fields, 2 softball fields, 3 soccer fields, playground facilities, walking trails, 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 pickleball courts, and a senior center located within the park.

Helena Sports Complex

4 Baseball Fields, Football Field

Helms Park

Baseball Fields, Concession Stand

Heroes Park

Heroes Park (Fire Station No. 2)

Walking Track, Playground, Picnic Tables

J. W. Donahoo Park

J. W. Donahoo Park

Lighted Baseball Field, Tennis Courts, Playground, Picnic Areas, Play Meadow, Pavilions and Paved Walking Trail.

Joe Tucker Park

Joe Tucker Park

Picnic Areas, Lighted Ball Fields, Lighted Tennis Courts, Lighted Paved Walking Track, Playgrounds, Fishing, Pavilions, Open Air Chapel.

Kiwanis Park

Softball Field, Playground Area, Pavilion, Baseball Field, 4 lighted Tennis Courts, Recreation Building

Limestone Park

Limestone Park

Limestone Park in Alabaster is approximately 100 acres of locally rare habitats including one of the largest beaver marshes in the area, a Water Tupelo Swamp (rare in this part of the state), wet marsh, and open grasslands.

Oak Meadow Park

Oak Meadow Park

Playground, Swing Set, Picnic Areas, Play Meadow, Pavilions, Paved Walking Trail, Soccer Field and Restrooms.

Oak Mountain State Park

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.

Oliver Park

Oliver Park

Four baseball fields, picnic pavilions, tennis and basketball courts, a nature trail, football/soccer practice fields and the Calera High School Football Stadium.

Orr Park

Orr Park

With two playgrounds, six baseball/softball fields, a walking trail, a football field and a practice field, Orr Park offers residents and visitors an opportunity to "get back to nature", to play organized sports, to use a variety of park equipment, to have family picnics, and to engage in just about any other imaginable outdoor activity.

Pea Ridge Community Park

Pea Ridge Community Park

Pea Ridge Community Park located off Highway 10 in Montevallo has amenities such as a walking trail, baseball field, playground, and restroom facilities.

Pelham City Park

Pelham City Park

Pelham City Park features two playgrounds, six baseball/softball fields, a walking trail, a football field and a practice field, three concession stands with restroom facilities, 6 batting cages, 11 hard surface tennis courts and tennis center, a complex of four lighted sand volleyball courts, two-full length, lighted outdoor basketball courts, two pickleball courts and a pavilion with restrooms are available.

Shelby Park

Shelby Park

Shelby Park featurers include a baseball/softball field, a playground with swings and two picnic pavilions.

Shoal Creek Park

Shoal Creek Park

Located on State Highway 119 in Montevallo, the park features a pavilion with restrooms, scenic views along Shoal Creek including waterfalls, open fields, hiking and mountain biking trails, birdwatching, and picnicking. Venture into the Badlands an area of rock formations. Wade in Shoal Creek below Doodah Rapids.

Sonny Penhale Park

Sonny Penhale Park

Serving as the City's sports complex the park has lighted baseball and soccer fields.

Spain Park Sports Complex

Spain Park Sports Complex

Spain Park is a spacious park featuring two baseball fields, two softball fields, public batting cages, and a children's playground. Adjacent to Veterans Park on Valleydale, and Hoover's Spain Park HighSchool.

Stephen's Park

Stephen's Park

Stephens Park features a lighted sports complex with five fields used for baseball and softball. The complex has batting cages and a concession stand building with restrooms. The park has a fishing lake and a nearly 3/4 mile long paved trail used for walking and biking.

Sterrett Park

Sterrett Park

Paved walking path, pavilion, playground, restroom, and swings.

Vandiver Park

Vandiver Park

Vandiver Park is located next to the Vandiver-Sterrett Senior Center and the Vandiver Volunteer Fire Department. The park has a paved walking trail, a basketball court, a playground with swing sets, a play meadow and four pavilions. Restroom facilities are located inside the Senior Center.

Veterans Park Alabaster

Veterans Park Alabaster

A 90-acre facility with five Youth Baseball/Softball Fields with a Concession Stand and Press Box, 2 Miles of Lighted Walking Tracks with Benches for resting along the way, Regulation Size Skatepark,a Bluebird Trail, Two Playground Areas, Restrooms, 9 Pavilions Available for Rental, Several Play Meadows, Batting Cages,and an Arbor.

Veterans Park on Valleydale

Veterans Park on Valleydale

Veterans Park on Valleydale features 5K and 8K cross country courses, 4 beach vollyball courts, 2 pavilions, and 2 children's playgrounds with swingsets.

Vincent Park 

Vincent Municipal Park

Baseball Fields, Walking Track, Picnic Pavilion, Concession in Season.

Warrior Park

Warrior Park

Four Youth Baseball/Softball Fields with Press Box, Batting Cages, Concession Stand in Season, Picnic Tables, Playground and Restrooms.

Westover Park

Westover Park

Three Youth Soccer Fields, Playground, Swings, Lighted and Paved Walking Trail, Pavilions, Restrooms and Parking Lot.

Willie B. Arrington Park

Neighborhood Park under development.

Yellow Leaf Park

Yellow Leaf Park

Yellow Leaf Park has a softball field with batting cages and a concession stand that operations during the season. Restrooms are located near the concession stand.


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