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Oak Mountain State Park
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
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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
Full Moon Paddle
Come to Oak Mountain State Park and enjoy the full moon rising over the mountain!

**Bring your own kayak, canoe, paddleboard, etc. and your own life vest!

*No rentals available*

Staff will be on site to answer questions and assist as needed.
Please maintain 6 feet from other guests and staff.

August 3rd 2020
8:00pm - 10:30pm
Double Oak Lake Marina (on Terrace Drive)

Guests must be out of the water by 10pm!

* The Back Gate will be closed. Everyone must exit through the Front Gate

Olympic - 1200yd Swim | 24mi Bike | 5.6mi Run Saturday 07:30 AM Sprint - 400yd Swim | 12mi Bike | 3mi Run Saturday 07:45 AM
35th Annual Buster Britton Triathlon
Join us at this beautiful Alabama State Park Venue for one of the longest running triathlons in Alabama. The race honors the life of Buster Britton - one of the Birmingham area's original triathletes that lost his life in a fun run after completing the Hawaii Ironman only a short time earlier. Buster was a true inspiration for triathletes as the sport began to take shape in Alabama.

We're excited to welcome a new Olympic distance to this historic sprint triathlon. As always, this race is a great place for veterans of the sport to test their speed and for a beginner racer or weekend warrior to enjoy challenging but fun race.

USA Triathlon, along with race production company Team Magic, Inc., made the decision to reschedule the 2020 USA Triathlon Clydesdale & Athena National Championships.

Initially scheduled for Sunday, June 28 in Chattanooga, will now take place as part of Team Magic’s 35th Annual Buster Britton Memorial Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Oak Mountain Stat

Friday, August 21, 4:30 to 600 PM: Packet Pickup and Late Registration will be at Mountain High Outfitters Store in the Summit, 310 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243. The store is located north of Summit Blvd. adjacent to Urban Outfitters. ?Saturday, August 22, 6:30 to 7:15 AM: Late register and packet pickup at the Redbud Pavilion Saturday morning before the start. Please arrive early, if you plan to register Saturday AM. Oak Mountain State Park charges $5 per person to enter the park. Please try to have exact change. Credit cards are not accepted. Saturday, August 22, 7:30 AM: Start of The Ridge to Blazing Ridge 10.5 and 21 mile trail race at the Redbud Pavilion near the BMX track at Oak Mtn State Park. You will need to enter the park at the South Entrance. The north entrance does not open until 7:00 AM and if you enter there, you may miss the start. Here is a map link to the Redbud Pavilion from the south (southwest) entrance from I-65 near I-459. ?
2020 Ridge to Blazing Ridge Trail Race
10.5 and 21 Miles - Saturday August 22nd - 7:00 AM Start - 10,892 ft. of elevation change.
Redbud Pavilion by the BMX Track at Oak Mountain State Park ?in Pelham, Alabama, just south of Birmingham
?5th Race of the 2020 Southeastern Trial Series. Be prepared, this one is "Tough!"
Cutoffs: Southeastern Trail Runs does not have cutoffs for most of our races. However, due to the difficulty of R2BR, we will enforce a 4-hour cutoff at Redbud Pavilion (Halfway point in the race) for those running the 21 mile race. No one will be allowed to start the second lap of the race after 11:00 AM.
8/22/2020 - 8/23/2020
Mayhem on the Mountain 2020
Mayhem on the Mountain is Alabama's largest outdoor functional fitness competition held at beautiful Oak Mountain State Park. Mayhem hosts over 500 competitors from around the southeast who compete as an individual or on a 4 person team. We have divisions for athletes of all skill levels

Individual Divisions: Male RX, Male Scaled, Women RX, Women Scaled, Mens Masters, Womens Masters

Team Divisions (4 Person): Male RX, Male Scaled, Women RX, Women Scaled, Mens Masters Mix (2 Athletes must be 35+), Womens Masters (2 Athletes must be 35+), COED RX, COED Scaled, COED Masters Mix (2 Athletes must be 35+)
Visit Facebook link for more details

8/29/2020 - 8/30/2020
15th Annual XTERRA Oak Mountain
The 15th edition of the XTERRA in Shelby County, Alabama will be held May 23-24 at Oak Mountain State Park.

The race will serve as a qualifier for the 2020 XTERRA World Championship and a 100-point level XTERRA America Tour championship race.

The event will feature $15,000 USD in prize money for elite athletes, who will compete over a 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail run. For amateurs, there will be 51 spots into the XTERRA World Championship to be held November 8 in Maui up-for-grabs.

XTERRA will also offer a shorter distance sprint race, a beginner friendly Xticer and 5, 10, and 21-kilometer trail runs.

Paul Mitchell stylists will be on-site giving professional hair cuts in exchange for a $15 (or more) donation to the Challenged Athletes Foundation. 100% of the proceeds benefit CAF.

Shelby County