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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!

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.

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Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
The Rumble on the Ridge - Alabama NICA
Race four of the five race series for high school mountain bikers by Interscholastic Alabama Cycling League. Be sure to visit the website for more details.
All three races, 12 Hour, 50K and 10K start at 7:00 AM at the Cedar Pavilion at Oak Mtn State Park.
Run for Kids Challenge 10K, 50K and 12 Hour Race
The Run for Kids is a Trail Race on a 6.2 mile loop at Oak Mtn State Park. The course includes is the Lake Trail, a beginner bike trail and Rattle Snake Ridge Trail, a relatively easy trail with a few slightly more technical sections. The 10K is one lap, the 50K is 5 laps and the 12 Hour is how far you can run in 12 hours.
Triple Nickel Beach Bash at Oak Mountain State Park
Community event benefitting the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund. Food, family fun and games with a corn hole tournament, vendors, and DJ music.
Registration and Practice from 12 until 2 PM, Racing starts ASAP after registration closes
BMX Race - Single Point at Oak Mountain State Park
Oak Mountain BMX is a USABMX sanctioned track offering racing and coaching for kids 2 years old and up located within Oak Mountain State Park. The track is operated and maintained by volunteers for BMX racing. The racers begin up on the starting hill, when the gate drops the racers charge in a full sprint toward the first obstacle then they navigate big jumps, big air, steep backsides, and deep turns at high speeds. Come out to Oak Mountain BMX to realize the total thrill that BMX gives a rider.
2017 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour
The top pro wakeboarders and wakesurfers in the world will be competing at Double Oak Lake at Oak Mountain State Park.

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