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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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Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
9:00a - Registration & T-Shirt pick-up 10:00a - Costume Contest 10:15a - Polar Plunge
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Alabama at Oak Mountain State Park**Date Change
The Polar Plunge has been rescheduled to January 26.
Join the Pelham Police Department for the 2019 Polar Plunge
Are you brrrrrrave enough to take the plunge with us? You can show your support for the 15,000 athletes of Special Olympics Alabama by participating in the 2019 Pelham Polar Plunge at Oak Mountain State Park.

Come dressed in costume for a chance to win bragging rights and cool prizes.

Adams Heart Run at OMSP
One of Birmingham Track Club's premier runs offers a 5k, 10k or 10 mile distance held entirely on paved roads at Oak Mountain State Park. Chip timed. .
Enjoy face painting and balloon animals for kids, door prizes,
The Great Backyard Bird Count 2019
Be a citizen scientist and join in the Great Backyard Bird Count 2019!

Meet with OMSP Park Naturalist at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center at 10 am for a quick introduction and overview of bird count details. We will go birding on the way to the Alabama Wildlife Center where we will then count as many birds as we can in the observation room at the feeders for an hour! Our data will be used by scientists to better understand and help our avian friends!

Stroller friendly! No dogs please.

Suggestions for this event:
- binoculars
- camera

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.
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:
-Hiking poles/stick

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