Click to Home

Go To Search

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
Maps: Google | Bing | Yahoo!
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
View Flyer

Other OMSP Areas of Interest

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Night Hike at Oak Mountain State Park
Experience Oak Mountain after dark with a night hike. Meet at the beach access parking lot, after a quick introduction we will begin the fun on the Treetop Nature Trail. Bring a flashlight
Mountain Bike Skills Camp
"Ground Control 1" will be covered on Saturday, and "Ground Control 2" will be covered on Sunday. Each described here:
Visit website for details.
Mountain Bike Skills Camp
"Ground Control 1" will be covered on Saturday, and "Ground Control 2" will be covered on Sunday. Each described here:
Visit website for details.
Meet at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center at 9:00am for a quick lesson on the lilies, refuge rules, and info for the field trip.
Cahaba Lily Guided Field Trip - hosted by Oak Mountain State Park
Explore the endemic Cahaba Lilies guided by OMSP Naturalist, Lauren!
We will then caravan to the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge as a group! Once we reach the refuge you will get a chance to walk among the lilies and explore the river too! The field trip is over after exploring the refuge, however, you are welcome to follow Lauren back to Pelham if you need to find your way back to town. Don't miss out on this once a year opportunity
Free Fishing Day at Oak Mountain State Park
In celebration of National Fishing and Boating week June 1-9, enjoy fishing with no license required.

Shelby County