The Outdoor Adventure Awaits
Award winning trails ready for your boots or your bike. Lush parks and perfectly curated playgrounds. Hundreds of bird species flying high above historical trees and landscape. Find your trail with Discover Shelby.
When the breeze starts to carry a little chill, you can hear the distant cheers from football games, and the trees put on a stunning show with their fiery colors. It's a beautiful reminder that change can be truly enchanting. Plus, even though we have to say goodbye to beach days and the sound of the school bell ringing, the fun doesn't have to stop! In Shelby County, there's a wealth of exciting fall activities waiting for you. And right at the top of that must-visit list are our incredibly welcoming pumpkin patches – they're an absolute must for families! Dive into what Shelby County has in store, as we uncover the patchy-perfect wonders and the enriching experiences waiting for the community.
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From local community events to regional sporting events, and concert headliners, Discover Shelby is the go to place for the very best events near you.
September 30th - October 31st
Weekdays 3-5PM ~ Saturday 9AM -5PM ~ Sunday 1-5PM
BUMP has taken the opportunity to raise money for The Alzheimer's Association while bringing exposure to our beloved trails and sport. The event will take place Oct 7th 2023, from 8am to 5pm at Oak Mountain State Park, rain or shine! Participants will complete a 17.6 mile loop around the Red Trail at Oak Mountain as many times as they can.
Join Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers this fall at stunning Oak Mountain State Park for their first ever Bike-A-Thon benefitting the Alzheimer's Association: The Longest Day. Don't miss a day of fun, biking, grilled cheese sandwiches, and support for an amazing cause! The event will take place Oct 7th 2023, from 8am to 5pm at Oak Mountain State Park. Participants will complete a 17.6 mile loop around the Red Trail at Oak Mountain as many times as they can starting and ending at the Cedar Pavilion.
When: November 24th, 2023
Where: Meet at the Lunker Lake Boat Launch
We will be hiking the new Lunker Lake Trail!
Dogs are welcome on leashes! All ages welcome! Dress appropriately for weather. Allow 2 hours! This has some beautiful
sceneries, so don't miss out on the fun!
Free with paid admission into Oak Mountain State Park and overnight guests. We'll see you there!!
THE social event for trail runners in the southeast is back for year 2! Join us on New Years Eve for the Run Undead Ultra Trail Party at the beautiful Oak Mountain State Park! Distances from 25K all the way to 100 miles. Run the flat, fast and fun 5 mile loop and earn one of the coolest finisher medals and 100 mile buckles in ultrarunning! Come bring in the New Year and party with the Zombies!