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Oak Mountain State Park

Address: 1100 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL 35124
Phone Number: 205 620 2524
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Pelham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Biking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Biking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Love to come to Oak Mountain for the hiking. Love how convenient it is to Birmingham (motels and restaurants) but still how you leave it all behind when you enter the park. Great well marked trails. A bargain for $2 for 2 seniors.

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Juneau, Alaska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I hike the trails of Oak Mountain on a regular basis. All are pretty tough if you are moving on, but all could be good, leisurely trips for the most part. The trails are never crowded . They are peaceful and secluded for ultimate privacy. Oak Mountain is also a premier bike trail location. I've watched several events during my... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Lots of lovely trails, kayaking, horseback riding. There is a wildlife rehabilitation center which tends to injured and abandoned birds and this was good to visit. Most of the time we were the only family on the trails. Very nice.

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Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
55 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Overall I recommend Oak Mountain. The facilities are very good for a state park and the location is very good. This trip we decided to hike the Blue Trail and camp out for two nights. The trails are very well marked and I wouldn't hesitate to hike them weekley for exercise if I lived in the Pelham/Hoover area. The campground... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited Oak Mountain on a weekday and had a great time. It wasn't crowded at all. We did some hiking and visited the birds in rehab. The place was beautiful and everyone who worked there was very helpful.

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Tuscaloosa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice place to go for a picnic or biking of walking. The beach area however is over run with people. Most of them the day we went were drinking and needed to have been ask to leave. Overall, there's a lot of fun things to do other than swim!

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Unrivaled views, great hiking trails, horses, petting zoo, great campground, lake activities and boat rentals, Raptor/Bird rehabilitation center, the park has it all. You could spend a week camping or just a long day visiting by picking your attractions in the park. AMAZING!

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My title summed it up pretty well. We are full-time RVers and this was our 23rd state this year, so we've camped at a lot of parks. Oak Mountain is large and offers great amenities and would be a great place to spend several weeks, if it weren't for the showers. They are outdated, oddly configured, moldy and dirty. On... More 

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Wilmer, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Rv camping. Campsites close together. Bath house only one shower. Firepits. Very well maintained. November leaves very beautiful. Lots of bike riders. Golf course. Farm animal area. Large lake to fish. This is a pretty park but seeing it once was enough for us.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went tent camping. There was a nice wall at each site as well as a fire pit with a grill. The only thing we did not like was the gravel area the tent rested on. The bathhouses were basic but had the essentials. The staff was extremely friendly. We are already ready to go back!

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