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Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

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Historic Sites worth visiting!

Tannehill Ironworks is a great place to visit if you enjoy historical sites. There are lots od... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marie S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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If you are in the Birmingham area then Tannehill Ironworks and Museum is a great place to walk... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“trade days”(28 reviews)
“civil war”(11 reviews)
“hiking trails”(6 reviews)
This park is built around the ruins of Birmingham's first 19th-century iron factory.
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12632 Confederate Pkwy, McCalla, AL 35111-2620
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tannehill Ironworks is a great place to visit if you enjoy historical sites. There are lots od walking trails intertwined within the park that wind along the creek and hills. There are Confederate era sites and period log cabins with craftsmen exhibiting on the weekends....More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the Birmingham area then Tannehill Ironworks and Museum is a great place to walk, look, bicycle, camp and at certain times of the month - craft fair. Great family place to visit.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is one of the most impressive and underrated Civil War sites I've ever seen. While the iron works is the heart of the park, there are also several other old cabins, churches, and other structures that are worth checking out. The park itself is...More

1  Thank rglaze2018
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Nice park with lost to explore. They have different events through out the year. Nice camping sites and cabins to rent.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Alabama State Park offers RV and primitive camping in a verdant setting that highlights an engaging look at how the discovery of iron ore combined with the development of charcoal blast furnaces near water power in one place created the birthplace of the Birmingham Iron...More

1  Thank CilFr
Reviewed December 29, 2017

This is a large state park and has some interesting buildings, an old mill, river, stream, and walking trails, plus blast furnace used in the Civil War. However, the camping areas, and stores are pretty basic and lacking. Maintenance just seems mediocre.

1  Thank DM_1278
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

I called ahead to see about late arrival for an Rv site while we were passing though the area. Super easy to work with, just come in and pay in the morning. Nice big sites in campground one ( turn left just inside gate for...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend an afternoon. We enjoyed walking the trails and seeing all the beautiful scenery. Lots of photo opts! The craft cabins are nice too!

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Great place with everything on the grounds. Camp sites were shaded with water and electric. Dump station on grounds with nice clean showers and laundry. Only complaint... no WiFi.

Thank gloriag1950
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Traveling about 6 months of the year we have had the pleasure of staying at numerous state parks, the cost is usually very reasonable, more spacious spots, and of course the scenery. This park could be one of the best because of the local history...More

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Amy K
May 24, 2017|
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Response from David_2013834 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the * but the cabins have AC. The cabins are very rustic and take you back in time. There is always a "fireplace" smell so get ready for that.
April 21, 2017|
Response from Lazyday1111 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. You can get more info from their webpage.
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Barb C | Reviewed this property |
There are several located throughout the park,I think,don't know about a cost however