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Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

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Tannehill State Historical Park

The park has something for everyone. Alabama Iron and Steel Museum The Iron & Steel Museum of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Lovely Park to hike, stroll, relax or picinic.

We always enjoy visiting this beautiful park that offers a little bit of everything. There's a... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
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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 1 week ago via mobile

The park has something for everyone. Alabama Iron and Steel Museum The Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama is a southeastern regional interpretive center on 19th century iron making technology featuring both belt driven machines of the 1800s and tools and products of the times....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

We always enjoy visiting this beautiful park that offers a little bit of everything. There's a small area where you can picnic and grill or just choose to relax on a bench and soak in the peaceful surroundings. They also offer an area for mobile...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robin D
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We stayed in the Peel cabin which was nice for the 4 friends except the squirrels kept us up every night running around dropping their nuts on the roof or in the attic. Very annoying. We met some park staff who told us the Stewart...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gypsyrose6
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We had a great time! It would be a great place to go camping. So many things for families. My kids and nieces & nephews loved the bubbling spring. We got ice cream and rode the train.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jessicasY5303MJ
Reviewed August 27, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim54321
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank X4382DAchrisj
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Cil F
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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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