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Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

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Address: 12632 Confederate Pkwy, Mc Calla, AL 35111-2620
Phone Number: 205 477 5711
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This park is built around the ruins of Birmingham's first 19th-century iron...

This park is built around the ruins of Birmingham's first 19th-century iron factory.

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The end of the mountains

Tannehill is the end of the line for the mountains. Literally, the Appalachian Mountains end in the park. I always enjoy finding geographical oddities in my travels, and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
AlnAbroad
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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484 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tannehill is the end of the line for the mountains. Literally, the Appalachian Mountains end in the park. I always enjoy finding geographical oddities in my travels, and it was good fun to find the end of a mountain range. The park is conveniently located off of I-20/I-59, and the short detour is worth it to add an interesting stop... More 

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Pelham
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to visit. The trails are so much fun and the grounds are very well landscaped. Very clean and the people are so nice. Looking forward to going back. Triple Forks Hunting

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We have camped Tannehill for 30+ years and always enjoyed the experience. We stayed a couple of weeks and had a blast. A word of caution.....we saw numerous kids swimming in the water because there is little to do for kids at this place. However, beware of the snakes when in the water, near the water, or walking the trails... More 

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ARKANSAS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

we recently stay a few days here and it was great. Nice shady spaces with a creek running through it and lot of trails and historic things to see

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Our family is very fortunate to live just a few miles from Tannehill. This is a great park, with something for everyone. Walking, hiking, biking, mountain biking, exploring, learning the history, visiting the museum, attending events hosted by the park, camping, fishing, etc. The list of things to do goes on and on.... We spend time at this park every... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We were told this was a must see, and we were not disappointed. We came for the morning, took a long hike, visited the old iron works, toured the museum and had a delightful time. Keep in mind that this is one of the start/finish points of the Appalachian Trail, so it has that importance as well. Watch the 6-month... More 

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Mc Calla, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I love spending the day with friends and family at Trade Days. Shop, eat and then walk around the park or take a hike. Beautiful place and great for outdoor family time!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Visited for fathers day 2015. Enjoyed grilling in the great outdoors. We have visited countless times and always love visiting and camping there. Also love the trout tourney. Great fun for all ages!

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Coldwater, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

This park is very nice. The museum is interesting and well done. It's a slighy walk from parking to the furnaces and you can not access the really nice walkway at the top of them. The area is beautiful. The craft cabins did not contain much. We went on the specific weekend to see the iron pour and were told... More 

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Woodstock, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed out there this weekend. I like it out there because its nice and quite. This weekend was no different. It was a nice quite and relaxing weekend. The people out there are always friendly. Its even nicer when the leaves are on the tree's. We usually stay in camp ground 3. If you want full... More 

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