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Oak Mountain State Park

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Address: 1100 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL 35124
Phone Number: 205 620 2524
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I love Oakwood Mountain. The animal rescue is great. The petting zoo never gets tiring. The water is relaxing and restful. Great time picnicking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have camped at Oak Mountain State Park at least 6 times and always before it has been good BUT this year was different. They told us this year we could pick a site to camp on, we really like the one we had 2 years ago, so I chose it. On Friday I called to see what time we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Oakwood Mountain. The animal rescue is great. The petting zoo never gets tiring. The water is relaxing and restful. Great time picnicking.

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Thank TDoerner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're up for a good hike, take a friend or partner, and your dog, and go hike one of their trails. I love the trail with the big waterfall.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy park (watch out for all the cyclists on the road), but well respected trails. Well marked, devoid of garbage, this is a great park to stretch your legs or enjoy a day-long hike. Parking lots fill up quickly so get there early.

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Elizabethtown, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Camped in motor home. Site was paved and level. A long 5.5 miles back to campground. Arrived to check in and lady had me in wrong spot. She said spot I reserved in May had been given to another camper. I had confirmation #,email from Tom, and phone message from him confirming. She said it was probably an issue in... More 

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Thank Etonian30
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Things we do regularly at Oak Mountain State Park Mountain Bike ( some of the best trails this side of the Mississippi according to single track.com and my boys) Race mountain bikes Road bike Kayak (we have our own) Paddle boards Hike Trail run Geocaching Swimming in the lake Playing in the lake Playing in a creek Cooking out Camping... More 

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Thank KDobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are into Golf, road bikes, mountain bikes, hiking, Camping or just a picnic with the family at the lake no better place in Shelby Co. or Bham. area

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Thank franksI2835HZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oak Mountain is a well groomed and clean state park. There seems to be a lot of hidden spots that are fun to discover...hidden because they are not advertised. There is a lake that has a well maintained shallow end divided by a flood rope for kids to play on. You can rent canoes or paddle boats. Pavilions can be... More 

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Livingston, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go for a short hike while we were visiting the birmingham area and we decided to go to Oak Mountain. The trails were very well kept and it was not too hard of a hike.

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Alabaster, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The park is still good for hiking in spite of the very hot and mostly dry weather we are having. Just want to remind folks to bring extra water and stay hydrated. Just a regular plastic bottle is not enough if you are going more than a mile. Also take your time, rest a little and enjoy the lush green... More 

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