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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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Awesome Park, lots to experience

This is a beautiful park nestled in the busy lifestyle of Birmingham. So close to fun, exciting and educational opportunities. The park alone is full of natute activity. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jonathan H
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here twice in the same week as we made our way to/from Florida beaches. I will combine these visits into one review. Pros: *isolation *host seemed nice enough Cons: *closest wifi is apparently at the golf course which is some distance from the campground, thank goodness for my cell phone data or I would have missed an important... More 

Thank teacherteacherKy
Woodstock, Alabama
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our kids there many times and enjoyed the quiet, the beaches, the demonstration farm and the camping. So many great memories. Now that we have grandkids, we hoped to give them the same fun. Not so much. The farm is still great, but if you go to the beach, your stuff will be stolen. If you walk on... More 

Thank Vann L
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park nestled in the busy lifestyle of Birmingham. So close to fun, exciting and educational opportunities. The park alone is full of natute activity. We ventured out to see and learn about the historic value and deep connection to American History/Hers tory of the 16th Street Baptist Church. We also visited the McWane Science Center, Southern... More 

Thank Jonathan H
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were coming home from a ceremony at Fort Benning- and stopped enroute at Calera, Alabama. We decided to spend the afternoon here at Oak Mountain with a picnic/ barbecue, sight unseen. Well: this is one of the prettiest parks I have been in, and I have been an RVer for forty years. Tranquil lake, lovely scenic drive up a... More 

Thank professor52
Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oak Mtn. Has been there for years, the great thing about Oak Mtn. Is there is something to do for every member of ur family for a full weekend. Camping, horseback riding petting zoo, a lake water beach, fishing, paddle boating, hiking, waterfalls, bird rescue habitat, biking and once a year deer hunting with bow and arrow. Now give me... More 

Thank Hecnjw
Pelham, Alabama
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96 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We are new to the area and are discovering all that Oak Mountain State Park has to offer. There are hiking and biking trails, a beach, an equestrian center, picnic areas, and a lake. We bring our own canoes and enjoy the peacefulness of the lake and have taken advantage of some of the hiking trails. Where some of the... More 

Thank ccmckn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. Shocked at how big it is. It's well maintained, the campground is nice. Bit pricy compared to other state parks. Will come back again.

Thank Rob B
San Antonio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Went on a 4 hour hike to the waterfall in the park and then hiked around the lake, great day on Sunday 8/22/16. My cousin Leo was showing me around and this park has some of his favorite mountain bike trails.

Thank dharmabumster
Helena, Alabama
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Oak Mountain has beautiful walking and biking trails. We took a canoe out on the lake and even tried a little fishing...not catching, just fishing. Great relaxing day.

Thank GrandchildrenRock
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I love Oak Mt. Just a beautiful place to visit and I would suggest that anyone whom loves nature pay this place a visit.

Thank Leslie H

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