Oak Mountain State Park

Oak Mountain State Park Official page of Oak Mountain State Park. The park consists of 9,940 acres, making it the largest state park in Alabama. We have fishing, biking, hiking, camping, golfing, archery, demonstration farm, playground, horseback riding, and much more!
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With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts. The park's picnic facilities include large pavilions and picnic tables with grills. We also have a sandy beach swimming area for families to enjoy.

Price Range: $

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02/21/2020

๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŒธ Here Come Peter Cottontail! ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅ•

Mark your Calendar!

We are Hiring! We are now accepting applications for the Marina, the Front and Back Gate, and the Main Office for Reserv...
02/20/2020

We are Hiring!

We are now accepting applications for the Marina, the Front and Back Gate, and the Main Office for Reservations.

If you would like to apply for any of these positions you will need to fill out an application at the Main Office. Please indicate on your application which job you are applying for.

Oak Mountain State Park Main Office
200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL 35124

Does eating healthy, low fat, foods and foods that grow wild in your local woods appeal to you? If so, make plans now to...
02/20/2020
Alabama Audubon

Does eating healthy, low fat, foods and foods that grow wild in your local woods appeal to you? If so, make plans now to join us this Sunday for this engaging Exploring Natural Alabama program, jointly sponsored by Alabama Audubon, the Alabama Wildlife Center and Oak Mountain State Park Interpretive Center.

The details:
Edible Plants: Whatโ€™s for Dinner?
Sunday, February 23rd, 2:00 p.m.
J. T. Dabbs, Guest Speaker
Oak Mountain Interpretive Center

J.T. Dabbs III is Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Alabama Council and the author of Alabama Edibles and Southeastern Edibles. J.T. has also been an instructor at the Alabama Audubon Mountain Workshop for many years. Attendees at this Edible Wild Plants seminar will learn what edible (and non-edible!) plants are found in Alabamaโ€™s forested landscapes.

For more information about JT and edible wild plants visit his website: http://www.ediblewildplants.com/

Does eating healthy, low fat, foods and foods that grow wild in your local woods appeal to you? If so, make plans now to join us this Sunday for this engaging Exploring Natural Alabama program, jointly sponsored by Alabama Audubon, the Alabama Wildlife Center and Oak Mountain State Park Interpretive Center.

The details:

Edible Plants: Whatโ€™s for Dinner?
Sunday, February 23rd, 2:00 p.m.
J. T. Dabbs, Guest Speaker
Oak Mountain Interpretive Center

J.T. Dabbs III is Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Alabama Council and the author of Alabama Edibles and Southeastern Edibles. J.T. has also been an instructor at the Alabama Audubon Mountain Workshop for many years. Attendees at this Edible Wild Plants seminar will learn what edible (and non-edible!) plants are found in Alabamaโ€™s forested landscapes.

For more information about JT and edible wild plants visit his website: http://www.ediblewildplants.com/

Marina Attendant needed at Oak Mountain State Park Marina!To Apply, Complete an application in person at Oak Mountain St...
02/13/2020

Marina Attendant needed at Oak Mountain State Park Marina!

To Apply, Complete an application in person at Oak Mountain State Park's Main Office and feel free to drop off a resume!

Attention all anglers! This amazing deal going on now at all Academy Sports locations in Alabama! Spend $25 and get a fr...
02/13/2020

Attention all anglers! This amazing deal going on now at all Academy Sports locations in Alabama!

Spend $25 and get a free freshwater fishing license!
Read below for more details.

Let's go fishing!

From February 10-16, 2020, Alabamians can receive a free Alabama Resident Freshwater Recreational Fishing License with any in-store purchase of $25 or more at any Academy Sports + Outdoors store in the state. Customers will need to request their free license during check out to redeem the offer. The offer is not valid for saltwater, hunting, or combo licenses.

#outdoors #alabama #fishing #AcademySportsOutdoors

We know, It's February, but Itโ€™s the perfect time to Book a Private party, Birthday party, Family Fun Day, Family Reunio...
02/11/2020

We know, It's February, but Itโ€™s the perfect time to Book a Private party, Birthday party, Family Fun Day, Family Reunion, or Company Party at Flip Side Watersports! Last year the Inflatable Aqua Park and Cable Park booked FAST, so snag your dates before availability runs out!

Email [email protected] to check on Available Dates for 2020

Itโ€™s never too early to plan a private party at Flip Side Watersports! Book your unforgettable birthday, family outing, or company party before availability runs out! Email [email protected] for more information.
Shelby County Alabama Oak Mountain State Park

Oak Mountain State Park's cover photo
02/11/2020

Oak Mountain State Park's cover photo

*NOTICE* Trail is now open!Safety is always our #1 concern! The Blue Trail from the Peavine Falls Parking lot/trailhead ...
02/10/2020

*NOTICE* Trail is now open!

Safety is always our #1 concern!

The Blue Trail from the Peavine Falls Parking lot/trailhead to the White Trail is closed for your safety and to maintain trail integrity. This is due to extensive rain and this portion of the trail will remain closed until further notice.

Thank you!

Training at Oak Mountain State Park. District Ranger and Oak Mountain Park Rangers always striving to be the best! Thank...
02/07/2020

Training at Oak Mountain State Park. District Ranger and Oak Mountain Park Rangers always striving to be the best! Thank you all for your service.

02/07/2020
Peavine Falls | Oak Mountain State Park

We have a Beautiful Weekend Ahead! Spend some time with us at Oak Mountain State Park and have an Adventure of your own. ๐Ÿงญ๐Ÿฅพ

We are currently Obsessing over this video from James McConatha of his most recent Adventure here at OMSP! Take a minute to watch this amazing video of him hiking the Green Trail to Peavine Falls and we hope you come and have your own fun at the park this weekend!

"Hike with me along the Green Trail to Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park! It's a peaceful short trail, and after the rainfall we've had recently, the falls look fantastic.
I hope what you get out of this video is the same sense of peace and wonder that I enjoyed during the hike. Get out and explore this trail yourself if you're able!
Also, be on the lookout for more outdoor adventure videos! Subscribe to be sure you don't miss them!" -James McConatha via his YouTube Channel: Explore with James

This video features music licensed for this video from artists on Soundstripe, including Alabama-native Joshua Nichols! Here's the list, in the order you heard them:
Stephen Keech - Far From Home
Joshua Nichols - By Your Side
Acreage - An Introduction

Hike with me along the Green Trail to Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park! (Or just skip to the Falls: 3:34) It's a peaceful short trail, and after the ...

BUMP is a valued partner to Oak Mountain State Park.  We are so happy that Blake LeCroy was at Lake Guntersville State P...
02/04/2020
Alabama State Parks honors 8 with Eagle Awards

BUMP is a valued partner to Oak Mountain State Park. We are so happy that Blake LeCroy was at Lake Guntersville State Park to receive this award.

GUNTERSVILLE โ€” The Alabama State Parks Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources presented its fourth annual Eagle Awards on Saturday at Lake Guntersville State Park.

Registration now open for Summer Day Camp 2020. Ages K-13. Use code REG20 to save $10 on registration before Friday. Fin...
01/29/2020

Registration now open for Summer Day Camp 2020. Ages K-13. Use code REG20 to save $10 on registration before Friday. Find a location near you at www.KidcamCamps.com.

Registration now open for Summer Day Camp 2020. Ages K-13. Use code REG20 to save $10 on registration before Friday. Find a location near you at www.KidcamCamps.com.

Another Amazing turnout for the Adams Heart Run Race!! Good luck to everyone competing!!  ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‡
01/25/2020

Another Amazing turnout for the Adams Heart Run Race!! Good luck to everyone competing!!

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01/23/2020

Due to The Rain and Chill of the day, the Demonstration Farm has closed. The Farm will reopen tomorrow morning for normal business hours.

Happening This Weekend!! See you there! ๐Ÿ†
01/23/2020

Happening This Weekend!! See you there! ๐Ÿ†

See below for the latest #alabamastateparks e-newsletter. Receiving these is a great way to stay informed on scheduled e...
01/21/2020
Alabama State Parks Division

See below for the latest #alabamastateparks e-newsletter. Receiving these is a great way to stay informed on scheduled events.

Check out the January issue of the #alabamastateparks E-newsletter..........loaded with Winter activities and events. To receive these as monthly emails visit the "get on the list" section of alapark.com.

01/18/2020
Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post
01/18/2020

Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post

Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post
01/18/2020

Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post

Alabama Audubon
01/18/2020

Alabama Audubon

This Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Alabama Wildlife Center at Oak Mountain State Park. The program is free after paid park admission.

Exploring Natural Alabama: Birds of Prey. Two programs beginning at 1 and 3 p.m., at Alabama Wildlife Center (404 Terrace Drive, Pelham). Alabama is home to several species of raptors. Join staff from AWC for a talk on birds of prey featuring live birds and learn about their various features, adaptations, and field marks. Bring the whole family!

Join Alabama Outdoor Adventurer's 2020 Alabama State Park's Challenge today! This Challenge will take you throughout Ala...
01/17/2020
Alabama Outdoor Adventurer kicks off 2020 State Park Challenge

Join Alabama Outdoor Adventurer's 2020 Alabama State Park's Challenge today! This Challenge will take you throughout Alabama to enjoy the beauty each of our State Parks have to offer! #2020ALStateParksChallenge #AlabamaOutdoorAdventurer #oakmountainstatepark

Get started Today!

(WHNT) - Calling all nature and outdoor enthusiasts! Alabama Outdoor Adventurer announced they're doing a photo scavenger hunt as the 2020 State Park Challenge. The challenge starts on January 16th and ends on July 31st. Participants must visit 15 of 19 Alabama State Parks and post a required photo....

01/11/2020

Oak Mountain State Park is Open, but ALL park facilities are closing due to the Threat of Hazardous Weather. The Front Gate will remain open and all phone lines are open.

If you visit the park today please stay Weather Aware!

We have 3 cabins open for tonight and tomorrow night! Call us now at #205-620-2520 to reserve yours! Last Minute Deal! $...
01/10/2020

We have 3 cabins open for tonight and tomorrow night! Call us now at #205-620-2520 to reserve yours!

Last Minute Deal! $99.59 Base Rate Per night!

oak Mountain Adventure Race
01/06/2020

oak Mountain Adventure Race

โ„๏ธBBBRRRRโ„๏ธ Join us on January 18th as we take an Icy Plunge for a Good Cause!!
01/06/2020
Tenth annual Polar Plunge set for Jan. 18 - Shelby County Reporter

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Join us on January 18th as we take an Icy Plunge for a Good Cause!!

The temperature dips in the month of January, but the cold won't keep several from taking a dip into the cold lake water at Oak Mountain State Park for the annual Polar Plunge event.

01/05/2020
Marathon Runs

Marathon Runs

Beautiful Peavine Fall: with all rain last few days, this fall looks magical. If you are from Birmingham area, and can go today - go!

Oak Mountain State Park

Field Trip! Oak Mountain State Park and Lake Guntersville State Park join up for a really cool field trip to Wheeler Nat...
01/04/2020

Field Trip! Oak Mountain State Park and Lake Guntersville State Park join up for a really cool field trip to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. Whooping cranes, Sandhills, ducks and lots of other birds.

WOW!! What a wonderful First Day Hike at OMSP!Our ridge was covered with a total of 220 guests to watch the sunrise toge...
01/01/2020

WOW!! What a wonderful First Day Hike at OMSP!

Our ridge was covered with a total of 220 guests to watch the sunrise together on the first day of 2020! All of us at OMSP thank you for coming and we look forward to serving you this year!

Photo credit: Rod Macleroy

Here we go! Adventure Race 2019!
12/28/2019

Here we go! Adventure Race 2019!

THIS weekend we welcome the "Oak Mountain Challenge" Adventure Race! Run, Paddle, Ride to Victory! Are you looking for a...
12/26/2019

THIS weekend we welcome the "Oak Mountain Challenge" Adventure Race! Run, Paddle, Ride to Victory!

Are you looking for a new and unique way to compete?? Sign up as an individual or a team and race December 28th-29th, 2019 here at Oak Mountain State Park!

Sign up Here: https://sheriffpossear.org/upcominโ€ฆ/2019oakmountainchallenge

THANK YOU so much for the overwhelming amount of Love you've all shown to our Farm Animals this Christmas! They have so ...
12/26/2019

THANK YOU so much for the overwhelming amount of Love you've all shown to our Farm Animals this Christmas! They have so many treats and supplies! What a wonderful Christmas they all had!! ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ–๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿˆ๐ŸŽ€

Oak Mountain State Park Holiday Hours: Day use areas of the park will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25th, 2019, s...
12/20/2019

Oak Mountain State Park Holiday Hours:

Day use areas of the park will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25th, 2019, so that our Park Staff can spend the holiday with their Loved Ones. Overnight guests will be able to enter and exit through the front gate.

The Farm and The Grille will both be closed on Christmas Eve, and The Oaks Golf Course will close at Noon. The Main Office will be closing at 2:30 Christmas Eve.

A gift card from the #AlabamaStateParks would make a great Christmas Gift!! Come by the Office to purchase a gift card o...
12/20/2019
Gift Cards | Alapark

A gift card from the #AlabamaStateParks would make a great Christmas Gift!! Come by the Office to purchase a gift card or purchase one online today on alapark.com!

We are excited to annouce our new online gift card program. You can still purchase gift cards at our larger parks and by calling 1-800-Ala-Park, but now an added convenience of purchasing the gift cards online.

Yellowhammer Creative just announced they have a fresh printing of their Oak Mountain State Park shirt is back in stock ...
12/19/2019

Yellowhammer Creative just announced they have a fresh printing of their Oak Mountain State Park shirt is back in stock online and in their @pepperplacebham store! Just in time for Christmas! Get it quick! These prints have sold out multiple times!

Don't forget that a portion of the proceeds for these shirts goes directly back to supporting Oak Mountain State Park!!

The Oak Mountain State Park shirt is back in stock online and in our @pepperplacebham store! Get it quick!
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Teaching valuable skills in the outdoors to girl scouts was awesome today! Contact Lauren.muncher@dcnr.alabama.gov to sc...
12/15/2019

Teaching valuable skills in the outdoors to girl scouts was awesome today! Contact [email protected] to schedule a field trip or outdoor activity! Now scheduling for 2020!

And thatโ€™s a Wrap on our Annual Farm Christmas Party!! Thank you to everyone who came out! We are overwhelmed with the s...
12/14/2019

And thatโ€™s a Wrap on our Annual Farm Christmas Party!! Thank you to everyone who came out! We are overwhelmed with the show of support and love! The Farm Animals has the BEST party!!

We are still here enjoying the Farm Animals Christmas Party!!
12/14/2019

We are still here enjoying the Farm Animals Christmas Party!!

We are having the BEST time at our Christmas Party!! We will be here until 2pm!
12/14/2019

We are having the BEST time at our Christmas Party!! We will be here until 2pm!

Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post
12/14/2019

Photos from Oak Mountain State Park's post

๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ€  There are only TWO more days to shop for that perfect Christmas Gift! This year, give your loved ones the gift of a...
12/13/2019

๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ€ There are only TWO more days to shop for that perfect Christmas Gift! This year, give your loved ones the gift of an adventure in Oak Mountain State Park!! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ€

Take a look at our Oak Mountain State Park Holiday Gift Guide to see all of the Unique Gifts we have to offer you and your loved ones this year!

Don't forget the Farm Animals are having their Annual Christmas Party Tomorrow!! Santa is coming!! Come by and feed the ...
12/13/2019

Don't forget the Farm Animals are having their Annual Christmas Party Tomorrow!! Santa is coming!!

Come by and feed the animals, adopt one off of our Farm Angel Tree, Make some crafts, Tell Santa what you want for Christmas, and take a hay ride!!

The Farm Animals have finished their Christmas List!

If you want to help Santa make this Christmas perfect for our Farm Animals, you can purchase any of the items listed below and bring them by the Demonstration Farm to place under their Christmas Tree!

Flip Side Watersports Have amazing Christmas Gift Options!! Don't miss out on these great prices!
12/10/2019

Flip Side Watersports Have amazing Christmas Gift Options!! Don't miss out on these great prices!

Stocking Stuffers are here! Check out this awesome deal on 2020 Membership Passes, All Day Cable Passes, and Hourly Cable Passes! Email [email protected] to purchase. Sale ends 12/31/19
#preseasonsale #stockingstuffers #christmasgifts #wakeboard #cablepark #instagrambham

Address

200 Terrace Dr
Pelham, AL
35124

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 17:00
Thursday 07:00 - 17:00
Friday 07:00 - 17:00
Saturday 07:00 - 17:00
Sunday 07:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(205) 620-2520

Services

  • Takeout
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Breakfast
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

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Will the bike trails be dry enough to ride by Sunday? Looks like the rain shoud be gone by this Thursday afternoon.
I have been calling the park at various time throughout the day and have been unable to get through. The phone just hangs up after on or two rings. I have a question about camping. Can some one please pick up the phone at the park, or try to fix the issue with the phones. Thanks.
I have been trying for 2 weeks to make reservations in the horse campground... I have called... left messages... called another number ... left messages and still havent heard from anybody... we ran into this same thing last year.. I dont understand... can somebody PLEASE call me at 256.694.4182 so I can make reservations. Thank you!
We just we're going to visit in the park. My nephew is wondering where Lefty was? We couldn't find him.
Curious as to the justification for no longer supporting NICA by removing the family discount and now charging parents to enter the park and drop off their racers for practice?
Here are the only 2 relatively decent shots I got at the Owls of the Oaks last night but I will get some better ones soon. I learned a lot and I had a great time. thank you. for having this event.
Beautiful park and good fishing too!
Beautiful day to celebrate a birthday.
Hi, I need to cancel my reservation for this weekend. My confirmation number is PFBJ66ZP38. How can I make it cancel?
Do you still have horseback riding rentals?
Question why is the campground so outdated and unkept? The bathhouses were always nasty and just outdated.
Way to go Charlie. They should make you the fisherman of the year. That sure beats anything I have ever seen. You make Brookwood proud.