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Oak Mountain State Park in Birmingham, Alabama

Contact Info...
  200 Terrace Dr.
Pelham, AL 35124
205-620-2531 (fax)
Park Amenities...
Events And Specials
  Events and Specials
  Nature Programs & Events
  Specials & Packages
Camping Facilities
  RV Storage
  Boat Rental
  Oak Mountain Interpretive Center
  Picnic Area
  Meeting Rooms
More Info
  Annual Pass
  Gift Cards
  Maps & Directions
  Photo Gallery
Operating Hours
  Day-Use Area:
7 a.m until sundown
Park Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 278
Pelham, AL 35124

Operating Hours:
The park generally closes one hour before dark. For registered camping and cabin guests, the front gate is open 24 hours a day. After hours registration is available at the Front Entrance Gate for Cabin and Camping Guests until 9 p.m.

Lunker Lake at Oak Mountain State Park

Day Use Fees:
Weekdays: $2 for Adults
Weekends and Holidays: $3 for Adults
Children 6 to 11 years of age: $1
Senior Citizens 62 years of age and older: $1

As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. The park offers vacation cottages, golf, pro shop with snack bar, improved camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, backpacking, a demonstration farm and horseback riding facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every member of the family!

Take a virtual tour of the park, or visit other virtual tours.


Park Office 205-620-2520
Cabin Reservations:     205-620-2524
Information & Pavilion Reservations:  205-620-2524
Campground Office:  205-620-2527
Golf Course/Pro Shop: 205-620-2522
Demonstration Farm: 205-620-2526
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center/Treetop Nature Trail: 205-621-3333
Fishing Center:  205-620-2528
Boarding Stables: 205-620-3575*
*Please see note below.

Horseback Riding at the Stables

The Wildlife Center: Located in Oak Mountain State Park, it is the largest wildlife rehabilitation center in Alabama and cares for over 2,000 injured and orphaned wild creatures each year. Visitors may view the rehabilitation process through one-way glass and learn about native species.

Tree-top Nature Trail

The Treetop Nature Trail offers close-up views of unreleasable hawks and owls in natural habitat enclosures from an elevated walkway in the woods. Open every day, it is handicapped accessible.

*Please Note: The Park Office is the only facility that has Internet access, so if you want specific information on reservations for campsites or cabins, please call 1-800-ALA-PARK and choose Oak Mountain, or call 205-620-2524 for Cabin Reservations or 205-620-2527 for Camping Reservations. If you have any other questions, please call 205-620-2520.

Oak Mountain State Park - Day Use Area Map
(.pdf format)

Shelby County Tourism - The Shelby County Tourism, Hospitality and Events website provides tourism related information for all types of visitors to the region.

The City of Pelham -With a variety of cultural opportunities available in the area, itís easy to see why Pelham has become a destination city with thousands visiting each year.


© John R. Taylor

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