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Oak Mountain State Park

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Other Link More Information at www.alapark.com

Features

  1. Archery
  2. Basketball
  3. BMX Track
  4. Boat Launch
  5. Camping
  6. Canoeing
  7. Drinking Water
  8. Fishing
  9. Food Service
  10. Geocaching
  11. Golf
  12. Hand/Small Boat Launch
  13. Horseback
  14. Kayaking
  15. Leashed Animals Permitted
  16. Lodging
  17. Mountain Biking
  18. Paddle Boards
  19. Pavilion
  20. Picnic Areas
  21. Playground
  22. Ranger Station
  23. Restrooms
  24. RV Campground
  25. Sailing
  26. Shower
  27. Stable
  28. Store
  29. Swimming
  30. Trails
  31. Volleyball
  32. Wakeboard Cable Park
  33. Wheelchair Accessible
As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. Runner's World Magazine recently named the running trails at Oak Mountain as one of "The Crown Jewels," listing them among the Top 25 Best Trail Runs in America. 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 and equestrian campground facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every member of the family!

Oak Mountain State Park’s mountain bike trails are featured on the MTB Project website that allows you to search for mountain bike trails across the country and get vital information about specific trails and take virtual rides on certain segments. Click on this link to visit the OMSP section. View Mountain Bike Project website...

For the archery park Alabamians ages 16 to 64 must have a hunting license, Wildlife Management Area license, or Wildlife Heritage license in order to shoot. For non-residents, an annual Wildlife Management Area license or non-resident hunting license is required.

Night Rides at Oak Mtn
A co-ed group mountain bike ride at Oak Mountain State Park on Thursday nights. Intermediate to advanced skill levels are recommended due to night riding conditions, pace and mileage. The ride departs from the South Trailhead parking lot at 5:30 p.m. and lasts from 2-2.5 hours. Lights are strongly recommended.

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Alabama’s first Wakeboard Cable Park is now open through September at Oak Mountain State Park. Located at Beaver Lake, the lower fishing lake, the cable park operates from 10 a.m. to dark. Prices vary, but patrons can purchase a season pass, two- hour or four-hour pass. Also available to rent are helmets, vests, wakeboards, knee boards and much more. For more information call 620-2528.

More Flip Side Watersports info from Alabama State Parks Website

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Trails
Oak Mountain State Park has 97 Miles of trails for all ages and skill levels including:
  • 27 miles of equestrian trails exclusively for horses (no foot traffic or mountain bikes except for segments of a few multi-use trails)
  • 32 miles of hiking trails exclusively for foot traffic (no horses or mountain bikes) 50 total miles are available for hiking
  • 38 miles of mountain bike trails (the only OMSP trails that allow mountain bikes - however foot traffic is allowed - no horses)

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