Alabama Attractions August 18, 2022
With More Than 11,000 Acres To Explore, Alabama’s Largest State Park Is Worthy Of A Multi-Day Adventure
Alabama is filled with many places that are great for exploring if you love the outdoors, including Oak Mountain State Park. In addition to it being a beautiful destination that welcomes thousands of people each year, it’s also the largest state park in Alabama. To learn all about Oak Mountain State Park, including a few of the activities it offers, take a look below.
Oak Mountain State Park, which was established in 1927, is located in Pelham. Covering 11,584 acres, it's the largest state park in Alabama.
Note: Oak Mountain State Park was 9,940 acres before it was recently expanded to 11,584 acres.
This sprawling state park offers a variety of features for anyone who loves the outdoors, including more than 50 miles of scenic trails.
Pictured is the Treetop Nature Trail.
Regarding trails, Oak Mountain State Park is also home to some of the state's best mountain biking trails.
There are also some pretty great horseback riding trails you can take advantage of if you own a horse.
One of the most beautiful features of Oak Mountain State Park is Peavine Falls. This hidden waterfall can be reached via the Peavine Falls Trail, and it plunges approximately 65 feet into the water below.
From canoeing and kayaking, to...
...paddleboarding and fishing, there are also plenty of activities at Oak Mountain State Park that take place directly on the water.
For anyone who enjoys relaxing in the sun or taking a swim, this state park also offers wonderful beach areas that'll let you do just that.
Because of Oak Mountain State Park's massive size, you'll certainly want to extend your stay so you can experience everything it has to offer. Luckily, there are cabins for rent, in addition to campsites for RVs and tents. Whichever option you choose, your multi-day adventure at Oak Mountain State Park is sure to be unforgettable.
For more information about Oak Mountain State Park, including other activities offered, you can view the park's
Have you ever explored Alabama’s Oak Mountain State Park? If so, please share your experience with us in the comments below.
To learn more about Peavine Falls, be sure to take a look at the following article:
The Alabama Hike That Leads To The Most Unforgettable Destination. Address: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124, USA