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Oak Mountain State Park

200 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124


Boat Rentals

Oak Mountain State Park offers a variety of boat rentals to suit whatever you would like to try! You can rent boats from our Marina located on Terrace Drive or you may rent boats from Flipside Watersports located on the lower back lake.


Nestled in a large cul-de-sac which borders Beaver Lake and surrounded by rolling hills topped with the long lived and majestic Longleaf Pines, our campground is a favorite spot for families to get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. The campground is open for camping year-round.

Campground Amenities

30 Amp Service
57 sites with Water, Electricity, & Sewer
27 sites with Water & Electricity
60 Primitive Tent Sites with water in area
6 Tent sites with Water & Electricity
Picnic Table and Fire Rings at sites
7 bath houses
1 Coin operated laundry facility located at the B side pavilion
Types of sites: Mostly back in, some pull thru
Size of sites: Range from 25ft to 60ft, average size is 40ft
Most sites will allow for slide outs
Pavilion/Activities Building - B side of Campground
Dogs are allowed in the Park, but must be on a leash no longer than 6ft; however, they are not allowed in any building, or beach area. You must clean up after them & keep them quiet during quiet hours.
Dump Station available for traveling campers not staying for $3 per dumping

FlipSide Watersports

Flip Side Watersports is Alabama's first and only cable watersports park located at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL. Whether you're just starting out or a professional rider, we have the coaches and the features to takes your skills to the next level. With the longest cable in North America, you are sure have a great time!


The fishing is great at Oak Mountain State Park! We offer two 85-acre lakes and one 60 acre lake stocked with largemouth bass, bream, catfish and crappie to fish from. All 3 lakes are open year-round! Gasoline motors are NOT allowed, but electric trolling motors are welcome. We also allow canoe fishing! Private boats may be launched from any lake and launch.

"The Oaks" Golf Course

Oak Mountain Golf Course is a public, 18-hole championship course (par 72) designed by Earl Stone. Repeatedly rated by Golf Digest to be among the top 50-75 public courses in the United States.

Come out enjoy this challenging and affordable public course.
Tee times should be reserved five days in advance beginning at 9 a.m.
Tee times are not accepted on same day of play (walk-ons are welcomed).
Tee times are not required Momday through Friday except on major holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day) but are always required on Saturday and Sunday.
Oak Mountain Golf Course features a fully-stocked pro shop and an on-course snack bar.
The course offers bermuda greens and tees, a driving range, chipping green, and practice green that is open year round.
Our pro shop is also a WiFi Hot Spot.
The pro shop rents golf clubs at a fee of $25.

Hiking Trails

Oak Mountain State Park has approximately 25 miles of  hiking trails that people enjoy on a daily basis.

We have the  White, Blue, Yellow, Green, and the Lake trails.

The White, Blue, and Yellow Trails all begin at the North Trailhead, which is located on John Findley Drive about 6 miles inside the park if you are coming from the front gate. If you use the back entrance, it is about 1.5 - 2 miles inside the gate.
The Green Trail begins near the Park Office on Terrace Drive.
The Yellow Trail also ends on Terrace Drive near the South Trailhead.
The Lake Trail has entrances on Terrace Drive.

Horseback Riding & Trails

Oak Mountain State Park is currently home to approximately 25 miles of horseback riding trails, with more being added. Some of the trails travel along the edge of the lake, some are in the valley's lush hardwood forest, and others travel the pine studded ridges. There is a trail for everyone to love.

Mountain Bike Trails

The Double Oak Trail at Oak Mountain State Park, also known as the “Red Trail”, has something for mountain bikers of any skill level, from kids and beginners to experts. Built and maintained by local volunteers with the non-profit trail group Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers, (aka BUMP), the Red trail is home to their annual “Bump and Grind” Cross Country Mountain Bike race, held each spring. At approximately 22  miles long (and growing), the mountain bike trail is a mix of mostly tight singletrack and “ doubletrack” trail with about 1600 feet of combined climbing if you ride the entire loop. On November 2, 2010, IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association) added Oak Mountain to their list of Epic Rides. This makes it one of 52 “must ride” trails in the world!

Oak Mountain Playground

Stop by and check out the playground at Oak Mountain State Park. Just recently opened, it is fun for all ages.

You will find swings, slides, a see-saw, and a pavilion next to it to find shade on those sunny days or even to have parties.

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