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Oak Mountain State Park

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Alyx Chandler

Birmingham's first Campicon kicked off this weekend from June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, bringing out comic book and cosplay enthusiasts, as well as families of campers. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Faye Yates/Team Magic.

The Buster Britton Triathlon will be hosted at Oak Mountain State Park for the 32nd year on June 9. more

People/Places

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Photo by John Michael Simpson.

A new event at Oak Mountain State Park is looking to bring together two worlds that, to some, would be an unlikely pair: comic enthusiasts and those who enjoy outdoor activities. more

People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

During the past five years, Oak Mountain State Park has seen a significant increase in visitors, with a nearly 200,000 jump from 2013 to 2017. more

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Photo courtesy of Trey Garman.

This month, runners and racers looking for a trail challenge will be able to participate in two XTERRA events at Oak Mountain State Park — all in one weekend. more

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Erica Techo

This year's color run was the largest turnout in race history. more

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Booher.

The event features 10K and 10-mile chip-timed races, both beginning at 9 a.m. more

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Photo by John Michael Simpson.

Participants will jump into cold lake water to support Special Olympics Alabama, which provides training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. more

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Lexi Coon

Obstacles included a sand bag carry, over-under barriers, an inverted wall, a weighted tire pull, a water barrier and a peg board. more

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Alyx Chandler

While it didn't quite feel like autumn, that didn't stop guests from enjoying the day. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Just because summer is the official season of the outdoors doesn’t mean that Oak Mountain State Park is closing up shop this fall. more

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Erica Techo

A ribbon cutting and grand opening for the trail were held on Aug. 29. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Owen Bradley.

The ninth annual Autumn Equinox Ultra trail run will take place Sept. 17 at Oak Mountain State Park. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of David Tosch.

Participants will traverse 22 of the race’s 56 miles along Oak Mountain’s trails in the BSR’s Sunday finale. more

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Photo courtesy of David Tosch.

The Southeastern Trail Run series is a set of races escalating in difficulty all the way up to a 50K Ultra run. But the hardest run, STR founder David Tosch said, is actually right in the middle of the series. more

People/Places

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Staff photo.

The 9- or 18-mile race — the fifth race in the Southeastern Trail Runs series — takes runners around the park in the July heat, while adding in extra challenges through the course. more

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Runners will once again have the chance to sprint through Oak Mountain State Park prior to enjoying some fireworks this July 4. more

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Photo by Ron Burkett

The movie series continues every Friday night through July 21, with July 28 reserved as a rain date if a movie is canceled due to bad weather. more

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The Buster Britton Memorial Triathlon — one of the oldest triathlons in the state, organizers say — is scheduled to return to Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham June 10 at 7 a.m. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

New beaches, piers, trail on list of Oak Mountain projects. more

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    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

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    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

  • Campicon - 12.jpg

    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

  • Campicon - 10.jpg

    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

  • Campicon - 11.jpg

    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

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    Alyx Chandler

    The 2018 Campicon, which took play June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, combined camping with cosplay for the first time in Birmingham.

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June 2018