Oak Mountain State Park

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Erica Techo

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

Aug 30, 2017 12:54 AM News


Photo courtesy of Owen Bradley.

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

Aug 23, 2017 3:18 PM People/Places


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

Aug 23, 2017 3:16 PM People/Places


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

Jul 27, 2017 6:45 PM People/Places


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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

Jun 27, 2017 4:59 PM People/Places

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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

Jun 26, 2017 9:41 PM People/Places


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

May 24, 2017 4:22 PM People/Places

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

May 24, 2017 4:20 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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

May 24, 2017 3:19 PM People/Places


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On May 6, the seventh annual Run for Kids will return to Oak Mountain State Park with three different races: a 12-Hour Challenge Trail Race, a 50K Trail Race and a 10K Challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:46 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Supra Boats.

Some of the top professional wakeboarders and wakesurfers will compete at Oak Mountain State Park on the first stop on the 2017 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:40 PM People/Places


Photo by Shay Allen.

The XTERRA series returns to Oak Mountain State Park this May for triathletes and runners alike who would like a local challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:31 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Becky Wynne.

From family-friendly fun runs to a race through Oak Mountain State Park, here are a few options to get active or get involved this month. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:38 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission voted on several bids during its March 27 meeting. more

Mar 28, 2017 2:17 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

Visitors to Oak Mountain State Park will have a few more amenities to look forward to as the weather warms up. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:29 PM News

Alabama State Parks will have prescribed burns at two locations in Oak Mountain State Park in February/ March of this year. more

Feb 6, 2017 11:07 PM News

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Sarah Finnegan

The Sports Blast polling location on U.S. 280 had a line that wove through the parking lot. more

Nov 8, 2016 11:34 PM News


Photo by Bill LaRiviere, courtesy of Central AL WALK.

The Hope Run 5K and Central Alabama Hydrocephalus Association Walk are set to take place this weekend. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:29 PM People/Places


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

4 BMX riders take Oak Mountain State Park training to Grand Nationals race in Oklahoma. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:21 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Owen Bradley.

The AEU 32 miler will start at 6:30 a.m., and the 16 miler will start at 8:30 a.m. more

Sep 8, 2016 2:00 PM People/Places

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