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Courtesy of Oak Mountain State Park.

Oak Mountain State Park is hosting their second Camp-O-Ween event Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. more

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Falconry is regulated by state and federal guidelines, and those interested in the sport must apprentice with an experienced falconer before being able to practice independently. more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Racers came decked-out in patriotic clothing to celebrate the Fourth of July. more

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Track Club.

If families or friends are looking for last-minute July 4 plans, the Peavine Falls Run has them covered. more

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal.

There’s nothing quite like Alabama in the summer, especially if you’re running 9 or 18 miles through the heat. more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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 - 15.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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