Oak Mountain State Park, located just south of Birmingham in Pelham, is Alabama’s largest state park. The park’s 9,000-plus acres include heavily forested hills and bottomlands. Set amidst a wooded landscape, Oak Mountain offers visitors numerous facilities and activities, including tennis courts, hiking, biking and horseback trails, picnic areas, and two lakes with many water-related activities. The park’s popular natural attractions include Peavine Falls, a 65-foot cascade over a picturesque rock face, and Shackleford Point, the highest point in the park.

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Encyclopedia of Alabama