Oak Mountain Red Trail Loop

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Oak Mountain State Park

Oak Mountain Red Trail Loop is a 13.9 mile loop trail located near Pelham, Alabama and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 13.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,584 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

Longest trail in Oak Mountain State Park that offers lots of variety. The Red Trail is the longest trail in the park and forms a loop. The trail starts at the North Trailhead and follows a Jeep Road to one of the highest points in the park. The climb is strenuous but rewarding with the views from the top of the mountain. The remainder of the trail is single track mountain bike trail that is heavily used by bikers and hikers. Be aware of the mountain bikes as they often travel at a high rate of speed. The trail offers all types of variety.... from scenic overlooks to rocky hills to peaceful flat terrain through the forest. You will cross a total of 24 bridges during your hike. The trail is well maintained by BUMP (Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers) and the staff of Oak Mtn State Park. Plan to spend an entire day on the hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

running
Tue Nov 07 2017

Nice trail. Leave it for bikers though.

mountain biking
Tue Nov 22 2016

Great all around trail. Good combo with some decent climbs.

Wed Oct 05 2016

Great place to walk.

camping
Tue Nov 17 2015

Trail map and markings were less than optimal, but we had a great time.

mountain biking
Sun Apr 20 2014

Has something for very skill level. Plenty of miles to make a day of it.

mountain biking
Tue Aug 07 2012

Great biking trail. I live close and like to ride once every couple weeks. BUMP does a great job maintaining and expanding the trail system! Hikers... I have never seen anyone hiking on this trail and I have been many times. I know I fly through as does everyone else so hikers should stay on the other multiple trails reserved for hiking.....

road biking
1 month ago

mountain biking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Fri Mar 29 2019

hiking
Wed Jul 04 2018

Fri Mar 03 2017

mountain biking
Fri Dec 23 2016

mountain biking
Sun Nov 27 2016

camping
Wed Jul 13 2016

Tue Jun 28 2016

cross country skiing
Mon Dec 07 2015