Oak Mountain State Park

Camping

Beaver Lake Trail
OMSP Campsite
Oak Mountain State Park’s fully renovated campground is open! 
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Download Campground Map  

Download Equestrian Campground Map 

 

Equestrian Campground is still available for reservation using the online tool provided below.

BSA and BAC reservations should be made by calling the Campground at #205.620.2520 (Ext. 1).

 

Nestled in a large cul-de-sac which borders Beaver Lake and surrounded by rolling hills topped with the long lived and majestic Longleaf Pines, our campground is a favorite spot for families to get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. The campground is open for camping year-round.

Campground Amenities

  • 30/50 Amp Service
  • RV sites with Water, Electricity, & Sewer Available along with RV sites with only Water & Electricity
  • Primitive Tent Sites with water in area
  • Primitive Tent sites with Water & Electricity 
  • Picnic Table, Tent Pad, Grill, Lantern Hook and Fire Rings located at all sites
  • 2 bath houses
  • Large Playground
  • Off-Leash Dog Park 
  • 2 Coin operated laundry facilities 
  • Types of sites: Mostly back in and pull through
  • Most sites will allow for slide outs
  • Pavilion/Activities Building - B side of Campground
  • Dogs are allowed in the Park, but must be on a leash no longer than 6ft; however, they are not allowed in any building, or beach area. You must clean up after them & keep them quiet during quiet hours.
  • Dump Station available for traveling campers not staying for $3 per dumping, plus gate entry fee.
  • Hiking Trail access 

     

Reservations

  • To make a Reservation, call 205-620-2527 or use the online portal at http://reserve.alapark.com 
  • A full payment will be charged to a credit card on all reservations.
  • Cancellations must be made 72 hours before noon the day of arrival with a refund of all paid fees except the $5.25 reservation fee. If not, 1st night rental will be forfeited.
  • Weekends require a 2 night minimum reservation.
  • Major holidays March through October require a 3 night minimum reservation.
  • You must be 18 years old or older to rent a campsite.

Check in for campground reservations is 4p.m.
Check out is 11a.m.

Country Store Hours & Information

Store Phone Number: 205-620-2527

Store Hours: 

Sunday - Saturday 9 am - 8 pm

Our Country Store keeps in stock those items you forgot as well as a line of camper supplies (sewer hoses, toilet chemicals, electrical adapters, etc.) We also carry snack items as well as gifts and T-shirts. Firewood is available for purchase at the Campground Store. We are open seven days a week, although our hours of operation vary seasonally. 

 

Registration

  • Backcountry sites are limited to 8 persons maximum.
  • Each party is also required to purchase a trail map for $1.00
  • Backcountry sites are reserved over the phone only by calling #205-620-2527.
  • All backpackers must register and pay backpacking fees at least one hour before sunset at the campground office. No one will be allowed to register or start on the trail system any later. Sunset times change with the seasons so plan your arrival accordingly.
  • Backpacking Sites will not be rented if the weather is inclement. This decision is at camp store staff's discretion. NO backcountry sites are rented in inclement weather.
  • Vehicles must be parked at a designated trailhead with a vehicle pass displayed in the windshield.  The two designated areas to park for backcountry sites are the north trail head and the parking area at group camp road. 
  • Backpackers who leave the park after closing hours will not be re-admitted.
  • Please make sure all doors are locked before leaving your vehicle. Valuables left in vehicles should be placed out of sight. Oak Mountain State Park is not responsible for stolen or damaged property. 
  • Checkout  time is 11a.m. Campers MUST have checked in at the Camp Store by 4:30pm. 
  • Drinking water should be packed in or filtered through a portable filtration system. Most streams in Oak Mountain State Park are wet weather streams (meaning we recommend that you take water because there may not be any).
  • Carry out all cans, bottles, aluminum foil, or other trash. THE BURNING OR BURYING OF TRASH IS PROHIBITED SINCE ANIMALS WILL DIG IT UP.
  • Backing type stoves (Butane, propane, etc.) are recommended for cooking.
  • FIRES ARE PROHIBITED IN THE BACKCOUNTRY AT ALL TIMES.
  • Each backcountry site is marked on the trail with a brown carsonite marker showing the site number. You can set up your campsite anywhere within 100 yards distance behind the marker.
  • Pets are allowed under the Alabama State Park Regulations
    • Pets & Animals (220-5-.05) Bringing a dog, cat, or other animal into a State Park unless it is crated, caged or upon a leash not longer than 6 feet or otherwise under physical restrictive control at all times shall be unlawful.
    • No person shall keep a noisy, vicious, or dangerous dog or animal or one which is disturbing other person, in a State Park and remain therein after he has been asked by a Park Officer to leave.

 

Camping 

Rates vary by date, availability, and unit amenities. Please visit www.reservealapark.com to check rates and date availability

Camping rates based on:

  • One tent or RV per campsite.
  • 1-4 individuals per site.
  • Additional persons are $3 (up to 8 persons per site)
  • 17% tax will be added to all rates
  • 3.75% Resort Fee
  • Tent Sites must have a tent or hammock. No car camping is allowed on tent sites, you must have a camping unit.
  • RV sites must be occupied by an RV or Camper Van. No car camping is allowed on RV sites. 
  • All sites must be occupied immediately upon check-in. 
  • Only one extra tent for dependent children under the age of 18 can be erected for an additional $6 per night.

Monthly - Offseason "Winter" Rates (November 1 - February 28) call for details

 

Equestrian Camping

The Equestrian campground is nestled within the 9,940 acres of Oak Mountain State park.

It has 12 sites; Each site will accommodate a maximum of eight persons with two vehicles, and one trailer.

A roof has been installed over the stalls, thanks to a grant awarded to the Central Alabama Chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen of America!

Rates vary by date, availability, and unit amenities. Please visit www.reservealapark.com to check rates and date availability

Equestrian Campground Amenities:

  • All sites have 50 amp service, water and sewer hook ups, dump station for horse waste, fire rings, and picnic tables.
  • Water hydrants are now located at the horse stalls.
  • "Travelling Campers" are welcome to occupy these sites.
  •  Registration can be made upon arrival at the front gate of Oak Mountain State Park.
  • Current Negative Coggins are required to enter the park.

 

Group Camping

  • Additionally, we offer a group camp facility for Scout Troops, church groups, and many other groups.

 

Trailer Storage

Oak Mountain State Park Campground Trailer Storage- CLOSED 

 

SECURITY

Oak Mountain State Park has a friendly and courteous staff, which strives to make you feel at home during your stay. Also as a family oriented campground, our Law Enforcement Rangers and security personnel make regular patrols to ensure the safety of our guests. The park closes one hour before sunset and the entrance gate is manned 24 hours a day to provide for the guests’ security. Only registered guests are allowed into the park during these hours, for emergencies call 205-620-2520.

Park Quiet Hours are enforced between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Complete State Park Rules and Regulations are posted in conspicuous locations throughout the park.