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Blogs & Sites
Location: 1214 81st St. S., Birmingham, AL
Ruffner Mountain is a 1,011-acre nature preserve with a visitor center that serves as home to 25 native Alabama animals including raptors, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders, and mammals. Mini...
Location: 1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL
Vulcan Park and Museum is home to the world's largest cast iron statue and features unequaled views of Birmingham.
Outdoor info stations focus on Birmingham's history, geology, a...
Location: 3530 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL
Aldridge Gardens is a 30-acre woodland garden showcasing hydrangeas and picturesque gardens.
A summer camp program is open to kids ages four to 12.
Location: 1130 22nd Street South, Suite 4000, Birmingham, AL
Vegetables, flowers, baked goods, locally grown honey, crafts, and live entertainment can be found at the popular market.
Location: Hwy 160, Hayden, AL
The Great Pumpkin Patch is a family-owned farm that's open year-round, but autumn is when many of its biggest attractions come to life. From the end of September until the end of October, visit...
Location: 3960 Montclair Road, Birmingham, AL
The Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) offers a wide array of programs and activities, including, camp programs, aquatics, and tennis.
The facility is set on 70 wooded acres and inc...
Location: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens cover 67 acres and include a rose garden, a fern glade, an herb terrace, an All-America selections display garden, and other special sections.
Location: 12632 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla, AL
Location: 1919 9th Street, Calera, AL
The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum features operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor col...
Location: 100 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL
Location: 710 20th Street N, Birmingham, AL
Birminham's first park, Linn Park is home to multiple fairs and festivals annually, including a three-day music fest held each May.
Location: 1195 Bessemer Road, Birmingham, AL
Programs and facilities at the Western Area Family YMCA include a licensed preschool program, an outdoor swimming pool, sports fields, afterschool care, and day camp programs. Baseball, ...
Location: 1041 Farmingdale Road, Joppa, AL
Old Baker Farm is open to the public for seasonal special events and activities.
Visitors can check out a corn maze and hay maze, take a hayride, pick pumpkins or Christmas Trees (in s...
Location: Preserve Parkway, Birmingham, AL
Moss Rock Preserve is a 250 acre nature preserve resplendent with trees, hiking trails, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, and wildlife.
Location: 200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL
Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama's largest state park. Its 10,000 acres are dedicated to golf, mountain bike trails, swimming, fishing, boating, horseback riding, hiking, overnight accommodat...