More outdoor adventure can be found at Alabama’ s largest state park. The 10,000-acre park has a sandy beach area fronting the lake, rental boats and fishing equipment, an 18-hole golf course, and some of the best mountain biking trails in the Southeast. The Wildlife Center and Treetop Nature Trail give visitors up-close views of hawks and owls that cannot be released into the wild. Overnight accommodations also are available within the park. Open every day, 7am- 5pm. Admission. “The Oaks” Golf Course – Located 17 miles south of downtown Birmingham in Oak Mountain State Park.