Pelham City Park in Pelham, Alabama

Pelham City Park is such a gem for the City of Pelham! This park has so much to offer everyone of every age. From courts and fields for most every sport, a dog park, splash pad, a trail over 6 miles, and more, let’s take a look Pelham City Park located in Pelham, Alabama here (and keep reading to learn more!):

Pelham City Park 

Pelham City Park is located off of Highway 31 in Pelham. This large, dog friendly, sports centered park is located behind the new Pelham Public Library and Pelham Park Middle School. On the other side of the park runs Bearden Road, which is full of neighborhoods and the park is right down the road from Pelham High School. 

The City Park Complex for this Pelham City Park includes a new Recreation Center, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, soccer fields, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, the Pelham Park Pavilion, a dog park for both small and large dogs, a playground (called Pelham Playstation – adorable name, right?), and more! Contact the city about reserving fields and courts for games or events.

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There’s a six and a half mile walking path called the Greenway Trail that runs through Pelham City Park and leads to the Pelham dog park and new splash pad area. You can even follow the walking trail along Bearden Road up to Pelham High School and see homes along the way! The Greenway Trail project is undergoing and soon this walking trail will connect to the entrance of Oak Mountain State Park. We’ll cover this park a little later in this blog!

There is now even a new splash pad that opened in this park in August 2023! It’s right next to the dog park, so you can walk from the Recreation Center parking lot on the Greenway Trail to the Splash Pad, or park in the parking lot right next to it! You can see the fields from this location. Pelham City Park is definitely growing and we can’t wait to see the additions to this already wonderful gem in Pelham. 

You can spend an entire day here with all of the different activities that are offered! There are also plenty of restaurants nearby on Highway 31, so you have places to choose from when you get hungry.

Head over to Pelham City Park: 555 Ball Park Rd, Pelham, AL 35124 

Learn more about this park on their website: 

More Outdoor Adventures in Pelham, Alabama

While Looking for more ways to enjoy the outdoors in Pelham? Here is a link to all of the parks in Pelham, Alabama: 

Here are a few other outdoor activities that you and your family can enjoy! 

Love the outdoors? Then you need to spend a day at Oak Mountain State Park! Located in Pelham, Alabama, this is the state’s largest state park. Go swimming, hiking, biking, grill out, fish, paddle board, go on a BMX course or water course, find waterfalls, visit the TreeTop Natural Trail, go golfing, and so much more in this amazing park! Learn more about what Oak Mountain State Park offers to outdoor lovers in this post: Oak Mountain State Park 🌲🛶🥾🐠

If golf’s more your thing, check out the Ballantrae Golf Course (1300 Ballantrae Club Dr, Pelham, AL 35124) [check out our blog on Ballantrae here: and then join us on a tour of this award winning golf course in this YouTube video: ], or Oak Mountain Golf Course (200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124). 

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If you’re looking for another spot to play tennis, then head over to the Pelham Racquet Club! (100 Racquet Club Pkwy, Pelham, AL 35124) 

Want somewhere to go diving? Head to Blue Water State Park! ( ) and while you’re at it, watch our YouTube video to learn more about the activities you can do at this dive park: 📺🤿💧 

For live music and events, check the schedule at Oak Mountain Amphitheater. ( )

This next one is not technically outdoors, but for a hockey game, or to go ice skating, you can go to the Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena. (500 Amphitheater Rd, Pelham, AL 35124)

While we’re at it, there are plenty of places in Pelham to eat outside while the weather is nice! Some local favorites include Margarita Grill, Creekside BBQ, and McAlisters! There are also two breweries, Oak Mountain Brewing Company (located off of Highway 119 or Cahaba Valley Road) and Beer Hog (down the road off of Highway 31)  where you can sit outside and enjoy a cold drink. The Canopy Park complex is also underway and this is a great location with apartments, shopping, and dining – including TacoMac which opened in September of 2023. Stay tuned for an update on this new location!

So there you have it, there are so many options to enjoy the outdoors in Pelham, Alabama! What’s your favorite? 

Looking for more to do in the Birmingham Area?

There are plenty more ways to enjoy the outdoors in the Birmingham area.  Once you visit Oak Mountain, check out these well known parks around Birmingham:

Red Mountain 

2011 Frankfurt Drive, Birmingham, AL 35211

Ruffner Park 

1214 81st St S, Birmingham, AL 35206

Some smaller parks located in the Birmingham area include: Vulcan Park, Avondale Park, Railroad Park and the Rotary Trail (both located downtown). Or you can visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and a local favorite in Hoover, Aldridge Gardens.

Looking for a Home in Pelham, Alabama? 

Want more information on the Pelham area? Living in Pelham, Alabama will be a great move for you and your family. IIf you’re looking to sell, buy or build a home in the Pelham, Alabama area, let me help you. If you’re new to the Birmingham area or looking to relocate to the Greater Birmingham, Alabama, please feel reach out to Dianna Howell with The Howell Group: 205-568-5435 or 

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