Pelham is a suburb of Birmingham, located in Shelby County, Alabama, United States of America. The population of Pelham recently reached the great number of 15.000 residents. Pelham has an area of 38 square miles. The city was named in honor of officer John Pelham, who fought in the American Civil War. Pelham has a great natural surrounding and is the home of a great attraction in the middle of the nature. This is why the city is such an appreciated location for a lot of tourists coming from the surrounding counties and from all over the state of Alabama.
Top Attractions within Pelham
Oak Mountain State Park is the largest park of this kind located in the state. It was opened in Pelham in 1927 and it developed through the years, becoming one of the favorite attractions of Alabama. Inside the park you cannot just admire the beauty of the nature, but also dine in the fine restaurants built in such a manner that customers can admire freely the delighting view of Pelham. Recreational activities within the park include camping, hiking, fishing, swimming and biking.
Oak Mountain Golf Course is a public course located in Pelham inside the area of Oak Mountain State Park. It was designed by Earl Stone and is one of the most appreciated golf courses inside the area of the city. A bar with great beverages is available on the area of the course and a small restaurant serves the golfers after long matches.
Alabama Wildlife Center is perfect if you are visiting Pelham with your kids. Inside the center you can all admire beautiful animals being treated. They can be seen through windows, as many are under treatment. A food joint is also available at the location.
Big Daddy's Sports Cafe is a great cafe located downtown Pelham where you can serve great coffees in a lovely atmosphere given by the sport-themed decorations.