Sign marking where to turn off Terrace Drive to get to AWC - across from Marina parking lot


Contact Info

Alabama Wildlife Center
100 Terrace Drive
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL 35124
205-663-7930
wildlife@awrc.org

If you have found an injured or orphaned bird, please call the Wildlife Help Line at 205-663-7930, ext. 2.
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HOURS OF OPERATION - Open Every Day of the Year!
Bird Patient Admission: 8:00AM-6:00PM
Wildlife Help Line: 8:00AM-8:00PM  (205-663-7930, Ext. 2)
Visitors: 9:00AM-5:00PM (even holidays!)
Business Office: 9:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday (closed holidays)

DIRECTIONS
The Alabama Wildlife Center is located about 20 miles south of Birmingham in the city of Pelham in the heart of Oak Mountain State Park.

From North
- Take I-65 south
- Take exit 246 (AL-119/Cahaba Valley Rd)
- Turn RIGHT at the end of exit ramp and immediately get into far left turn only lane (drive less than .1 mi.)
- Turn LEFT at first traffic light onto State Park Rd -- KFC on corner (drive 1.8 mi. to stop sign)
- Turn LEFT onto John Findlay III Dr. to enter Oak Mountain State Park (entrance gate about .6 mi., then drive about 2 mi. past entrance gate)
- Turn RIGHT onto Terrace Dr. (drive about .7 mi, pass marina on right, look for our sign/entrance drive on left side of road across from marina parking lot)
- Turn LEFT onto entrance drive, drive to top of long, steep hill, parking will be on your left

From South
- Take I-65 north
- Take exit 246 (AL-119/Cahaba Valley Rd)
- Turn LEFT at the end of exit ramp and stay left (about .2 mi.)
- Turn LEFT at first traffic light onto State Park Rd -- KFC on corner (drive 1.8 mi. to stop sign)
- Turn LEFT onto John Findlay III Dr. to enter Oak Mountain State Park (entrance gate about .6 mi., then drive about 2 mi. past entrance gate)
- Turn RIGHT onto Terrace Dr. (drive about .7 mi, pass marina on right, look for our sign/entrance drive on left side of road across from marina parking lot)
- Turn LEFT onto entrance drive, drive to top of long, steep hill, parking will be on your left

Entrance is under the Alabama Wildlife Center awning.

Admission to AWC is always free. However, there is an entrance fee to Oak Mountain State Park: adults $3, children 6-11 $1 (children under 6 free), senior citizens 62+ $1.