Oak Mountain State Park named one of the best places to see fall leaves

Travel and hotel review metasearch site UpTake ranked Oak Mountain State Park near Birmingham second on a list of the “11 Best Places To See Fall Leaves” in the United States. From the UpTake listing: “Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama’s largest state park. This nearly 10,000 acre forest is featured on several sightseeing lists.  Admission is only $3 for adults on weekends and holidays.  You can visit the park for fall foliage viewing from 7am to sundown.” UpTake collects travel information from 5,000 sources including TravelPost, Expedia, Orbitz, Fodors, Travelocity, Hotels.com, TripAdvisor and Yahoo! Travel. UpTake analyzes and organizes the opinions of more than 20 million U.S. travelers for its website. The UpTake website has more than one million visitors a month.  http://www.uptake.com/blog/family_vacations/best-fall-foliage-scenic-drives_5763.html
 
Oak Mountain State Park is the first site listed on the Alabama Tourism Department’s Fall Color Trail. The Fall Color Trail promotion is being coordinated by tourism department staff member Brian Jones. An interactive map on the Alabama Tourism Department’s website allows visitors to see the predicted fall color change for each weekend this fall. The map, list of recommended viewing sites and a Circle of Color driving route are all available on the state tourism website. http://www.alabama.travel/activities/tours-and-trails/fall-color-trail/.  

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