The 553 acres of the Tannehill Land and Ridges Tract in Jefferson and Bibb counties are spread out across rolling hills and wooded terrain adjacent to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.
Cooperatively managed with the park, the tract hosts a variety of habitats bordering Shades Creek, a primary tributary to the Cahaba River. The purchase of this tract included a charitable donation of the tract’s value on the part of the seller.
The Tannehill Land and Ridges Tract offers many outdoor activities, from bird watching and wildlife viewing to hiking, mountian biking and horseback riding.
Special dates are designated for riding the Forever Wild trails at Tannehill. The schedule and map can be found There is an admission cost and you must register at the Country Store before your ride.
Many events take place at Tannehill during the year that are not related to Forever Wild, but can be enjoyed by everyone. These include Trade Days, a Dulcimer Festival, Traditional Archery Tournaments and much more.
Admission may be charged to enter Tannehill Ironworks Historical Park.
From Birmingham, take I-59/I-20 South approximately 26 miles and take exit 100. Turn left on AL-216 East and travel approximately 0.2 miles to Bucksville Rd. Continue on Bucksville Rd. approximately 0.4 miles to Tannehill Pkwy. Turn right on to Tannehill Pkwy. and travel approximately 1.4 miles then turn left and stay on Tannehill Pkwy. for approximately 1.3 miles to Confederate Pkwy. Follow Confederate Pkwy. to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.