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Nature has blessed Tannehill. The beautiful tree-lined valley, hillsides rich in ore and swiftly flowing Roupes Creek made this a perfect setting for a successful iron making operation, as the early settlers realized. The same ingredients afford today’s visitors a pleasurable escape from modern life.

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park has more than 1,500 acres in three counties set aside for hiking, camping and outdoor recreation. A miniature railroad chugs through the pines. From spring through fall, the blacksmith, miller and craftsmen demonstrate their trades. Craft shops occupy restored pioneer cabins and artisans chat with visitors from their front porches. Steeped in history, Tannehill feels timeless. The cotton gin, pioneer farm and working gristmill preserve a long-gone way of life. Hiking trails retrace historic roadways. Artifacts of Alabama’s 19th century iron industry displayed in the Iron and Steel Museum put in perspective the massive stone furnaces, Tannehill’s awe-inspiring centerpiece.



Tannehill is rich with history down every turn and trail. Click the link above to learn more about our historical cabins, buildings, landmarks, and more! 


Alabama Art Casting specialize in mobile demonstrations of pouring cast iron art objects and have been demonstrating at Tannehill since 1999. 

Check out their website for other workshops and events they have around the state!


There are over 17 miles of trails to run, hike, or bike! Click the link above to see up-to-date information on all of our trails, and click the button to download an app that runs off satellite so navigation on our trails is a breeze. 

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