The temperate temperature and stunning natural landscapes of Birmingham, AL, supply the perfect year-round endpoint for relaxation, adventure and outdoor activities, but the neighborhood experiences a humid subtropical temperature with boiling and humid summers, short and mild winters and plenty of rainfall… Springtime is an ideal season to visit Birmingham.
The temperatures are just beginning to climb, making for pleasant conditions, and oak Mountain State Park offers scenic trails for hiking and diverse wildlife. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens burst into color with vibrant blooms. The weather heats up in the summer, locals and visitors head to the AL Splash Adventure water park to cool off. Oak Mountain State Park is another chance to cherish the outdoors and Railroad Park offers outdoor concerts. The several lakes and rivers surrounding the neighborhood open up access to water activities such as kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Lay Lake and the Cahaba River are popular spots. Summer is also the season for Birmingham Barons minor league baseball games! Fall brings crisp air and a gorgeous display of foliage, then red Mountain Park offers a haven for hiking and mountain biking enthusiasts. The trails are challenging and supply breathtaking views of the city. The cooler temperatures make it a nice time for camping trips, however golfers tend to take luck of the mild temperature to cherish the city’s well-inspected hockey courses, and a favorite is Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with its several courses and picturesque landscape, however compared to most northern cities, Birmingham winters are mild. Lows in the thirties are limited to December and January and rarely dip below freezing! Vulcan Park and Moss Rock Preserve supply scenic settings for winter season walks and doveseeing. The slopes of nearby Cloudmont Ski and Golf Resort offer skiing and snowboarding.