Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

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Built in 1862, the crumbling red brick walls of the old furnace are all that remain of the stack that once towered sixty feet tall and billowed black smoke high into the sky. Now a historical state park, the site is living history with pioneer cabins and other restored buildings from Alabama's past. Where 130 years ago every tree was cut for charcoal, today large pines and hardwoods provide a rustic setting for picnics, camping, or special events such as the annual Brierfield Music Festival or the annual Civil War battle reenactment. Brierfield's attractions include hiking and nature trails, primitive and improved camping, cabin rentals, Henry Jones Country Store, and a seasonal swimming pool.


Attractions include:
  • Historic ruins of the Bibb Naval Furnaces
  • Pioneer style homes and buildings
  • Hiking and Nature Trails
  • Camping
  • J. Henry Jones Country Store
  • Swimming Pool
  • Special Events
Contact: 240 Furnace Pkwy, Brierfield, AL 35035.  205.665.1856
www.brierfieldironworks.com

Fees: Day Use Fees - Adults $3.00, Children and seniors $1.00 per day
Brierfield Swimming Pool opens May 17 and closes Sept. 8 Day Use fees $4.00 per person, Seasonal membership available. Camping - both improved and primitive, cabins, Hayes-Morton Inn, Sunshine Morton House. Call 205-665-1856 for fees and availability.

Directions: From I-65 take Alabama 25 approx. 15 miles.  From Tuscaloosa take Hwy 82 to Centreville, the left on Alabama 25 approx. 12 miles.

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