History of the Ovens


(205) 938-7622



Physical Address

1961 Cahaba River Road
West Blocton, AL 35184


Every Day:
7am – 7pm

Open 7 Days A Week

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About Coke

Coke is one of the three ingredients needed to make iron in a blast furnace, the others being iron ore and limestone. Coal was top-loaded into the ovens, heated to 2,800 degrees to burn off impurities, leaving coke which is almost pure carbon. Click to learn more about how coke was made.

Park Amenities

The West Blocton Coke Ovens Park features:

  • Restrooms
  • Boardwalk
  • Covered Pavilion

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We’re Easy to Find

The park is located in West Blocton, Alabama on Cahaba River Drive (Bibb County Road 24) approximately three miles west of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge. The address isĀ 1961 Cahaba River Road, West Blocton, AL 35184.