P.O.Box 59651, Homewood, AL 35259
The mission of Friends of Shades Mountain is to preserve and protect the undeveloped sections of Shades Mountain for the mutual benefit of all who live on or near the mountain.
Friends of Shades Mountain, Inc. is a non-profit tax exempt organization. All contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.
The area of steep Southern Appalachian mountainside is bordered by Highway 280, Shades Crest Road, Highway 150, and Shades Creek. It is the major undeveloped Southern Appalachian steep mountain forest in Jefferson County.The mountain contains Jeffereson County’s most spectacular continuous flyway, abundant wildlife, and breathtaking views from above and below (viewshed.)