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Aliceville Lake

Aliceville Lake, known to fishing locals as Pickensville Lake, is one of 10 lakes on the 234-mile man-made Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Tenn-Tom, as the artificial waterway is popularly called, joins...

Bankhead Lake

Much more like the river it began as than the lake it is now, Bankhead Lake winds it way through the Metropolitan region of Alabama. With twists and turns rimmed...

Big Creek Lake AL

Big Creek Lake, located in southwestern Alabama in Mobile County, is a storage reservoir that provides drinking water to thousands of people in the near-sprawling Mobile metropolis. In addition to...

Cedar Creek Reservoir

The four reservoirs of the Bear Creek watershed are a recreational paradise for water lovers, and Cedar Creek Reservoir is the largest of the four and the newest. Cedar Creek...

Gainesville Lake

Gainesville Lake is a long riverine 40-mile lake in Alabama's bustling Metropolitan region. It is in a prime location surrounded by the wooded green of rural localities but just a...

Gantt Lake

Gantt Lake's location in Alabama's coastal plain gives it an advantage of long summers, humid and warm, and winter temperatures that remain mild. The lake's 2,747 surface acres is used...

Harris Lake and Lake Nicol

When the City of Tuscaloosa created Harris Lake and Lake Nicol for water supply, little did city officials realize that these two reservoirs would become popular recreation lakes in the...

Holt Lake

Holt Lake is a 3,300-acre reservoir located about five miles northeast of the City of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama. Holt Lake is one of six lakes that comprise the 457-mile...

Lake Catoma

Lake Catoma, also known as the Catoma Reservoir, is nestled within the Alabama Mountains tourism region. It boasts a surface area of 536 acres and a normal elevation of 742...

Lake Guntersville

Alabama's Mountain Region contains the state's largest lake: Lake Guntersville. Cradled in the Appalachian foothills of northern Alabama, it's located between Bridgeport and Guntersville, stretching 75 miles into Tennessee (near...

Lake Harding

Stretching 13 miles along the border between Georgia and Alabama, Lake Harding has almost 6,000 acres of water for boating, water skiing and fishing. Also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake...

Lake Jordan

Fun is the name of the game at central Alabama's Lake Jordan. Offering 6,800 acres of water and 188 miles of shoreline, Lake Jordan has become home to numerous fishing...

Lake Martin

Lake Martin, located in Central Alabama near Alexander City, stretches out over 44,000 acres with an incredible 750 miles of shoreline. Nestled within scenic Tallapoosa County, Elmore County, and Coosa...

Lake Oliver

Located in west central Georgia in the Presidential Pathways region, Lake Oliver is a 2,150-acre lake that has one shoreline in Georgia and the other in Alabam's River Heritage region....

Lake Tuscaloosa

Located five miles north of the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport in western Alabama (Metropolitan Region), Lake Tuscaloosa is a 5,885-acre reservoir which offers 177 miles of shoreline for boating,...

Lake Wedowee

Lake Wedowee, also known as the R. L. Harris Reservoir, is tucked in the foothills of the Talladega and Appalachian Mountains. The lake is an impoundment of the Little Tallapoosa...

Lay Lake

Lay Lake is an impressive 12,000-acre reservoir stretching for 48 miles through the counties of Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton in east-central Alabama. The primary uses for this lake are...

Lewis Smith Lake

Lewis Smith Lake is a perfect place for an outdoor adventure. Tucked into a corner of the Bankhead National Forest in northern Alabama's Mountain Region, the abundance of coves and...

Little Bear Creek Reservoir

Little Bear Creek Reservoir, located 13 miles southwest of Russellville in Franklin County in the Mountains Region of northwestern Alabama, is a 1,560-acre reservoir popular for boating, fishing, swimming and...

Logan Martin Lake

Logan Martin Lake, located about 30 miles east of Birmingham in east central Alabama, is a 15,263-acre reservoir popular for boating, fishing, and other recreational pursuits. Alabama Power began construction...

Mitchell Lake

Centrally-located Mitchell Lake (also known as Lake Mitchell) is 45 miles from Montgomery and 55 miles from Birmingham in the Metropolitan region of Alabama. This 5,850-acre lake was created in...

Neely Henry Lake

Neely Henry Lake, located about 60 miles northeast of Birmingham in north central Alabama, is an 11,200-acre reservoir popular for boating, fishing, and other recreational pursuits. Alabama Power created Neely...

Oliver Lake

Oliver Lake is the smallest of six lakes formed by a series of locks and dams on the Black Warrior River near Tuscaloosa in west central (Metropolitan Region) Alabama. The...

Pickwick Lake

Pickwick Lake is a 43,100-acre reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with construction of Pickwick Landing Dam across the Tennessee River. Construction of Pickwick Lake reservoir took four...

Upper Bear Creek Reservoir

Tucked away in the Mountains Region of northern Alabama, Upper Bear Creek Reservoir awaits visitors with trophy sized bass fishing, boating, swimming, jet skiing, camping and picnicking. Canoeists and kayakers...

Walter F. George Lake

Walter F. George Lake straddles 85 miles of the Georgia/Alabama border along the Chattahoochee River. Visitors will see varying names for the lake depending on which road they arrive on...

Warrior Lake

Warrior Lake is part of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Lake system located in the diverse Metropolitan Tourism Region of Alabama. Six miles southeast of Eutaw, the lake covers 7,800 acres and...

Weiss Lake

The self proclaimed "Crappie Capital of the World," Weiss Lake is a fantastic destination for anglers and the entire family. The lake is in Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama near...

West Point Lake

West Point Lake, located on the Alabama-Georgia border just north of I-85, stretches 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River. The 25,900-acre reservoir with 525 miles of shoreline is a popular...

Wheeler Lake

Wheeler Lake in northern Alabama's Mountain Region is the state's second-largest lake at 67,100 acres. The Tennessee Valley Authority created Wheeler Reservoir by constructing the Wheeler Dam across the Tennessee...

William ‘Bill’ Dannelly Reservoir

Along the Alabama River in the River Heritage region of the state, visitors will find the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir. Located an hour southwest of Selma, the reservoir encompasses 105...

Wilson Lake AL

Once known as the "Smallmouth Capital of the World," outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Wilson Lake for its fishing, boating, hiking, and exploring the natural beauty of the area. Wilson Lake is...