Lakes in Alabama


Alabama is home sweet home to many beautiful bodies of water. In the north, the state is notable for its pristine mountain lakes, such as Lake Guntersville and the lakes of Bear Creek, as well as Pickwick, Weiss, Wheeler, Wilson, and Lewis Smith Lakes.

In central Alabama, lake enthusiasts will love Logan Martin Lake as well as Lake Martin. Called the "Lake of a Thousand Coves", Logan Martin Lake has some of the best bass fishing in the continental U.S. Martin Lake is also noteworthy. In fact, it's one of the largest artificial lakes in the U.S. Both are popular recreational areas as well, supporting lots of water activities, including boating and swimming.

In southern Alabama, two reservoirs are of particular note - the Walter F. George Reservoir and the William Dannelly Reservoir.


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Featured lakes in Alabama


Aliceville Lake

Aliceville Lake is a reservoir that is often called as Pickens Ville Lake by Alabama locals. Boating, swimming, picnicking, fishing, hunting and bird watching are few of the activities around the lake.

Lewis Smith Lake

Glorious backdrop of the Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness Area make Lewis Smith Lake a perfect location for an outdoor adventure including hunting, hiking and fishing.

Weiss Lake

Weiss lake is the perfect tourist destination for the entire family. With fishing, boating, and water sports along with the spectacular scenery surrounding the lake, there is something to please any outdoor enthusiast.

 

Popular Alabama lakes

Aliceville Lake
Bankhead Lake
Bear Bay
Big Creek Lake
Cedar Creek Reservoir
Guntersville Lake
Lake Catoma
Lake Martin
Lake Purdy
Lake Tuscaloosa
Lewis Smith Lake
Neely Henry Lake
Ski Lake
Weiss Lake
Wheeler Lake
Wilson Lake

 

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