Map: Lakes In Alabama

Lakes In Alabama

 Lakes in Alabama are numerous. Alabama has no large natural lakes, but dams built on the abundant rivers have created many artificial lakes.

Fayette County Lake

Fayette County Lake is located 6 miles southeast of Fayette in the northwest part of Alabama off County Road 26.

Fayette County Lake is located 6 miles southeast of Fayette in the northwest part of Alabama off County Road 26.

Lamar County Lake

Lamar County Lake is a 68 acre lake located 8 miles west of Vernon on Alabama Highway 18 in Sulligent, Alabama. From Vernon take Alabama Hwy 18 west for 9 miles, then right on County Road 21 for 5-1/2 miles, then left on Fishing Lake Road to Lamar County Lake.

Madison County Lake

Madison County Lake is a reservoir located just 7.2 miles from New Market, in MadisonCounty. From Huntsville, take U.S. Highway 72 east for 5 miles, then left on Ryland Pike Road for 6-1/2 miles (through Maysville) to County Lake Road, right 1 mile to Madison County Lake.

Marion County Lake

Marion County Lake is a 37-acre lake located seven miles south of downtown Hamilton and only one mile south of I-22, just off U.S. Highway 43. This is a family-friendly site and no alcohol is allowed.

Walker County Lake

Walker County Lake is a reservoir located just 3.6 miles from Cordova, in Walker County, Walker County Lake; Walker County Lake Jasper. Beautiful 163-acre lake. 2-acre pond for children, elderly and handicapped. Stocked with catfish, bluegill, etc. Country store, dock, boat launch. New 24×32 pavilion. Picnic tables around lake. Visit Website Call Us. Visit Us. 4227 Walker Co. Lake Rd.

Bankhead Lake

Bankhead Lake is a reservoir along the Black Warrior River that begins in Walker County. The lake forms the border between Jefferson and Tuscaloosa County, as well as the border dividing Jefferson and Walker County. It eventually empties into Holt Lake. Bankhead Lake is conveniently located west of Birmingham and North of Tuscaloosa and is the second largest lake on the Warrior River.

Clay County Lake

Clay County Lake is a reservoir located just 8.9 miles from Lineville, in Clay CountyClay County Lake is located 1 mile west of the east central Alabama town of Delta on State Lake Road. From Lineville, take Alabama Highway 9 north to Delta, then left on State LakeRoad for 3/4 miles to Clay County Lakes.

DeKalb County Lake

DeKalb County Lake is not a state park, but a state public fishing lake run by the Wildlife & Fisheries Department in Montgomery. Dekalb County Lake is located on Sand Mountain 1 mile north of Sylvania, Alabama. From Rainsville take Alabama Hwy 75 north for 6 miles, then left on County Road 27 for 3/4 mile, then right on County Road 194 to DeKalb County Lake.

Bibb County Lake

Bibb County Lake is a reservoir located just 6.2 miles from Centreville, in Bibb County near Moffat, Alabama.

Dallas County Lake,

Chambers County Lake,

Lee County Lake,

Weiss Lake,

Escambia County Lake – Leon Brooks Hines Lake,

Monroe County Lake,

Washington County Lake – J. Emmett Wood Lake,

Barbour County Lake,

Coffee County Lake,

Crenshaw County Lake,

Dale County Lake,

Geneva County Lake,

Pike County Lake,

Lake Eufala

The Walter F. George Lake, named for Walter F. George (1878–1957), a United States Senator from Georgia, is formed on the Chattahoochee River along the state line between Alabama and Georgia. It is also widely known by the name, Lake Eufaula — particularly in Alabama, where the state legislature passed a resolution on June 25, 1963, to give the lake that name. The 46,000-acre lake extends north about 85 miles (140 km) from the Walter F. George Lock and Dam (31°37′10″N 85°4′15″W) and has approximately 640 miles (1,030 km) of shoreline. Popular activities along the lake include camping and trophy fishing.

Gantt Lake

Gantt Lake, a 2,700-acre reservoir created on the Conecuh River by the Gantt Dam built in the 1920s, offers boating, swimming, skiing, and fishing opportunities.

Lake Guntersville,

Lake Harding,

Holt Lake

Holt Lake is one of six lakes that comprise the 457-mile Black Warrior and Tombigbee Waterway. Holt Reservoir is a modest sized 3,296-acre lake on the Black Warrior River and is located just north of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama.

Holt Lake is best known for its boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping opportunities. The Army Corps of Engineers operates a Visitors Center and several day use parks at Holt Lake: Burchfield, Blue Creek, Deerlick Creek, and Rocky Branch Parks.

Holt Lake’s climate is mild in winter months, rarely dipping below 40 degrees. Spring brings warmer temperatures and precipitation that beget beautiful spring blooms. Temperatures during summer can reach above 100 degrees with afternoon thunderstorms.

Inland Lake,

Lake Jackson,

Lay Lake,

Lay Lake is a 12,000-acre reservoir located thirty-five minutes south of Birmingham off I-65 and fifteen miles south of Columbiana in east-central Alabama. Lay Lake borders St. Clair, Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton counties. The primary uses for this reservoir are hydroelectric generation and recreation. Lay Lake is popular for tournament fishing and boating recreation. Seven public access areas offer bank and boat access to the lake.

Little Bear Creek Reservoir,

Logan-Martin Lake,

Lake Lurleen,

Neely Henry Lake,

Lake Pickwick,

Lake Purdy,

Ski Lake,

Smith Lake,

Lake Tholocco,

Lake Tuscaloosa,

Upper Bear Creek Reservoir,

Lake Wedowee,

W.F. Lake,

William Bill Danell Reservoir

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