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,

Lamar County Lake,

Madison County Lake,

Marion County Lake,

Walker County Lake,

Bankhead Lake,

Clay County Lake,

DeKalb County Lake,

Bibb County Lake,

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,

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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