Smith Lake In Alabama
Boating, camping and fishing.
Known for monster striped bass and lots of room for boating Smith Lake, AKA Lewis Smith Lake is a 21,000-acre lake located in north-central Alabama about an hour north of Birmingham. Multiple boat ramps and marinas serve the public with gas, launching, fishing tackle, sundries, ice, food and a host of other items to enhance boating, fishing and camping trips at the lake. Bring your pleasure or fishing boat or find boat rentals locally. Choose from multiple campgrounds around the lake as headquarters for a family vacation or a weekend fishing trip. In addition to big stripers, plenty of catfish, crappie, bluegill, white bass, sunfish and largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass all thrive here. With over 500 miles of shoreline everyone can wet a line and know there is that chance of catching the fish of a lifetime. Much of the shoreline is dotted with boat docks, rocks and trees which all hold fish from time to time.
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Smith Lake RV & Cabin Resort - 256 709-1820
Smith Lake Park Campground - 256 739-2916
Speegle's Marina & Campground - 256 734-0698
Good Hope Campground - 256 739-1319
Hidden Cove RV Resort Campground - 205 221-7042
Clear Creek Campground - 205 384-4792
Lakeshore Cabins & RV Campground - 361 438-4811
Smith Lake Map
Fish species found in Smith Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass and stripers.
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Local Contact Information
Lewis Smith Lake
Smith Lake Park & Campground
403 Co Rd 386
Cullman, AL 35057