Top 10 lakes in alabama
Lake Martin:stretches across Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa counties in Alabama. It is a 39,000-acre (178 km²) reservoir with more than 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) of wooded shoreline.
Guntersville Lake: is the largest lake in Alabama, lying between the cities of Bridgeport and Guntersville. With a surface area of 69,100 acres (279.6 km²).
Neely Henry Lake:is a lake located along the Coosa River, a 280-mile-long tributary of the Alabama River that flows through Alabama and Georgia.
Weiss Lake:Although 90% of Weiss Lake is in Alabama, it is shared with the neighboring state of Georgia. The Coosa River, Chattooga River, and Little River contribute to the 32,000-acre lake.
Wheeler Lake:is in the northern part of the state of Alabama in the United States. With a surface area of 68,300 acres.it is the state’s second-largest lake after its upstream neighbor Lake.
Lay Lake:Sitting just 35 minutes away from the city of Birmingham, Lay Lake is a reservoir that is over 12,000 acres (48.9 km²) and used for recreation and hydroelectric generation.
Wilson Lake:is located in northern Alabama in the city of Florence and extends upstream for 15 miles to Wheeler Dam, covering 15,930 acres (64.6 km²).
Logan Martin Lake:flows on the Coosa River in east-central Alabama that covers 17,000 acres (69 km²) surface area. With a shoreline of 275 miles it is nicknamed “Lake of a Thousand Coves” by locals.
Smith Lake:located in northern Alabama about an hour from Birmingham and Huntsville is a popular day-trip destination for locals.It is a reservoir lake with a 21,000-acre surface area and a 500-mile.
Pickwick Lake: located in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, covers 43,100 acres (174 km²) and is well known for smallmouth bass and Tennessee River Catfish.