Big Creek Lake


Big Creek Lake, Alabama

The Big Creek Lake real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Alabama.

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  • 9Mi. of Shoreline
  • 25Avg. Depth
  • 52Deepest Depth
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
Escatawpa Hollow Campground
(251) 649-4233
15551 Moffett Rd, Wilmer, AL 36587
Wilmer, AL 36587
  • Counties: Mobile County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass
Providence Hospital
(251) 633-1000
6801 Airport Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608
Mobile, AL 36608
Mobile Regional Airport
371 Flave Pierce Rd, Mobile, AL 36608
10 miles away
Skywest Airport
Frank Williams Rd, Mobile, AL 36608
20 miles away
About Big Creek Lake
Convenient to Mobile

Big Creek Lake is a 3,600-acre reservoir in west Mobile County, Alabama, near the Alabama-Mississippi border.

Mobile is around 25 miles away, the perfect distance for a quick trip to the city. The Mobile Regional Airport and the Ascension Providence Hospital are under 15 miles away, making travel and medical care a breeze.

On the Water Fun

While swimming, skiing, sailing, or jet skiing aren’t allowed, boating and fishing are popular pastimes on Big Creek Lake.

Fox Landing at the end of Howell’s Ferry Road is the only boating access point and a launch fee is required. Bank fishing access is available at Fox Landing as well as the US Hwy 98 Bridge but is not allowed on the dam or spillway areas.

Big Creek Lake anglers looking to toss out a line can most commonly find bass and crappie in the water. The lake is becoming a popular spot for bass anglers, and tournament activity has increased recently. Other fish here are bluegill, redear sunfish, and channel catfish.

Explore Mobile

In Mobile, there are plenty of activities to keep residents and visitors entertained.

The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park hosts the decommissioned BB-60 battleship nicknamed the "Mighty A" as well as other military craft and historic memorabilia.

To view nearly 6,000 works of art, head over to the Mobile Museum of Art. Their permanent collection includes fine and decorative arts from America, Asia, and Europe.

The History Museum of Mobile features artifacts and exhibits that explore the city's fascinating past.

There are plenty of highly-rated places to dine such as Noja Fine Dining, Dumbwaiter, or Bob’s Downtown Restaurant.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Big Creek Lake is an excellent choice.