• 742Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Some)
  • Year Built
    1966
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    536
Campgrounds
(256) 734-3052
1544 Sportsmans Lake Rd NW
Cullman, AL 35055
  • Counties: Cullman County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie
  • Known for: Catoma Lake waterfall
Hospitals
(256) 737-2000
1912 AL-157
Cullman, AL 35058
Airports
Birmingham- Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212
57 miles away
Cullman Regional Airport
231 Co Rd 1360, Vinemont, AL 35179
8 miles away
About Catoma Lake
Location and Access

Catoma Lake is located in northern Alabama, not far from Cullman and I-65. It is conveniently in between Birmingham and Huntsville, around an hour's drive to each city.

The Cullman Regional Medical Center is located right next to the lake, perfect for any medical care needs.

The Huntsville International Airport is located about 50 minutes north of the lake, and the Birmingham International Airport is located an hour south.

On the Water Fun

Catoma Lake is 536 acres that offer opportunities for several recreational activities, primarily boating, swimming, and fishing. Boat speed is limited to 10 horsepower.

Catoma Lake is considered to be a hidden jewel when it comes to fishing. Popular catches include bass, crappie, and catfish.

The lake also features a scenic natural spillway that forms beautiful Larkwood Falls.

Around Catoma Lake

Cullman is a great town filled with a great community. The city's German history runs deep, and they love to celebrate in the Annual Oktoberfest that is filled with authentic traditional German music and food.

Rock the South, an annual country music festival, brings people from all over the country to enjoy great country music with popular artists.

Explore Birmingham

Birmingham offers a variety of attractions, including the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Museum of Art, McWane Science Center, Top Golf, Birmingham Botanical Garden, and Red Mountain Park.

If spending the afternoon shopping appeals to you, shopping centers like the Summit, the Galleria, and the Brookwood Mall are all within a reasonable distance.

If you are into nightlife, you will find a great selection of bars and entertainment venues. Iron City Birmingham, The Tin Roof, and Avondale Brewing Company host a multitude of events.

Explore Huntsville

Known for the presence of NASA, the bustling city of Huntsville has many different points of interest for anyone interested in space travel or rocketry.

Perhaps one of the most popular attractions is the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, where guests can witness live shows, study space memorabilia, including real space rocks, and even explore the cosmos with an expansive observatory.

Visitors of age can enjoy seeking out the secret speakeasy located within the halls of the Straight To Ale Brewery, one of the numerous breweries that have appeared in Huntsville over the years.

Great Choice for a Lake Home Property

Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home, Catoma Lake is a great choice for a lake home property.