• 64Mi. of Shoreline
  • 15Avg. Depth
  • 80Deepest Depth
  • Year Built
    1979
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    4,200
Golf Courses
(256) 381-1232
1311 E 6th St
Muscle Shoals , AL 35661
Tennessee Valley Country Club
(256) 383-3689
101 Maple St
Tuscumbia , AL 35674
Twin Pines Golf Course
Tuscumbia , AL 35674
(256) 637-8735
985 County Road 595
Courtland , AL 35618
  • Counties: Franklin County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass
  • Notable events: Annual Watermelon Festival near downtown Russelville
  • Jet skis are allowed.
Hospitals
(256) 332-1611
15155 US-43
Russelville, AL 35653
Airports
Huntsville International Airport
1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd SW, Huntsville, AL 35824
75 miles away
Big River Airpark
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
32 miles away
About Cedar Creek Lake
Location and Access

The Cedar Creek reservoir is located in Franklin County, Alabama. Huntsville and Birmingham are under two hours away.

The lake is one of the four lakes operated by the Bear Creek Development Authority and is primarily for recreation and flood control.

The Russellville Hospital is approximately 25 minutes away, and the Huntsville International Airport is around an hour and 30 minutes away.

On the Lake Fun

Cedar Creek Lake has an abundance of recreational activities to embark on. Visitors and residents of the lake can enjoy camping, hiking, jet-skiing, hunting, boating, and fishing.

The reservoir is best known for catches of largemouth bass and spotted bass. There are also opportunities for catfish and crappie.

Get to Know 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

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