Lake Guntersville

Alabama

348Listings
$10K-$12.1M
$143.7MTotal Value
Lake Guntersville, Alabama

Lake Guntersville real estate is the fifth largest market for lake homes and land in Alabama.

There are typically around 140 lake homes for sale on Lake Guntersville, and 350 lots and land listings available. Lake Guntersville homes for sale have an average list price of $445,000.

This lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes and has 962 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, is only 100 miles away.

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  • 962Mi. of Shoreline
  • 15Avg. Depth
  • 60Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    Guntersville Dam
  • Year Built
    1939
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Water Drops
    1 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    67,900
  • Public Boat Ramps
    15
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    April-October
Campgrounds
(256) 505-3010
6065 AL-69
Guntersville, AL 35976
(256) 582-9882
188 Camp Ground Rd
Grant, AL 35747
(256) 571-5455
24 State Campground Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
1345 Murphy Hill Rd
Langston, AL 35755
(256) 582-3014
1450 Cha-La-Kee Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
  • Counties: Jackson County, Marshall County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Annual Art on the Lake Festival, Annual Festival of Trees, and Lake Guntersville Olympic Triathlon
  • Sailing clubs: Lake Guntersville Sailing Club, Browns Creek Sailing Marina
  • Interesting facts: Most of the original residents were German scientists brought over from Nazi Germany under Operation Paperclip. The Guntersville State Park now has Zip Lines over and through the canopy of trees and overlooking the Lake
  • Known for: Largest lake in Alabama. One of the most productive bass lake's in the country.
Hospitals
(256) 571-8000
8000 AL-69
Guntersville, AL 35976
Airports
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212
100 miles away
Guntersville Municipal Airport
Guntersville, AL 35976
20 miles away
About Lake Guntersville
Jackson and Marshall Counties, Alabama

Lake Guntersville, Alabama's largest lake, covers 69,100 acres and is located in the northeast part of the state. Huntsville is under 65 miles away, and Chattanooga, Tennessee is under 80 miles away.

There are multiple hospitals and medical centers around the lake, including Highlands Medical Center, Marshall Medical Center North, Marshall Medical Center South, and LAKESIDE CLINIC, LLC.

The Huntsville International Airport is under 80 miles away for easy traveling.

The town of Guntersville was even chosen as one of the top 100 best places to live in the United States by Relocate America.

On the Water Fun

Lake Guntersville offers plenty of room to enjoy boating, skiing, swimming, and many other water-related activities. Also, with the Appalachian foothills at your backdoor, visitors can hike, camp, bike, golf, and simply enjoy the outdoors.

Free ramps and private marinas dot the lake's perimeter, making it easy to explore the waters by boat, kayak, or canoe. Boat rentals are available if you don't have your own.

The lake is home to plenty of fish species like bream, bluegill, redear sunfish, longear sunfish, crappie, sauger, and catfish. The largemouth bass is one of the most popular fish to be caught.

The Amazing State Park

Lake Guntersville State Park is a great place to visit for a day trip or overnight stay.

The location includes 6,000 acres of natural woodlands, an 18-hole championship golf course, the Screaming Eagle Zipline, a beach complex, an outdoor nature center, 36 miles of trails, weekly guided hikes, and a day-use area.

The park also has a resort inn, a restaurant, a convention center, and campgrounds to satisfy everyone in the family.

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.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

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