Highland Lake


$3.6MTotal Value
Highland Lake, Alabama

Located in Alabama, Highland Lake real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

With 15 miles of shoreline, Highland Lake is considered a mid-sized Alabama lake.

  • 15Mi. of Shoreline
  • 15Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
  • Year Built
  • Managed By
    Town of High Land Lake
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Horse Pens 40
(256) 538-7439
3525 Co Hwy 42
Steele, AL 35987
  • Counties: Blount County
  • Fish: Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Swim Conference, 4th of July, Christmas at the Lake
  • Interesting facts: Originally called Shuff Lake, renamed Highland Lake in 1956
  • History: On August 17, 1967 the Town of highland Lake was formed to properly maintain the lake, roads, and public properties.
  • Other notes: Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Blount County
  • Permit is required to use the lake.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- By permit only
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- By permit only
(205) 274-3000
150 Gilbreath Dr
Oneonta, AL 35121
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212
44 miles away
Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
185 Ira Gray Dr, Gadsden, AL 35904
27 miles away
About Highland Lake
Blount County, Alabama

Highland Lake is located in the town of Highland Lake, Alabama. Birmingham is under 45 miles away, the perfect distance for a trip to the city.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 46 minutes away, and Ascension St. Vincent's Blount is 18 minutes away.

Stock up on snacks and groceries at Burton’s, 20 minutes away. Locals recommend local restaurants Stephen’s Diner, Charlie B’s, Legends Sofa Bar, and Miller Drug Ice Cream & Soda Shoppe.

Happy Medium

Highland Lake has lots to offer, spanning 257 acres and with 15 miles of shoreline.

This lake is perfect for recreation, including boating, skiing, swimming, wildlife viewing, and fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill, channel catfish, sunfish, grass carp, and striped bass.

Also in the community are a community center, a gazebo, a library, a fishing pier, a boat launch, a park, a playground, and a walking trail.

Local Entertainment

The waterpark, Spring Valley Beach, is just under 40 minutes away and has great family-friendly fun. This park offers tons of waterslides, picnic tables, and lockers.

Explore Nature

Rickwood Caverns State Park is a 380-acre state park north of Warrior, Alabama. These caverns are estimated to be 280 million years old. This park offers hiking trails, picnic tables, and a swimming pool.

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.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

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