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Lake Martin Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lake Martin Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lake Martin, Alabama

Also known by the name Cherokee Bluffs, Lake Martin real estate is considered the second largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Alabama.

 

There are typically 240 lake homes for sale on Lake Martin at any given time. The lake will usually have 110 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Lake Martin homes for sale have an average list price of $628,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 750 miles.

Lake Martin Real Estate Agent

Angela VanHouten

Lake Homes Realty

(256) 600-9975

 
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Angela VanHouten

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Lake Homes Realty

(256) 600-9975

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Lake Martin Real Estate

Total Listings
488
Total Value
$258,208,435
Updated as of
05-25-2019

Lake Martin, Alabama

Also known by the name Cherokee Bluffs, Lake Martin real estate is considered the second largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Alabama.

 

There are typically 240 lake homes for sale on Lake Martin at any given time. The lake will usually have 110 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Lake Martin homes for sale have an average list price of $628,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 750 miles.

 

Lake Martin Real Estate for Sale

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Lot 3 Tower Trail Smith Mountain, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 3 Smith Mountain
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Lot 3 Tower Trail Smith Mountain

$178,000

Acreage: 0.54

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Lake Martin, AL

136 Whisper Trace (Lot 7), Tallassee, AL 36078 - Image 1: 2BR/1BA Tiny Home

136 Whisper Trace (Lot 7)

$174,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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Lake Martin, AL

122 Whisper Trace (Lot 6), Tallassee, AL 36078 - Image 1: 2BR/1B Tiny Home

122 Whisper Trace (Lot 6)

$174,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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Lake Martin, AL

209 Hickory Way, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Photo Jan 14, 6 33 30 PM

209 Hickory Way

$170,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1912

Acreage: 0.55

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 16 Bay Pine Rd, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: baypinelot16-1
Waterfront

Lot 16 Bay Pine Rd

$160,700

Acreage: 2

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 4 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 4 Kennebec Aerial 2
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Lot 4 Kennebec

$159,900

Acreage: 1.26

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 32 Lakeview Dr., Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lakeview Lot 32
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Lot 32 Lakeview Dr.

$159,900

Acreage: 0.5

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Lake Martin, AL

15-A Columbine Dr, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: IMG_9758
Waterfront

15-A Columbine Dr

$159,900

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 40 Tomahawk Dr, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: DJI_0413
Waterfront

Lot 40 Tomahawk Dr

$159,000

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 38 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 38 Kennebec Aerial 2
Waterfront

Lot 38 Kennebec

$154,900

Acreage: 1.07

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53 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Precious Tiny house
Waterfront

53 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 1 |  Bathrooms: 1

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61 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: 1BR/1BA tiny house
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61 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 1 |  Bathrooms: 1

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71 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Awesome 2BR/1BA tiny home
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71 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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Lot 17 Hancel Rd, Equality, AL 36026 - Image 1: vvrCy2H+RK6yM0Mq6eu0Mg
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Lot 17 Hancel Rd

$150,000

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Lot 40 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 40 Kennebec Aerial 1
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Lot 40 Kennebec

$149,900

Acreage: 1.2

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27 Eagle Peak Circle, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1

27 Eagle Peak Circle

$149,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1450

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Lake Martin, AL

315 4th Retreat, Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1: DSC_0597

315 4th Retreat

$149,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 700

Acreage: 1.86

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Lot 1A Parson Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lake Martin lot for sale in manoy creek
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Lot 1A Parson Lane

$140,000

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Lot 9 MANOY COVE Dr, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 9 Manoy Cove
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Lot 9 MANOY COVE Dr

$139,900

Acreage: 1.24

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90 2nd Retreat ., Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1
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90 2nd Retreat .

$139,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1350

Acreage: 0.29

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Lake Martin, AL


About Lake Martin

Short trip from Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery

Considered by many to be the "South's best kept secret," Lake Martin is conveniently located in east Alabama.

 

This lake is only a short drive from Birmingham, Atlanta, Montgomery and Auburn.

 

Among Largest Man-Made Lakes, with 750 Miles of Shoreline

One of the largest man-made lakes in the country, Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres with more than 750 miles of wooded shoreline in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties of east central Alabama.

 

Clear Water, Boating, Swimming, Camping, Skiing and Golf

Lake Martin is known for its clear water, gorgeous landscape, along with many interesting islands and unique rock formations.

 

It's popular across the South as an excellent location for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, camping and golfing.

 

The 1,455-acre Wind Creek State Park provides some 600 campsites, a marina, hiking trails, a fishing pier, and many great picnic spots.

 

Tournaments, Festivals and Fireworks

Lake Martin hosts a number of annual events, including fishing tournaments and a fireworks show on the Fourth of July.

 

The Alexander City Jazz Festival is a June event that takes place in both the Lake Martin Amphitheatre and downtown Alexander City.

 

In 2009 Lake Martin was the main site of AquaPalooza, "the world's largest boating party."

 

Explore Beaches, Restaurants, "Kowaliga," Amazing Rock Formations and More!

There is much to explore at Lake Martin, eagles' nests, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas and popular islands.

 

The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmarks on the lake are Chimney Rock and Acapulco Rock, two large natural formations.

 

This area was part of the Tallapoosa River gorge before the lake was built, and the water here can be more than 150 feet deep.

 

When completed in 1926, "Cherokee Bluffs" was the largest man-made body of water in the world. It was renamed ten years later for then-president of Alabama Power, Thomas Martin.

 

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

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Off Market Properties

Lake Martin Amenities

Marinas

Russell Marine-The Ridge Marina

(334) 857-2741

Website

 

Marina Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010

 

Harbor Pointe Marina

(256) 825-0600

Website

 

397 Marina Point Rd

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Lakeside Marina

(256) 825-9286

Website

 

7361 AL-49

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Golf Courses

Lake Winds Golf Course

(256) 825-9860

Website

 

95 Co Rd 40

Jacksons Gap, AL 36861

 

Stillwater Golf and Country Club

(256) 825-1353

Website

 

797 Moonbrook Dr

Dadeville, AL 36853

Private

 

Campgrounds

Wind Creek State Park

(256) 329-0845

Website

 

4325 AL-128

Alexander City, AL 35010

Lake Martin Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Coosa County, Elmore County, Tallapoosa County

Alternate lake name: Cherokee Bluffs

Dam name: Martin Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1926

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Apr - Sep

Water drops: 7 ft

Acreage covered: 44,000

Miles of shoreline: 750

Average lake depth: 41 ft

Deepest lake depth: 150 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lake Martin Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Boat must be under certain length

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct/enhance, existing structures grandfathered in

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Lake Martin

Russell Medical Center

3316 US-280

Alexander City, AL 35010

(256) 825-7821

Website

Other Lake Martin Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, White Bass, Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: Alexander City Jazz Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, constant fishing competitions. AquaPalooza,

Sailing clubs: Dixie Sailing Club, StillWaters Yacht Club

Interesting facts: Formerly the largest man-made lake in the world.

Known for: Interesting rock formations, clear water, hundreds of miles of shoreline.

History: Formed by the construction of Martin Dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world at time. It was originally known as Cherokee Bluffs. In 1936 the lake was renamed in honor of Thomas Martin, the then-president of Alabama Power Company.

Number of public boat ramps: 19

Nearest Airports to Lake Martin

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35212

92 miles away

Minor

Thomas C Russell Field

997 TC Russell Drive, Alexander City, AL 35010

17 miles away

Lot 3 Tower Trail Smith Mountain, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 3 Smith Mountain
Waterfront

Lot 3 Tower Trail Smith Mountain

$178,000

Acreage: 0.54

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136 Whisper Trace (Lot 7), Tallassee, AL 36078 - Image 1: 2BR/1BA Tiny Home

136 Whisper Trace (Lot 7)

$174,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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122 Whisper Trace (Lot 6), Tallassee, AL 36078 - Image 1: 2BR/1B Tiny Home

122 Whisper Trace (Lot 6)

$174,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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209 Hickory Way, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Photo Jan 14, 6 33 30 PM

209 Hickory Way

$170,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1912

Acreage: 0.55

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Lot 16 Bay Pine Rd, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: baypinelot16-1
Waterfront

Lot 16 Bay Pine Rd

$160,700

Acreage: 2

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Lot 4 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 4 Kennebec Aerial 2
Waterfront

Lot 4 Kennebec

$159,900

Acreage: 1.26

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Lot 32 Lakeview Dr., Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lakeview Lot 32
Waterfront

Lot 32 Lakeview Dr.

$159,900

Acreage: 0.5

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15-A Columbine Dr, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: IMG_9758
Waterfront

15-A Columbine Dr

$159,900

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Lot 40 Tomahawk Dr, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: DJI_0413
Waterfront

Lot 40 Tomahawk Dr

$159,000

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Lot 38 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 38 Kennebec Aerial 2
Waterfront

Lot 38 Kennebec

$154,900

Acreage: 1.07

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53 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Precious Tiny house
Waterfront

53 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 1 |  Bathrooms: 1

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61 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: 1BR/1BA tiny house
Waterfront

61 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 1 |  Bathrooms: 1

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71 Ponder Camp Road, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Awesome 2BR/1BA tiny home
Waterfront

71 Ponder Camp Road

$150,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1

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Lot 17 Hancel Rd, Equality, AL 36026 - Image 1: vvrCy2H+RK6yM0Mq6eu0Mg
Waterfront

Lot 17 Hancel Rd

$150,000

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Lot 40 Kennebec, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Lot 40 Kennebec Aerial 1
Waterfront

Lot 40 Kennebec

$149,900

Acreage: 1.2

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27 Eagle Peak Circle, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1

27 Eagle Peak Circle

$149,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1450

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315 4th Retreat, Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1: DSC_0597

315 4th Retreat

$149,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 700

Acreage: 1.86

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Lot 1A Parson Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lake Martin lot for sale in manoy creek
Waterfront

Lot 1A Parson Lane

$140,000

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Lot 9 MANOY COVE Dr, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 9 Manoy Cove
Waterfront

Lot 9 MANOY COVE Dr

$139,900

Acreage: 1.24

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90 2nd Retreat ., Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1
New Listing

90 2nd Retreat .

$139,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1350

Acreage: 0.29

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About Lake Martin

Short trip from Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery

Considered by many to be the "South's best kept secret," Lake Martin is conveniently located in east Alabama, only a short drive from Birmingham, Atlanta, Montgomery and Auburn.

 

Among Largest Man-Made Lakes, with 750 Miles of Shoreline

One of the largest man-made lakes in the country, Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres with more than 750 miles of wooded shoreline in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties of east central Alabama.

 

Clear Water, Boating, Swimming, Camping, Skiing and Golf

Lake Martin is known for its clear water, gorgeous landscape, along with many interesting islands and unique rock formations.

 

It's popular across the South as an excellent location for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, camping and golfing.

 

The 1,455-acre Wind Creek State Park provides some 600 campsites, a marina, hiking trails, a fishing pier, and many great picnic spots.

 

Tournaments, Festivals and Fireworks

Lake Martin hosts a number of annual events, including fishing tournaments and a fireworks show on the Fourth of July.

 

The Alexander City Jazz Festival is a June event that takes place in both the Lake Martin Amphitheatre and downtown Alexander City.

 

In 2009 Lake Martin was the main site of AquaPalooza, "the world's largest boating party."

 

Explore Beaches, Restaurants, "Kowaliga," Amazing Rock Formations and More!

There is much to explore at Lake Martin, eagles' nests, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas and popular islands.

 

The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmarks on the lake are Chimney Rock and Acapulco Rock, two large natural formations.

 

This area was part of the Tallapoosa River gorge before the lake was built, and the water here can be more than 150 feet deep.

 

When completed in 1926, "Cherokee Bluffs" was the largest man-made body of water in the world. It was renamed ten years later for then-president of Alabama Power, Thomas Martin.

 

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

Lake Martin Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Coosa County, Elmore County, Tallapoosa County

Alternate lake name: Cherokee Bluffs

Dam name: Martin Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1926

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Apr - Sep

Water drops: 7 ft

Acreage covered: 44,000

Miles of shoreline: 750

Average lake depth: 41 ft

Deepest lake depth: 150 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lake Martin Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Boat must be under certain length

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct/enhance, existing structures grandfathered in

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Lake Martin

Russell Medical Center

3316 US-280

Alexander City, AL 35010

(256) 825-7821

Website

Other Lake Martin Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, White Bass, Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: Alexander City Jazz Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, constant fishing competitions. AquaPalooza,

Sailing clubs: Dixie Sailing Club, StillWaters Yacht Club

Interesting facts: Formerly the largest man-made lake in the world.

Known for: Interesting rock formations, clear water, hundreds of miles of shoreline.

History: Formed by the construction of Martin Dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world at time. It was originally known as Cherokee Bluffs. In 1936 the lake was renamed in honor of Thomas Martin, the then-president of Alabama Power Company.

Number of public boat ramps: 19

Nearest Airports to Lake Martin

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35212

92 miles away

Minor

Thomas C Russell Field

997 TC Russell Drive, Alexander City, AL 35010

17 miles away

Lake Martin Amenities

Marinas

Russell Marine-The Ridge Marina

(334) 857-2741

Website

 

Marina Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010

 

Harbor Pointe Marina

(256) 825-0600

Website

 

397 Marina Point Rd

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Lakeside Marina

(256) 825-9286

Website

 

7361 AL-49

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Golf Courses

Lake Winds Golf Course

(256) 825-9860

Website

 

95 Co Rd 40

Jacksons Gap, AL 36861

 

Stillwater Golf and Country Club

(256) 825-1353

Website

 

797 Moonbrook Dr

Dadeville, AL 36853

Private

 

Campgrounds

Wind Creek State Park

(256) 329-0845

Website

 

4325 AL-128

Alexander City, AL 35010