Lake Oliver


Lake Oliver, Alabama

Located in Alabama, Lake Oliver real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

With 40 miles of shoreline, Lake Oliver is considered a mid-sized Alabama lake.

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  • 40Mi. of Shoreline
  • 19Avg. Depth
  • 50Deepest Depth
  • Counties: Lee County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(334) 509-4177
4401 Riverchase Drive
Phenix City, AL 36867
Columbus Airport
3250 W Britt David Road Columbus, GA 31909
11 miles away
About Lake Oliver
Convenient Location

Lake Oliver lies on the border of Alabama and Georgia. At a little over half an hour from Auburn, Alabama, and less than 20 minutes from Columbus, Georgia, Lake Oliver is never far from the convenience afforded by the cities.

The Columbus Airport is under 20 miles away, and the Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is under 10 miles away for easy travel and medical care.

On the Water Fun

Lake Oliver is a 2,150-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River with plenty of space for all kinds of activities.

Public access to the lake can be found at one marina owned by the City of Columbus and one boat ramp near Goat Rock Dam on the Alabama side.

Local anglers know that Lake Oliver has some of the best fishing in the area. Species here include bass, bluegill, crappie, and sunfish. Anglers can also use the three fish attractor locations on the lake marked with buoys.

Great times at Great Rock

One of the most popular features on Lake Oliver is the Great Rock Recreation Area. Located just beneath the Great Rock Dam on the western shoreline of Lake Oliver, this gorgeous park is a prime location for bank fishing, sightseeing, and picnicking.

Family Fun

Besides the relaxing shores and fish-filled waters of Lake Oliver, the surrounding areas are full of fun for all ages.

The Coca-Cola Space Science Center lies nearby. Visitors can also check out the National Civil War Naval Museum or head to Heritage Park to learn about the industrial heritage of Columbus.

Great Choice for a Lake Home Property

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