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Little Bear Creek Reservoir


Little Bear Creek Reservoir, Alabama

Little Bear Creek Reservoir real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Alabama.

Also called Little Bear Reservoir , this lake is a mid-sized Alabama lake and has 45 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, is only 101 miles away.

  • 45Mi. of Shoreline
  • 16Avg. Depth
  • 84Deepest Depth
  • Year Built
  • Managed By
    Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
(256) 768-1299
1050 Clayborn Liles Dr
Florence , AL 35630
(256) 729-1322
6049 Bay Village Dr
Athens , AL 35611
Rock Creek Marina
(256) 747-1148
288 Co Rd 4010
Crane Hill, AL 35053
(256) 737-7131
175 Co Rd 312
Cullman , AL 35057
(256) 381-1680
700 Tennessee River Dr
Muscle Shoals , AL 35661
Golf Courses
(256) 381-1232
1311 E 6th St
Muscle Shoals , AL 35661
Haleyville Country Club
(205) 486-3906
1331 Airport Rd
Haleyville , AL 35565
Tennessee Valley Country Club
(256) 383-3689
101 Maple St
Tuscumbia , AL 35674
(256) 331-0270
1832 Country Club Dr
Russellville , AL 35654
(256) 637-8735
985 County Road 595
Courtland , AL 35618
Sleepy Hollow Camp Ground
(205) 483-7947
174 Sleepy Holler Cir
Cordova , AL 35550
  • Counties: Franklin County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass
  • History: Originally impounded for mostly flood control and drinking water purposes.
(256) 332-1611
15155 US-43
Russellville, AL 35653
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212
101 miles away
Double Sprigs-Winston County Airport
Double Springs, AL 35553
36 miles away
    About Little Bear Creek Reservoir
    Located in Franklin County, Alabama

    Little Bear Creek Reservoir is situated entirely in Franklin County in northwestern Alabama. The Bear Creek System of dams were built to provide flood control, water supply, and recreation opportunities in the area.

    Wooded Escape Near Russellville

    Little Bear Creek is tucked into the forests of West Alabama just 20 miles from Russellville. Its scenic views and proximity to the city make it an appealing escape for families, retirees, and vacationers alike. In Russellville, you will have access to a selection of restaurants, shops, and hotels along with, Walmart, and more.

    Boating, Fishing, Swimming, and More

    With so many branches and coves, Little Bear Creek Reservoir is a boater’s paradise. There are three public access points, so kayakers and canoers have lots to see around the forested shores while boaters can cascade around the open waters. Home to healthy populations of largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and black bass, the lake is just as appealing to anglers. Elliott Branch Campground and Williams Hollow Campground are located on the lake.

    Beyond the Lake

    The Bankhead National Forest sits just below Russellville. There, you will find a massive amount of land cut by dirt roads and hiking trails. With around 1,000 waterfalls, it is an exciting place to explore. Dismals Canyon Park is home to “The Canyon,” a national natural landmark. The park features trails and boardwalks around the canyon floor.

    Get to Know Huntsville

    Under 80 miles away, the bustling city of Huntsville has many different points of interest. One popular attraction is The 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 Straight To Ale.

    A True Alabama Beauty

    Purchase property on Little Bear Creek Reservoir to enjoy the lake, wilderness, and wildlife with the company of your loved ones.

    Hospitals and Transportation

    Red Bay Hospital- is located about 15 minutes from the area and provides 24-hour service. The nearest major airport is Huntsville International Airport, located about an hour and 20 minutes from the area.

    Experience Little Bear Creek Reservoir - AL

    If you enjoy being surrounded by the tranquil atmosphere of nature and soaking in breathtaking vistas, this is the spot for you. Escape to Alabama's wild side and take advantage of all that Little Bear Creek Reservoir has to offer.