Pickwick Lake


$6.2MTotal Value
Pickwick Lake, Alabama

Pickwick Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Alabama for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 10 Pickwick Lake homes for sale, and 20 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Pickwick Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $367,000.

One of Alabama's largest lakes, Pickwick Lake has 496 miles of shoreline. The lake is also known as Pickwick Reservoir,

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  • 496Mi. of Shoreline
  • 21Avg. Depth
  • 59Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Pickwick Dam
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Water Drops
    4 ft
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
Buzzard Roost Campground
(256) 810-2856
901 Riverton Rose Trail
Cherokee, AL 35615
(256) 360-2764
9395 Riverton Rose Trail
Cherokee, AL 35616
(256) 768-1555
100 Hart Park Way
Waterloo , AL 35677
  • Counties: Colbert County, Hardin County, Lauderdale County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
(662) 423-6051
1777 Curtis Dr
Iuka, MS 38852
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Why, Birmingham AL 35212
Roscoe Turner
Airport Rd, Corinth, MS 38834
48 miles away
About Pickwick Lake
On the Tennessee River

Pickwick Lake is the reservoir created by the Pickwick Dam and the Wilson Dam as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority. This beautiful lake is between Memphis, TN (2hrs and 30 min) and Huntsville, AL (2hrs and 15 min). Located just 32 minutes away, the North Alabama Medical Center is a 263-bed facility dedicated to providing top-quality care. This hospital is staffed with over 200 physicians who represent over 42 specialty areas of medicine. The Huntsville International Airport is the largest airport in North Alabama serving roughly 1.2 million travelers annually. This airport offers a variety of amenities and is only 2 hours away from Pickwick Lake.

On the Waters

Pickwick Lake stretches a large 43,000 acres with a 500-mile long shoreline. This offers plenty of opportunities for fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and swimming. Pickwick Lake has excellent sportfishing areas, including the Wilson Dam tailwater at the upper end of the reservoir, noted for record-size smallmouth bass and catfish. Anglers fishing on Pickwick can be lucky to find smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, and more!

What’s Around

Pickwick Lake is an excellent place for camping as the 500-mile shoreline is home to a large variety of campgrounds and parks. Pickwick Landing State Park is located just south of Pickwick Dam. Noted for its excellent water recreation, the lake and river offer fishing, boating, swimming, and a marina. Accommodations in the park include a lodge, restaurant, cabins, and camping. Located just 40 minutes from Pickwick Lake, Luka, Mississippi large selection of restaurants and eateries. Country Squire, Farmhouse Restaurant, and Donna’s Italian Beef are just a few of the locally recognized restaurants in the area.

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.

Why Pickwick Lake?

With such a large size and excellent location, Pickwick Lake would make a great choice for your next lake property.