Upper Bear Creek Reservoir


$495KTotal Value
Upper Bear Creek Reservoir, Alabama

Upper Bear Creek Reservoir real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Alabama for lake homes and lake lots.

    Golf Courses
    Haleyville Country Club
    (205) 486-3906
    1331 Airport Rd
    Haleyville , AL 35565
    Pikeville Country Club
    (205) 921-9577
    1310 Country Club Rd
    Guin, AL 35563
    (256) 331-0270
    1832 Country Club Dr
    Russellville , AL 35654
    • Counties: Franklin County, Marion County, Winston County
    • Condos available (No)
    • Permit is required to use the lake.
    • Motorized boats are allowed.
    • Boating restrictions (Yes).
    (256) 332-1611
    15155 Hwy 43
    Russellville, AL 35653
    Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
    5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212
    97 miles away
    Tuscaloose Regional Airport
    7601 R Cardinal Airport Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    82 miles away
    About Upper Bear Creek Reservoir
    Spanning Multiple Counties

    Upper Bear Creek Reservoir was impounded in 1978 and spans 1850 acres. It is conveniently located near Bear Creek, Alabama, and in the corners of Franklin, Winston, and Marion Counties.

    Birmingham and Huntsville are both under two hours away, giving residents options for city exploring.

    The Huntsville International Airport is under 100 miles away, and the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is under 120 miles away. The Lakeland Community Hospital is under 15 miles away.

    On and Around the Lake

    Upper Bear Creek Reservoir extends 14 miles upstream from the dam. It is 30 miles from Upper Bear Creek Dam downstream to Bear Creek Reservoir, the next lake in the four lake chain.

    Trophy-sized black bass is very abundant in this lake, along with crappie, catfish, and bream.

    With several public boat ramps along the shoreline, you can be assured you will find the perfect place to launch off.

    The Bear Creek area is popular with all types of boaters, including canoeists and kayakers. The Bear Creek Floatway, which flows from Upper Bear Creek Dam into Bear Creek Reservoir, is a popular spot for teaching first-timers to negotiate rapids and work with the current.

    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.

    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.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Upper Bear Creek Reservoir is an excellent choice.