Smith Lake Homes for Sale
The Most Beautiful Lake in North Alabama!
Like a diamond the is deep, clear, and blue Lewis Smith Lake is one of Alabama’s treasures. Located in North-Central Alabama, Smith Lake covers 21,000 acres in Cullman, Winston, and Walker County. The 300-foot high dam, completed in 1961 by Alabama Power Company, impounds the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River to form the lake. Lewis Smith Dam is one of the largest earthen dams in the eastern United States. With 500 miles of shoreline, and a watershed area of 944 square miles, Smith Lake has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy. At full pool the lake has a water level of 510 feet.
Smith Lake is known for its clean, clear water and beautiful landscapes that all the residents enjoy. Nearby towns include Bremen, Crane Hill and Dodge City in Cullman County; Curry and Jasper in Walker County; and Addison, Arley, Houston, and Double Springs in Winston County. If you are looking for Smith Lake homes for sale you will find some of the most beautiful homes with gorgeous view of the lake.
Relax on Smith Lake
Sunbathing, Fishing, Kayaking, and Bed and Breakfast
If you are looking to relax what better place to do it than Smith Lake. You can enjoy sunbathing on a dock while listening to the calm water, or maybe read a book on the porch with a glass of sweet tea, while enjoying the sunset. If this is your pace then check out the Smith Lake Bed and Breakfast. There you can enjoy complimentary use of bicycles, fishing gear, paddleboards, kayaks, and floating dock with swim deck.
If your idea of relaxing is casting a reel from a boat or dock, Smith Lake is home to some record breaking fish. If you typically fish a shallow, stained body of water, then your first trip onto Smith Lake can be intimidating. Watching your depth finder jump to 200 plus feet can leave you feeling lost. However, like most lakes, the majority of bass, bream and crappie fishing is done by casting to the numerous large rocks and fallen trees along the shoreline. With 500 plus miles of shoreline, it isn’t that difficult to find fish. An hour north of Birmingham or south of Huntsville and just off I-65, the lake is not difficult to find.
Excitement on the Lake
Fitness, Paddle Boarding, Fly Smith Lake
Hanging out barbecuing with friends and family is some of the best time spent on the lake. But for those who need more of an adrenaline rush now and again, water sport can do just the trick. Over at Fly Smith Lake you can strap on jet stream boots and see the lake from a different view. With an instructor close by, you will learn how to maneuver in and out of the water with the jetpack.
If your looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy head over to Smith Lake Paddle Boards. There you can purchase, rent, or schedule a lesson for you and the whole family. Paddle Boarding is a great way to see the lake, and get in some good exercise. Sliding over the crystal clear water of Smith Lake is always a great way to start or end any day on the lake.