Parks and recreation sites are now open during regular business hours. All Alabama Power lake offices remain closed. Go here to learn more, including how you can still request permits.

Volunteers to Clean Smith Lake

The Renew Our Rivers Smith Lake cleanup is Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18. Alabama Power, Bankhead National Forest and Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy Inc. have coordinated this cleanup. Volunteers are asked to report at 9:00 a.m. at...

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Start-Up Kit: Catch Fish Today

Late spring and early summer are a great time to be fishing on Alabama lakes and rivers. Several things are happening in the water that will increase your chances of catching lots of fish — and maybe even a trophy...

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New to the lake? We’ve got tips for you.

Few things show off what’s special about Alabama like a weekend trip to the lake. Whether you’re looking for scenic views, rowdy fun or some old-fashioned Southern hospitality, there’s something for everyone along Alabama’s shorelines. If you’re a little overwhelmed...

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Renew Our Rivers expands beyond the shore

For more than 15 years, Renew Our Rivers cleanups have removed more than 10.4 million pounds of trash from Alabama lakes and waterways. Now, a group of citizens in communities around Lake Martin have begun to expand these cleanups to...

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Memorial Day Events Round-Up

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer for families all across the country, and nothing evokes summer in Alabama quite like a day spent on the lake. Kick off the summer at one of these events on our lakes...

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