Due to Alabama's COVID-19 state of emergency, all Alabama Power lake offices are temporarily closed. Our focus is and will always be safety first and to maintain the well-being and health of our customers, employees and communities. Go here to learn more, including how you can still request permits.

Recreation

A love of the outdoors plays a central role in the lives and culture of Alabamians. That is why we focus on protecting our state’s natural resources and promoting their recreational enjoyment on many of the lakes and lands we manage.
Alabama Power – with the help of numerous partners – is able to provide more than 45 public recreation sites on the 11 reservoirs it manages across the state. These sites include five day-use facilities, dozens of boat ramps and handicap-accessible hunting and fishing opportunities that provide open access to the beauty and fun of the state’s abundant natural resources. The majority of Alabama Power’s recreation sites are “carry-in, carry-out” and no trash cans are provided. Visitors are asked to come prepared to take their trash along with them.

View recreational facilities and activities by lake with our helpful guide and map. View Guide

Fishing

Learn what fish you’ll find and where to catch them.

Hunting

Join others who enjoy hunting on Alabama Power properties.

The Preserves

Learn about our natural spaces and parks that offer a variety of unique outdoor activities around the lakes.

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A note about COVID-19 regarding lake offices and recreational sites

We continue to monitor the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Our focus is and will always be safety first. To maintain the well-being and health of our customers, employees ...

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