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Welcome to a Sportsman’s Paradise

Visiting our region, one can find a multitude of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and so many others. Some activities may require licenses or permits. Find those and other information at ”Alabama Outdoors.”

  • Lake Eufaula

    Walter F. George Lock and Dam
    In 1963 the Army Corps of Engineers created the Walter F. George Reservoir (aka Lake Eufaula to Alabama residents, Lake George to our friends in Georgia, and Walter F. George Lake to others) which is the Chattahoochee River backed up behind the lock and dam at Ft. Gaines, Georgia. At 88 feet high, the Walter F. George Lock and Dam is the second highest lock lift east of the Mississippi River.

    Lake Eufaula Fishing Guide
    Tracy Beall, USCG Licensed
    Call: (334) 687-2245 or (334) 703-2570

    Hawk’s Guide Service
    Sam Williams, USCG Licensed
    Call: (334) 687-6266

    Lake Eufaula Guide Service
    Call: (334) 687-9595

    Purchase fishing license
    • Lakepoint Marina - (334) 687-6676
    • Walmart - (334) 687-2218
    • Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources online at

    Walter F. George Resource Manager’s Office
    This interpretive center orients visitors around Ft. Gaines with the help of displays and brochures. Located 2 miles north of Fort Gaines on Georgia State Highway 39. Call: (229) 768-3516
    Open: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern
    Saturday - Sunday 9:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Eastern

    • Current Lake Level 

    • Hydropower Generation Schedule

  • Parks

    Lake Point Resort State Park & Convention Center
    104 Lakepoint Drive
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-8011

    Old Creek Town Park
    1198 Lake Drive
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-1213
    This 205-acre public park located directly on Lake Eufaula includes a baseball /softball complex, boat launch, sandy beach, and bathhouse, nature trail, scenic lake drive, picnic area, the community built “Playground of dreams,” and a newly refurbished pier that is handicap accessible.

    Splash Pad Park
    Maintained by the City of Eufaula, the Splash Pad Park is located at 333 East Broad Street, next to the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, the Eufaula Splash Pad Park is one of the newest additions to our city attractions. The park is open daily (seasonally) 10 am - 5 pm to children under 12 years of age. Adult supervision is required. Appropriate swimwear is required. Note: the park may close, without notice, for regular maintenance.

    U.S. Corps of Engineer Parks
    There are 13 Corps of Engineers day-use parks and 4 campgrounds on Walter F. George Lake, a great place to camp, fish, boat, and picnic. The lake sometimes referred to as Lake Eufaula, extends 85 miles along the Chattahoochee River and borders the States of Alabama and Georgia. With 640 miles of shoreline, Walter F. George Lake offers plenty of room for all of your favorite camping, outdoor, and water-related activities.

    Kendallwood Park
    Nestled between historic Barbour and Broad Streets due north of the Cato-Thorne Home, the park features a variety of plants, labeled by their scientific and common names, that attract birds and butterflies. Neighborhood associations, along with the help of the Eufaula Water and Sewer Board and the Horticulture Department, maintain this plant and butterfly park.

    Blue Springs State Park
    The centerpiece of this unique, 103-acre park is a swimming pool fed with crystal clear water from an underground spring. At all times of the year, the water remains at a cool 58 degrees, which is particularly comforting in a hot Alabama summer. Located in the western portion of Barbour County, on State Highway 10, the park also offers picnic tables, tennis courts, campgrounds, a comfort station, a playground, and a softball field. Visit: Blue Springs State Park

  • Hunting

    You may obtain an up-to-date listing of Alabama’s hunting seasons, limits, other information, or purchase a license by visiting “Outdoor Alabama” online.

    Area Hunting Sites open to public
    Barbour County Wildlife Management Area
    Located near Clayton, Alabama off Barbour County Road 49. This area offers outstanding deer, turkey, and quail hunting opportunities, a picnic area, and a concession building. Pay according to activity, no charge for use of the picnic area.

    Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge
    Hunting is permitted for dove, deer, waterfowl, squirrel, and rabbit. state and federal laws apply.
    Refuge Manager/Visitor Center
    509 Old Highway 165
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027

  • Hunting Lodges

    Hawkins Ridge Lodge
    Family Owned And Operated Hunting Lodge For Your Trophy Bucks & Turkeys.
    (334) 687-6820 
    (334) 687-2645

    Oak Ridge Hunting Lodge
    A family-owned and operated lodge located in Barbour County, Alabama, a county nationally recognized for its whitetail deer hunting and turkey hunting.
    (334) 266-5346
    (334) 301-8021

  • Camping

    Blue Springs State Park
    2595 Highway 10
    Clio, Alabama 36017
    (334) 397-4875

    Lake Eufaula Campground
    151 West Chewalla Creek Drive
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-4425

    Lakepoint State Park Resort
    104 Lakepoint Drive
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-6676

    White Oak Creek Campground
    395 Highway 95
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-3101

  • Boating

  • National Wildlife Refuge

    The Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964, thereby creating a protected habitat for endangered and threatened species, as well as for wintering waterfowl and other migratory species. spanning 11,184 acres on both sides of the Chattahoochee River, the diverse refuge includes wetlands, croplands, woodlands, and grasslands, which are home to such animals as the bald eagle, American alligator, bobcat, and the peregrine falcon, along with the more common quail, armadillo, and beaver.

    A seven-mile auto tour route, two observation platforms, a one-third-mile walking trail, youth hunts, fishing, photography, and other opportunities are available daily. for educational programs, hunting and fishing regulations, and all other regulations on the refuge, contact the Visitor Station.

    Refuge Manager/Visitor Station
    509 Old Highway 165
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-4065
    Visit: Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge
    The Refuge is open daily during daylight hours.
    Office/Visitor Station is open Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Lakepoint State Park

    This picturesque, recently renovated, 1,220-acre state park is conveniently located just 7 miles north of Eufaula on Highway 431, adjacent to the Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge. With a wide array of activities, there is something for everyone. Angle for largemouth bass on Lake Eufaula or relax around a campfire. Enjoy an old-fashioned picnic while the kids explore the playgrounds. Take advantage of the full-service marina with an afternoon boat ride. Lakepoint is more than a fisherman's paradise!

    Facilities include:
    • Resort motel overlooking the lake
    • Conference center with six meeting/banquet rooms
    • Cabins – 29 cabins: two or four bedrooms available
    • Campgrounds - water, electric hook-ups, sewage, bathhouses
    • Marina - boat rental, overnight docking, permanent storage, fuel dock, & boat launching
    • Hiking trails - throughout the woods
    picnic area - grills, tables, pavilions, & playground
    • Tennis courts - lighted and all-weather
    • Swimming pool - for guests only
    • Restaurant and lounge

    Lakepoint Resort State Park
    104 Lakepoint Drive
    Eufaula, Alabama 36027
    (334) 687-8011