Clear Creek Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Clear Creek Recreation Area is one of Alabama's most popular areas, and the largest recreation site located on the shores of Lewis Smith Lake. The area contains modern conveniences for individuals who enjoy camping, picnicking, swimming,  boat launching, hiking and biking. There are four camping loops containing 102 campsites, and single and double units with electrical and water hookups. A children’s playground is provided for campers.

Camping at Clear Creek may be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or visit on-line at All other camping throughout the forest is on a first come, first serve basis.

Call 1-877-444-6777 or visit on-line at to reserve group picnic shelters at Corinth, Houston, and Clear Creek Recreation Areas.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Swimming areas are closed for the 2016 season due to low lake levels effective Wednesday, Sept 7.  We will re-open swimming areas spring 2017. 
Fees Recreation Fee Schedule
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concession

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RV Camping

No. of Sites102

Campground Camping

Reservation InfoCamping fees range from $19-$38 per night $4 per vehicle for day use
No. of Sites102
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


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