Payne Lake Recreation Area

Talladega National Forest - Oakmulgee Ranger District

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Description and Details

Payne Lake Recreation Area offers 110 acres of picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming, and hiking.

Campers can enjoy warm showers, restrooms, electrical hookups, and water.

Nine camping sites were upgraded to include water and electric hookups.

Payne Lake also has an additional numerous camping sites along the shoreline.

Visitors can enjoy 56 sites with modern amenities, and 38 sites for primitive camping. 


Camping fees range from $6-$16 per night

$3 per vehicle for day use

Opening Dates

Open all year


Talladega National Forest, Oakmulgee District
Cynthia Ragland, Ranger
9901 Hwy 5
Brent, AL 35034
(205) 926-9765

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