Corinth Recreation Area

Area Status: Open

The Corinth Recreation Area is a state-of-the art campground located on the on the shores of the upper part of Lewis Smith Lake in Winston County. Initially built in the 1960s and renovated in 1998 it offers facilities for individual and group camping, picnicking, swimming, and boat launching.  

Visit to make a reservation. Camping at this location is by reservation only. For additional information please call 205-300-1513.

Check-out time for Corinth is no later than 12:00pm the day of departure. Check-in time is no earlier than 2:00pm. This 2 hour window allows our staff adequate time to clean and maintain each site.

Two camping loops contain 52 campsites, with electrical, water, and sewer hookups. There are four bathhouses, with warm showers, serving the camping areas. A boat ramp is provided for campers. An entrance station with an electronic gate is available to control access to the campground. Corinth also offers eight rustic tent camping sites with nearby community hydrants and a bathhouse. No garbage bins are in the campground; users are required to pack out trash and deposit it in the dumpsters by the dump station.  ADA accessible sites are available. 

The day use portion of the recreation area focuses on the swimming beach, served by a bathhouse with an outdoor beach shower. Twenty-nine family picnic sites are available nearby, and paved access paths connect all. Near the beach is a 100-person group picnic pavilion, with a flush toilet that serves both it and a portion of the picnic sites. A 1.25-mile hiking path is located along the shoreline of the lake. A year-round boat launch is available, with an SST vault toilet; and it has boat/trailer parking. A separate boat launch is available to the campground.  


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservations are available starting Feb. 10, 2023 for camping season: March 12 - October 31, 2023. The Boat Ramp is open all year with a Day Pass to the Boat Ramp. 
Reservations: Single/Tent = $18.00 - $36.00 per night. Day use fee $10 per vehicle. 
Fees: Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: Early March
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: In case of emergencies and/or road-side assistance, please contact 911.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 52
Reservation Info Single/Tent = $18.00 - $36.00 per night. Day use fee $10 per vehicle. 
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

RV Camping

No. of Sites 52

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Group Picnicking

Boating - Motorized


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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