William B. Bankhead National Forest
About an hour drive northwest of Birmingham you will discover Lewis Smith Lake. It is the perfect location for water sports, an afternoon picnic, or a relaxing camping escape for the weekend. Bring a friend, your family, or the whole gang. There are day-use, overnight, and water sports facilities for individuals and groups. We operate two areas along the shoreline of the lake. Select a ranger district below to read about our campgrounds and reserve a campsite.