Clear Creek Recreation Area, Lake Lewis Smith, Alabama

Clear Creek Recreation Area

Bankhead National Forest \ Bankhead Ranger District

Clear Creek is the largest recreation area on Lake Lewis Smith.  You're sure to find what you are looking for here.  Day-use visitors and campers have access to a boat ramp and swim beach. The lake provides excellent fishing for Kentucky Spotted Bass and Hybrid Striped Bass.

There are two trails in the area; the 2.5-mile Raven Interpretive Trail and a 1.5-mile bicycle trail.

It offers a day use group picnic site, a campground and countless ways to enjoy the lake and surrounding area.  Follow the link to check rates, directions and current forest alerts: \ Clear Creek Campground

  • 102 campsites (tents or RV's) are divided between four campground loops with water and electrical hookups
  • RV Waste Station
  • 3 group picnic sites that accommodate up to 50 people each.
  • Day-Use visitors will find a pleasant swimming beach, picnic sites, restrooms, dressing rooms, and warm showers.
  • Aboat ramp for water sport enthusiasts.

Thanks to our Area Manager, Joyce Wooten, for providing the great photos!