Lake Lurleen is a man-made 250-acre lake. It assumes an elongated shape with four major branches and three minor ones. The lake measures nearly one and one-half miles in length and up to one-half mile wide. The deepest portion of the lake is 48 feet.

LAKE FEATURES

  • Types of fish:  largemouth bass, bream, catfish, and crappie
  • Three fishing piers
  • Fishing boat, paddle boat, and canoe rentals
  • Two public boat launching ramps (day use fees apply)
  • Gasoline motors of any size may be operated on the lake
  • No water skiing, jet skiing, tubing, personal watercraft, etc. are allowed
  • No swimming from boats, banks, or camp sites
  • Operator of any mechanically propelled boat (including electric/battery operated trolling motors) must have a valid Boater's License and boat must be registered with current year decals in place
  • Boats prohibited in designated swimming area
  • Each person in boat must have a Coast Guard Approved “Life Jacket”
  • Children under the age of 8 must wear “life jacket” at all times while in a boat
  • All State and Federal Boating Laws apply and are enforced

BOAT RENTAL RATES

  • Paddle Boat (4 person maximum)

         $10 per hour + $10 deposit

  • Canoe (3 person maximum)

         $10 per hour + $10 deposit or $30 per day + $10 deposit

  • Fishing Boat (3 person maximum)

         $15 per day + $10 deposit or 20 per or 24 hour + $10 deposit (REGISTERED CAMPERS ONLY)

BOAT RENTAL RULES

  • Must be 16 years or older to rent a boat (16 year old or older must be in the boat)
  • Each person in boat must have a Coast Guard Approved “Life Jacket”
  • Children under the age of 8 must wear “life jacket” at all times
  • Life jackets and/or paddles provided at no extra cost at time rental
  • Deposit is refundable if boat is returned and on time, and rules are not broken (rules provided at time of rental)
  • Boats not allowed in swimming area
  • No swimming from boats
  • Must have a boaters license to use trolling motor on boats

FISHING

  • Alabama State Fishing License required
  • Fishing allowed by rod and reel, or pole and line only
  • Trot lines, set hooks, gigs, nets, seines, spear guns, bow and arrow, etc. are PROHIBITED
  • Bank fishing after 9 p.m.. allowed from Pier One ONLY (Day Use Fees Apply - use the Honor System located at the back of the entrance building - valid receipt must be in your possession)
  • Fishing boats may launch from the south boat ramp after 9 p.m. (Day Use Fees Apply - use the Honor System located at the back of the entrance building - valid receipt must be in your possession)

DAILY CREEL LIMITS - PER PERSON

    Bass 10

    Catfish 10

    Bream 20

    Crappie 20

CREEL LIMITS SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AND TIME FRAMES - ANY CHANGES WILL BE POSTED AT ENTRANCE STATION

 

For more information call Lake Lurleen State Park Office at (205) 339-1558 or 1-800-ALA-PARK or email lakelurleen.stpk@dcnr.alabama.gov