Where to camp near Wheeler Lake AL

Not much can compete with the natural beauty of Wheeler Lake in the summer months. When you decide where to camp near Wheeler Lake AL, you’ll be able to find quite a few different activities in the area to occupy your time when you’re not relaxing.


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Wheeler Lake is the second largest lake in the state of Alabama, spanning around 70 miles! There’s more to do around Wheeler Park than you can fit into one weekend! The lake is one of the top fishing reservoirs in the state. It’s full of smallmouth and largemouth bass, blue catfish, bluegill, sunfish, and crappie.

Joe Wheeler State Park

Joe Wheeler State Park sits on the Tennessee River and features a host of outdoor activities that include hiking and biking. The park features 116 campsites, with 110 of those sites complete with full water hookups, electricity, and sewer. If you like camping with your own tent, there’s room for that too!

Wheeler Lake Campground

Wheeler Lake Campground is located near Decatur in the Mallard Creek Rec Area. The campground is located directly on Joe Wheeler Lake and Mallard Creek, which feeds directly into the Tennessee River.

More Campgrounds near Wheeler Lake AL

Cullman Campgrounds
Good Hope Campground
Hicks White Top Campground
Point Mallard Park
Ditto Landing
West Valley


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Lodging near Lake Wheeler AL

Sometimes you want to enjoy the serenity of nature without actually sleeping in it. It’s a good thing there are a few great places to shack up around Wheeler Lake!

Lucy’s Branch Marina

Lucy’s Branch Marina is located right on the Tennessee River at Wheeler Lake.

Joe Wheeler State Park Cottages, Cabins, and Resort Lodge

In addition to over one hundred camping sites, Joe Wheeler State Park also features lakeside cottages and cabins.