One of the largest man-made lakes in the United States, Lake Martin is a popular recreation area for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, hiking and golfing. Many waterfront neighborhoods and luxury homes are located on Lake Martin. The cities of Alexander City, Dadeville, Jacksons Gap, Eclectic and Camp Hill are nearby.Lake Martin hosts many events throughout the year, including fishing tournaments, a fireworks show on the Fourth of July, Lake Martin Championship Cornhole Tournament, Summer BBQ Social, Fall Festival, Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball Benefitting Lake Martin Area United Way, and spirit of a Hometown Christmas Parade.Lake Martin includes many popular attractions, including eagles nest, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas, and popular islands. The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmark on the lake is Chimney Rock, a large rock formation that resembles a chimney.

What To Do


Lake Martin offers a variety and abundance of sport fish and bait fish for professional anglers and amateur enthusiasts alike.


From hiking and nature trails to lakeside parks, Lake Martin features a plethora of ways to get outdoors and enjoy nature.


Lake Martin boasts many clubs and organizations for watersports enthusiasts from paddleboarding to sailing.