Corinth Recreation Area

Double Springs, Alabama

Overview

Located in Bankhead National Forest, Corinth is a popular recreation area on Lake Lewis Smith. It offers a day-use group picnic site, a campground and countless ways to enjoy the lake and surrounding area.

Recreation

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.

Hikers can access the 1.3-mile Bobwhite Trail. Interpretive programs are hosted during the summer.

Facilities

All facilities are wheelchair accessible. Flush toilets, drinking water and showers are offered for both campers and day-use visitors.

The campground offers spacious standard sites with full hookups that can accommodate RVs of any size. Sites contain paved parking spurs, picnic tables, grills and tent pads.

There is a reservable group picnic shelter that can accommodate up to 100 people, as well as 29 first-come, first-served picnic sites.

Natural Features

Bankhead National Forest is located in northwestern Alabama, and its prominent feature is the Sipsey Wilderness. Known as "The Land of a Thousand Waterfalls," it's an area of abundant streams, old-growth forests, limestone bluffs and lush canyons.

Lake Lewis Smith boasts more than 500 miles of shoreline marked by high rock bluffs. The water is clear and deep and provides excellent fishing.

Nearby Attractions

Two nearby attractions within Bankhead National Forest are the Little Natural Bridge and the 19th-century Pine Torch Church. Another popular attraction in the local area is Houston Civil War Jail.

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