CORINTH RECREATION AREA, AL

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.Bankhead National Forest is located in northwestern Alabama, and its prominent...
Status: Open through Mon Oct 13 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Be sure to reserve a site that will accommodate your equipment. The site you reserve is your site. You may not move to another site.
  • Gatehouse hours are 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. The Day Use Area is open from 8 a.m. until dusk. After-hours access is available by calling ahead, (205) 489-3165
  • Alcohol is not allowed in park
  • Campground has a two tent maximum per single site. Two vehicles are included in the site fee. There is a fee for additional vehicles that will be collected at the campground.
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FIRE STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 50 Back-In
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

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.

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.

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.

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.

Booking Window

GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

Fri Sep 26 2014 - Tue Sep 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Fri Sep 26 2014 - Sun Mar 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Mar 14 2014 Mon Oct 13 2014
Peak Fri Mar 13 2015 Mon Oct 12 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Educational Programs
  • Electric Hookups
  • Entrance Station
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Ice Machine
  • Jet Skiing
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Pay Phone
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Showers
  • Tent Pads
  • Water Skiing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
Annual Day Use Pass is available for $30.

Day use fee is $4.00 with a $.50 fee per person over 6 people.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Mar 14 2014 -
Oct 13 2014
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $35.00
Peak Season
Mar 13 2015 -
Oct 12 2015
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $40.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.105, -87.32
34°6'18"N, 87°19'12"W

From Double Springs, Alabama, take Highway 278 east for about 5 miles, then turn south on County Road 57 and continue for about 3 miles to the Corinth Recreation Area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

CORINTH RECREATION AREA
2540 COUNTY ROAD 57 DBL SPRING
DOUBLE SPRINGS  AL  35553

Phone Number:

Information:  (205)489-3165