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Recreation & Attractions

In addition to Lake Martin, visitors and residents can enjoy many outdoor activities in the Lake Martin area. Attractions include a national military park and one of the largest collections of muscle cars.

Click the tabs below to learn more about the attractions in the Lake Martin area.

Camps and Parks

Camp ASCCA (Jackson's Gap)

Website: www.campascca.org

Camp ASCCA is a needs camp for children and adults with disabilities. The camp is barrier free and allows campers to participate in water activities, horseback riding, rappelling, and other outdoor activities.

Charles E. Baily Sr. Sportplex (Alexander City)

This is a 212-acre park featuring facilities for baseball, softball, football, horse riding, archery, swimming, and soccer. The park also has 12,000 square foot playground, nature trail, and amphitheater.

Children's Harbor Mariners' Adventure Camp (Alexander City)

This camp was developed for children with serious illnesses. The camp hosts several groups throughout the year and general public reservations are also available during time when the camp is not in use.

D.A.R.E. Power Park (Dadeville)

D.A.R.E. Power Park is located on 30 acres near Dadeville. The park has a year-round boat ramp, picnic areas, pavilions, two fishing piers, and a sandy swimming beach.

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park (Dadeville)

Website: www.nps.gov/hobe

This national park cover 2,040 acres and features a driving tour, hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, and bicycling. The road tour features historic markers retelling the story of the final battle in the Creek War, which was fought at Horseshoe Bend. The park also has a museum and monthly living history demonstrations.

Lake Martin Amphitheatre (Alexander City)

The Lake Martin Amphitheatre is the site of many of the region's best-loved musical events each year, including the Alexander City Jazz Festival, Fourth of July Blast Concert and Fireworks, and Labor Day Weekend Concert.

Wind Creek State Park (Alexander City)

Website: http://www.alapark.com/parks/park.cfm?parkid=11

Wind Creek State Park covers 1,445 acres and is located on the shore of Lake Martin. The park has a state-operated campground, marina, picnic areas, hiking trails, and play areas.

Golf Courses

Museums

Wellborn Muscle Car Museum (Alexander City)

Website: www.wellbornmusclecarmuseum.com

This museum features one of the largest collections of muscle cars from the 1960s through the 1970s. Included in the collection is a almost every color of the 1971 Dodge Charger and several rare muscle cars.