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This Jaw Dropping Place In Alabama Will Blow You Away

There are many jaw-dropping places located throughout Alabama, but one place in particular will absolutely blow you away. This particular place is Lake Martin.

Ahhh…lake life. It doesn’t get much better than that, especially here in Alabama. Lake Martin, located in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties, is 44,000 acres with more than 750 miles of wooded shoreline. It’s one of the largest man-made lakes in the U.S. and is a popular area for swimming, boating, water skiing, etc.┬áLake Martin has become a weekend getaway for many families from the South. There are also numerous multimillion-dollar residences located on the lake. Oh, to be so lucky!

Lake Martin is as beautiful as it gets! And for whatever reason you want to spend time on Lake Martin, whether it’s to play on the water or relax under the shade, you can do it all (and then some) at this jaw-dropping place that Alabama is proud to call their very own.

Lake Martin hosts many events throughout the year, including the paddle board race below. How fun does that look? Sign me up!

There are also many popular attractions located on Lake Martin, including its most recognized landmark – Chimney Rock (pictured below). Chimney Rock is a large rock formation that resembles a chimney. Thousands of boaters visit this popular spot yearly to watch people climb up 60 feet and jump off into the water.

And we mustn’t forget about sunsets. Watching the sun go down on Lake Martin is one of the greatest things you’ll ever experience. For further proof, look at the photos below. Aren’t these sunsets gorgeous? What an incredible way to end the day.

Lake Martin truly is a beautiful place! Have you been lucky enough to spend time on this amazing lake?

Jennifer
Jennifer is the Alabama staff writer for Only In Your State.