Explore Everything The Outdoors Has to Offer

Discover The

Great Outdoors

Imagine an outdoor playground where anything is possible. Where you can swim in more than 40,000 acres of crystal blue water, fish without a worry on your mind, and satisfy your daring side on water skis and wakeboards. With nearly 900 miles of beautiful shoreline and endless coves to discover, it's little wonder this place is considered the hidden jewel of Alabama.

But, your outdoor adventures won’t stop when you return to shore. The surrounding Russell Forest comprises 25,000 acres of lush hardwoods and pines, intermittent streams, native wildlife and more than 100 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails.

Boating & Water Sports

Imagine your perfect day out on the water: the sun shining down, warming your skin, the wind blowing through your hair, your kids and grandkids laughing on inner tubes behind the boat...These are the kinds of experiences you can expect at Lake Martin. Russell Marine has everything you need for fun on the lake.

Willow Point Golf & Country Club

Looking out onto Lake Martin as you land that perfect shot on the green—the feeling simply can't be matched.

Wicker Point Golf Club

Experience the only Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw-designed golf course in all of Alabama. Set adjacent to Wicker Point peninsula along the stunning shores of Lake Martin, Wicker Point Golf Club is a private course defined by serene pine plantations, meandering creeks and spectacular lakefront holes comprising the back nine. The unmatched 18-hole course celebrates the land’s unique beauty, topography and serenity. Wicker Point Golf Club—an oasis unlike any other in the Southeast.

Russell Forest

A living forest with over 100 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails that weave through the lush pines and hardwoods that surround Lake Martin, you have virtually unlimited choices for exercise, adventure, and fun.

The Adventure Center

Experience the many beauties and recreational opportunities Lake Martin has to offer. Both on the water and off.

The Stables

Ride through the forest in its most pristine state, unspoiled as nature is intended to be. Riding along the trails with stunning views of Lake Martin, don't be surprised if the beating of your heart quickly becomes a full gallop.

Our Naturalist

Learn more about the natural forestry that surrounds Lake Martin from someone who has spent her personal and professional life in the woods.

Lake Martin Amphitheater

An open-air amphitheater overlooking beautiful Lake Martin, “The AMP” is a premiere performing arts space dedicated to providing entertainment, art, and cultural events to the Lake Martin Community.

Work up

An Appetite

In addition to a myriad of outdoor adventures, at Russell Lands you’ll find a range of dining options from the “boat on in” lakeside family atmosphere of Kowaliga Restaurant, to the James Beard-caliber rustic elegance of SpringHouse, and more.

Lake Martin

Weddings & Events

Russell Lands is a magical place where the water's warm, the grass is green, and celebrations of all styles and sizes become events of a lifetime. Russell Lands offers an array of naturally beautiful venues, chef-inspired menus, and warm hospitality designed to make weddings, parties, dinners, and corporate gatherings truly unforgettable.

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