Sportsman Lake Trails

Sportsman Lake Park is a scenic destination located in downtown Cullman, Alabama. The shady 5 miles of bike/walking trails provide opportunities for walkers, novice bike riders, in-line skaters, mountain bikers, and participants in bike and cross country events to enjoy the park and its 28-acre lake.

photo: Sportsman Lake Park

Length: 5.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming - Diving/snorkeling
Wildlife Observation

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Location: In Sportsman’s Lake Park, 1536 Sportsman Lake Road, Cullman, Alabama, At Sportsmans Lake just south of Cullman on U.S. Highway 31.
State(s): Alabama
Counties: Cullman
Longitude: -86.86376
Latitude: 34.1886

Driving Directions

From I-65, take Exit 310 towards Cullman to Hwy 31, turn South. Go approximately 1 mile to traffic light of Sportsman's Lake Road and turn Right. Follow road through gate to park.


On the park grounds, visitors will also find a small-scale train which goes along the shore of the lake, fishing, a wildflower garden, an 18-hole miniature golf course and acres of environment areas for viewing. The trails network provides opportunities for shady walking enthusiast, the novice bike rider, in-line skaters, mountain bikers and various bike special events and cross country events. Camping hook ups are also available in the park. Park admission is free and open daily from 7:00 a.m. until dusk. Drop by and relax in the morning, afternoon or weekend at Sportsman Lake Park.

Additional Details

Width: 50 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: Soil

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Document: Map of Sportsman Lake Trails
Website: Featured NRT web page
Website: Cullman County Parks/Sportsman Lake Park

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Cullman County Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 370
Cullman, AL 35056
(256) 636-3800

Trail Management:
Bill Chumbley
Trail Manager
Cullman County Commission
Cullman, AL 35057
(256) 739-2916
[email protected]



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