Payne Lake Recreation Area, Moundville

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  • Payne lake is a small fishing lake. (trout) The sites are first come, first served. They are not very large and no hookups, but that's no big deal for us. Its a nice, clean campground with some trees ...  more »
  • This isn't Yellowstone or Yosemite, but if you are looking for a quiet place to camp on a big, remote lake, you are in luck! There are bathrooms, water spigots, trask cans, firepits and lots of peace ...  more »
  • Beautiful lake, campsites, picnic area & hiking trails. Get back to nature and enjoy a quiet day of fishing.  more »
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  • This is a slice of heaven, we were going to stay 3 days and wound up staying a week, its very quiet, beautiful lake and lots of woods to rome. The camp host Ron is awsome makes a presents to let you know he has your back but not in a weird way, he is a true southern gentleman, I bet he has a lot of story's to tell.
  • Awesome! 6 bux per night for tent camping in January. It was quiet, and the tent pads made sinking stakes really easy. A note: the East side is closer to Route 25, so if occasional car sounds bother you, try the west side.
  • Nature is so beautiful
  • Really enjoyed our stay. We finally found a park that had nothing wrong. The sites are spacious and well thought out. The restrooms are well maintained and there is lots to do. This was a very peaceful place. We were only going to stay for 2 days, but ended up staying for a week. We will be back.
  • This is a nice place to visit, but if you are visiting to fish, it may not be for you. The access to the water needs to be greatly improved, and fish attractors (such as fallen trees) need to be added along the shoreline in accessible areas. The grass is often high and if you don't spray yourself really well, you will be covered in ticks. I've never really had much luck fishing here so I make the much longer drive to the Bibb County Lake which is set up much nicer with better water access.
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