It is 160 acres in size. There are nice catfish, crappie, and bass in the lake, just ready to be caught. There are also picnic areas, perfect for sitting with your children and enjoying a ham sandwich. There are paved roads around the lake, not just for driving on but also for walking on. It is a beautiful natural area nestled in the mountains of northeastern Madison County, Alabama, about 15 miles east of Huntsville, AL. It is the Madison County Fishing Lake, a little slice of heaven in the foothills of Appalachia. Visit there soon with your family and enjoy this natural treasure.