Smith lake has over 500 miles of shoreline, 21000 acres of clear, clean water with depths up to 300 ft. No pollution or runoff of any kind effects its clear water. The lake offers boating, skiing, swimming and fishing. You can cruise all day and never see the same spot twice, or you can raft off in a secluded cove for a picnic or just to relax. Smith Lake Park near Cullman and Clear Creek Park near Jasper offer campgrounds and r.v. sites, swimming, picnicing , bbq grills and shelters. There are special events throughout the summer.