Smith Lake Park Public Boat Ramp to close June 18 for ‘1 or 2 days’

The first boat slips into the waters of Smith Lake from the newly-expanded boat ramp Thursday morning, April 5, 2018. (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune)

CULLMAN, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) on Sunday announced it will temporarily close the Smith Lake Park Public Boat Ramp in Cullman County June 18, 2020 for the completion of parking lot striping.

The facility will be closed for approximately one or two days, and will reopen when the project is completed.

For more information and the locations of alternate WFF public boating access areas, please visit or call the WFF Fisheries Section at 334-242-3471.

Funding for this project was provided through the Sport Fish Restoration Program, which is supported through excise taxes on the sale of outboard motor fuel, fishing equipment and the sale of Alabama fishing licenses.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit