Located a short distance from Atlanta, LaGrange and West Point Lake make an easy day trip or an ideal weekend getaway.
Fishing on West Point Lake
With over 26,000 acres of water and 525 miles of coastline, this recreational reservoir is perfect for fishing! Both Alabama & Georgia fishing licenses are recognized on West Point Lake. Bass fishing takes center stage here, and there are many varieties waiting for you. There are spotted bass, wide mouth bass, striped bass, white bass, black crappie, bluegill, channel catfish and redbreast sunfish that want to tempt you.
Rent a boat for the day and hit the lake for some good fishing adventures. Prefer to bring your own boat? No problem! There are 30 recreational areas with boat ramps. Drop your boat in the water and you are off for a day of fun on the water! You never know, you might catch a prize-winning fish! Boat rentals can be made with GLL Marine, Highland Marina Resort, and Southern Harbor Resort Marina.
West Point Lake is renowned for its fishing – in fact, over 70 fishing tournaments a year are held on the lake. Never picked up a rod before but want to learn? No problem! Head over to Highland Marina Resort, and let an expert teach you the tips, tricks, and insider scoop on fishing.
Float, Swim, Paddle & Kayak on West Point Lake
For adventure lovers, GLL Marine offers both paddleboard and kayak rentals. Paddleboarding and kayaking are great ways to see nature up close and personal and get your daily exercise in. But for those who just want to play in the water, West Point Lake is perfect for that too!
No matter what your style of water fun, West Point Lake has it!
Tired of the water, or just want a break to grab a picnic lunch? Check out one of the parks that surround the lake. Many of them have tennis courts, basketball courts, and even fishing piers. Take a hike down one of the hiking trails. Eat a picnic at one of the shelters as you enjoy the natural surroundings.
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More fun in LaGrange!
Don’t let the fun end – LaGrange is a fantastic place to visit while you are at West Point Lake. Sweetland Amphitheatre hosts some top name acts – Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Corey Smith and others grace the stage at Sweetland. So sit back, enjoy some tunes as the sun slides down, and maybe have a twirl or two on the lawn as you unwind.
Don’t forget the Biblical History Museum, that makes history come alive – literally! Walk through an ancient village, and learn about everyday life in ancient times.
Hills and Dales Estate is filled with history, so make time to tour this spectacular estate and its vast gardens that are renowned throughout the South.
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Where to Stay When Visiting West Point Lake & LaGrange
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