Lake Martin is man-made; formed by the construction of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River.
It spans across Alabama counties: Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa. A 44,000-acre lake with over 750 miles of beautifully wooded shoreline. Lake Martin is a great place to swim, boat, fish, water ski, and camp. It’s a great quick getaway for many Alabama residents, especially those in Auburn.
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With it only being about a 30 minute drive from our house, it makes for a great day trip. This year our friends invited us back to Lake Martin for a Memorial Day celebration.
Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Coolin' off in the water

Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Going on a boatride

Some other friends of our showed up in their new boat and took us all for a ride. Fun times!

Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Laddie kickin' water in their faces
Laddie kickin’ water in their faces

Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Riding the tube
Alex and Rob getting ready to take off in the tube

Fun weekend at Lake Martin - He found a big rock

He found a cool rock at the bottom of the lake
Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Jambalaya & french bread almost ready!

Jambalaya for dinner!
Fun weekend at Lake Martin - Jambalaya & french bread almost ready!

Thanks to the F@rrows for inviting us!

More pics here.