Local Spotlight: Lake Tholocco

Lake Tholocco

We can nearly picture it: reeling in fish for dinner, swimming in the water, picnicking by the edge of the lake—now that’s the kind of relaxation we need this summer! If you’ve been wanting some time out by the water, you can always add a trip to Lake Tholocco to your to-do list.

What is Lake Tholocco?

Lake Tholocco brings more than 640 acres of fun to Alabama! Located by Fort Rucker, it provides a spot for locals and visitors alike to kick back and unwind by the water—or to try out one of the many activities the area boasts.

What can I do at Lake Tholocco?

You’ll never be bored when you visit Lake Tholocco. Don’t just take our word for it though! Check out these exciting activities you can try on your trip:

  • Picnicking;
  • Staying in a rented cabin;
  • Camping at your pick of a modern or rustic site;
  • Getting a tasty treat from the snack bar;
  • Boating, once you purchase a boat pass;
  • Swimming on the lake, provided a lifeguard is on-site and can see you;
  • Exploring the playground;
  • Fishing, provided you have a Fort Rucker permit and a state fishing license; and
  • Going water-skiing.

Visiting Details

Sign us up for a visit! If you want to head over to Lake Tholocco, here’s what you need to know.

The best address to take to get to the lake is Building 24235 on Johnston Road in Fort Rucker, AL. This will take you to the Lake Tholocco RV Park and Campground.

Currently, Lake Tholocco remains open. You can visit Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Staying Safe

Having a good summer also involves staying safe! Please, remember to follow all social distancing rules and posted signage. You should stay six feet away from those who aren’t from your household. You should also wear a mask! Finally, anyone going outside should wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, and they should also carry a bottle of water. That way, the season is all smooth sailing!


Summer on Lake Tholocco is only a drive away. Now, the question is—how do you plan to spend the rest of your year? If you’re searching for an affordable townhome in Enterprise, we have some good news for you. Summer Court Townhomes has spots open—and you can easily apply online on our site. As for learning more about local spotlights, check out our blog here.