Local Info

Curley’s Cove is located in Cedar Bluff, Alamaba.  We’re nestled in the peaceful countryside of northeast Alabama, and centrally located in the ABC Triangle of Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga.

Around here, on any given day, you’ll see farmers working their fields, families camping, and children playing.  When you head over to Lake Weiss, you’ll see people fishing from boats and backyard piers, water skiing, boating, sailing, canoeing, noodling, hiking, birdwatching, geocaching, and so much more.

Local Restaurants
Area Attractions
Fishing
Local Guides

These are some of our favorite spots to go eat when we're not cooking out at our RV.
If you own a restaurant near Weiss Lake and want to be listed here, Contact Us

Keeland Chinese Restaurant
Keeland Chinese Restaurant
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4758 Al Highway 68
Cedar Bluff, Alabama 35959
Phone (256) 779-9888

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Keeland-Chinese-Restaurant/105715552827062

Kortney’s Cakes
Kortney’s Cakes

Kortney’s Cakes is offering birthday cakes or special occasion cakes however I do not specialize in wedding cakes. Private message me on facebook or email me at kortneyscakes@gmail.com with your details and I will get back to you ASAP. You may also contact me via phone or via text at 256-996-6011 after 3:30pm on weekdays and anytime on the weekends. 

Fri – Sun: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KortneysCakes

Lakeside Cafe
Lakeside Cafe
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GOOD DOWN HOME COUNTRY COOKING, WITH HOMEMADE DESERTS
OPEN FROM 4:30 AM TO 3:00 PM SERVING BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MON.–SAT AND 4:30 AM TO 12;00 PM SUN.

3540 Hwy 9, Cedar Bluff, Alabama 35959

(256) 779-4950

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lakeside-Cafe/303676926458213

Lighthouse Restaurant
Lighthouse Restaurant

Mon – Thu: 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:30 am – 9:00 pm
Sat: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

First built in 1960 and being one of the oldest restaurants in Cherokee Co. The Lighthouse has seating for 65 people, with a beautiful view of Weiss Lake and a wide variety menu options ranging from Sandwiches to Steak, Seafood, and Italian Specials.  We offer karaoke every Friday night starting at 6:00 p.m.

Website: http://www.thelighthousemotel.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lighthouse-Restaurant/163627943688074

Speedy’s at the Lake
Speedy’s at the Lake
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Full Service breakfast, lunch and dinner. From seafood to steak to country cooking! Made fresh to order! hot bar daily $6.95
Call for a menu or directions: 256-779-3100

Highway 68 in Cedar Bluff AL
Monday: 4:30 pm for karaoke, closed Tuesday, open Wed /Thurs/Sun 8 am to 3 pm Friday/Saturday til 8 pm

Best Catfish in town!!
Best Chili Dog on the lake!!!!
Best BBQ Ribs!!
Best chopped pork sandwich!!! (pork smoked daily 4 to 6 hours!!!!)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpeedysOnTheLake

 

Tony’s Pizza & Subs
Tony’s Pizza & Subs
Tony's Pizza & Subs

Tony’s Pizza & Subs located: 3812 AL HIGHWAY 9
Great family restaurant and great food
Locally owned open 7 days per week
(256) 557-8651

Mon – Sat: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tonys-Pizza-Subs/133396793505908

Wise Guys Pizzeria & Pub
Wise Guys Pizzeria & Pub
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750 Cedar Bluff Rd, Centre, Alabama 35960
Phone (256) 927-3331

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wise-Guys-Pizzeria-and-Pub/423017741123442

Area attractions provided courtesy of the Cherokee County Chamber. Visit their website for more attractions and more information about you can live, work, and play in Cherokee County, Alabama. http://www.cherokee-chamber.org/visitors/attractions

Canyon Center
Canyon Center

The Little River Canyon Center is a Jacksonville State University building located in Northeast Alabama that adjoins the Little River Canyon National Preserve. With a portion leased to the National Park Service and the staff of the Little River Canyon National Preserve, the facility features a Grand Hall, HD movie theater, gift shop, natural history library, exhibits, classrooms, back deck, outdoor amphitheater and trails for both education and adventure. It is available to rent for meetings, social gatherings, corporate retreats and other special events.

Website: www.canyoncenter.org
4322 Little River Trail NE, Fort Payne, AL  35967

Cherokee County Country Club
Cherokee County Country Club

Cherokee County Country Club is a semi-private golf course located in Centre, AL

  • Par 71 course
  • 6088 yards blue tees
  • 5491 yards white tees
  • 4777 yards gold tees
  • 4663 yards red tees

Website: www.cherokeecountycountryclub.com
Course available to rent for private tournaments. 256-927-5070
270 County Road 382, Centre, AL  35960

Cherokee Historical Museum
Cherokee Historical Museum

Learn about our Cherokee County heritage. See thousands of items from long ago and exhibits about trains, steamboats, cannons, quilts, football heroes and more. Lots of discovery and hands on exhibits. Open Tuesday through Saturday.

Website: www.museumAtCentre.com
256-927-7835
101 East Main Street, Centre, AL  35960

Cherokee Rock Village
Cherokee Rock Village

This 250 acre park contains enormous boulders of limestone and quartz rising to 200 feet and measuring 70 feet wide in places. Native Americans lived in the area from 8000 B.C. to the Cherokee Indian Removal in 1838. The park has natural arches, mountain springs and walking trails. Today the site is a popular place for rock climbers, hikers and others who go to enjoy the outdoors. Located at the end of County Road 70 in Sand Rock.

Owned and managed by Cherokee County and Cherokee County Park Board Authority 256-927-3668
Website: www.ccparkboard.com
Located at the end of County Road 70, Sand Rock, AL  35983

Cornwall Furnace
Cornwall Furnace

Erected in 1862, this cold blast furnace was the first in the country to be powered by water. The Furnace provided pig iron to the ironworks for the Confederate and is said to be the best preserved in the southeast. This 5 ½ acre park contains a nature trail and picnic pavilion. Located on County Road 251 in Cedar Bluff.

Owned and managed by Cherokee County and Cherokee County Park Board Authority
256-927-3668

Website: www.ccparkboard.com
Located on County Road 251 in Cedar Bluff, AL  35959

Harris Auction & Antiques
Harris Auction & Antiques

Auctions are held the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month in Centre, Alabama. There are usually around 100 consignors for each sale. Sales last around 12 to 14 hours. Small items start at 9:00 AM, rugs at 5:00 PM, and furniture around 6:30 PM.

Located at 927 Cedar Bluff Road in Centre, AL
256-927-8765

Hwy 411 Drive-In
Hwy 411 Drive-In

411 Twin Drive In Theatre & Grill is located at 300 County Road 265 (Old Hwy 411) between Centre and Leesburg. Home of great food and great movies. The theater is open year-round, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and open 7 nights a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day, playing all new release movies with 2 double features to choose from every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Great food and great prices, its fun for the whole family!

Website: www.411drivein.com
Located on the Old Highway 411 between Centre and Leesburg

Little River Canyon National Preserve
Little River Canyon National Preserve

A mountain-top river plunges into a surprising nature sanctuary. It is one of the nation’s longest rivers that form and flows for most of its length atop a mountain. Then it plunges off the Cumberland Plateau at the head of Little River Canyon. Beginning at 1,900 feet above sea level up on Lookout Mountain, the Little River ends up at 650 feet above sea level at Weiss Lake. The Park borders the Cherokee and Dekalb County line. From Hwy 35 to Hwy 273 where you find the Mouth Park, a daypark for swimming, hiking and family adventures.

Website: www.nps.gov/liri      256-845-9605
Management Office located at 4322 Little River Trail NE
(Highway 35), Fort Payne, AL  35967

Orbix Hot Glass
Orbix Hot Glass

Orbix Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio and gallery of artist Cal Breed whose work has been seen in publications such as Oprah’s O Magazine, Cooking Light, Food and Wine, InStyle, and Southern Living, as well as art galleries around the country. Come design and literally “blow” your own Christmas ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.

Website: www.orbixhotglass.com
3869 County Road 275, Fort Payne, AL  35967
256-523-3188

Terrapin Creek
Terrapin Creek

Over 50 feet wide with 14 miles of floatable water, Terrapin Creek is a Class l-ll recreational stream that provides an excellent family friendly canoeing and kayaking experience. For anglers, the creek is known for its spotted, largemouth and redeye bass. Fly-fishing is popular along the creek. Outfitters include Terrapin Outdoor Centerand Redneck Yacht Club

Located on Highway 9 South between Centre and Piedmont

Weiss Dam
Weiss Dam

Weiss Dam, creating the reservoir, was begun as the first of seven hydroelectric projects on the Coosa in 1958, and finished three years later. It’s a concrete and earthen gravity dam, 126 feet high, named after Fernand C. Weiss, a former chief engineer of Alabama Power.

Website: www.alabamapower.com/community/lakes
Located on County Road 20 near Leesburg

Weiss Lake
Weiss Lake

Weiss Lake is owned and operated by the Alabama Power Company. The lake consists of 30,200 acres, all coming from the Coosa River, Chattooga River and Little River, offering over 447 miles of shoreline and shallow flats , large coves, under-water drop offs and deep channels. Read more here.

Yellow Creek Falls
Yellow Creek Falls

The picturesque waterfalls flow over natural rocks into Weiss Lake at the footers from the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway trestle. Yellow Creek Falls, can be seen from Alabama Hwy 273 near Leesburg, is a favorite destination for boaters and kayakers. In 1911, this scenic route which ran the length of Lookout Mountain from Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Gadsden, Alabama, was known as the T.A.G. Rail Line. Sometime between 1930 and 1951, the TAG Rail Line discontinued passenger service and operated a small gasoline motor car, the “Scooter,” to haul passengers and mail. In 1971, the line was purchased by the Southern Railway System and segments were abandoned in the 1980’s.  Located on Hwy 273 near Leesburg

Whether you like Crappie or Bass, Weiss Lake is the place to visit. "The Crappie Capital of the World", Weiss Lake is a 12 month fishery located in Northeast Alabama in Cherokee County.

Covering more than 30,200 acres, there's ample room for the fish to grow big. White and Black Crappie can be found year round. The lake record was a whopping 5lbs, and many 2-3lb fish are caught every day.

You can also find large mouth, spotted, and stripped Bass. In fact, because the lake offers plenty of room and amazing habitats, stripped bass over 25lbs are caught regularly!

Fishing Limits and Regulations

Outdoor Alabama Boating Safety & License
Website: www.dcnr.state.al.us/fishing/freshwater/regulations

Fishing Licenses can be purchased on line or locally at Bait Shops and Marinas.
Weiss Lake Level
Website: www.lakeweiss.info

Alabama Guide Service : www.fishbama.com
Donnie Butler Cell - (256) 458-1721 H - (256) 927-4210
Jim Forrest Cell - (404) 432-5987
Stan Reynolds Cell - (256) 484-2042 H - (256) 526-7432
Carlton Teague Cell - (256) 523-8018 H - (256) 643-5437

Weiss Lake Crappie Guides : www.weisslakecrappieguides.com
Darrell Baker Cell - (256) 557-0129 H - (256) 927-2232

Weiss Lake Fishing Guides : www.weisslakefishingguides.com
Butch Young Cell - (706) 506-8054 H - (706) 862-2230
Harry Richardson Cell - (256) 484-1638 H - (256) 927-3090

Weiss Lake Guide Services : www.weisslakeguideservices.com
Kelly Matthews Cell - (256) 706-4000 H - (256) 475-5238