In the very heart of the City, Gadsden has the Riverside Boardwalk, parking and docking facilities, launch ramps, fueling station, concession and comfort stations. This is where the Coosa (Indian for "reed") River begins to form Neely Henry Lake. For tourism information, call (205) 549-0351.
Neely Henry Lake consists of 11,200 acres, has 339 miles of shoreline and is part of the Coosa River system between Weiss Lake (to the north) and Logan Martin Lake (to the south), in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Located 1 hour from Birmingham and just over 2 hours from Atlanta, Georgia.