- Coffeeville Lake is the third largest lake in the system with a surface area of 8,800 acres and a length of 97 miles. The Corps has licensed approximately 4,000 acres on Coffeeville lake to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service for the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is managed primarily for migratory waterfowl.
Recreation - The Corps of Engineers provide seven day use parks for use by the public. These parks provide the public with a variety of recreational opportunities and easy access to the water. There are facilities for boaters, sightseers and picnickers.
Climate - The climate of Alabama's lowlands can be described as subtropical with nearly 60 inches of rain each year. The highest amount of rain reaches the region as afternoon thunderstorms in July, August and September. Summers are extremely hot and humid with temperatures frequently reaching above 100 degrees F. Summer nights cool slightly and provide a good time to travel through the region.
Winter temperatures are mild, rarely dipping below 40 degrees with the humidity level at its lowest in November and December. Spring and fall are very pleasant times to visit the region. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming trees and flowers. During the fall temperatures range from 65 to 85 degrees F with low humidity levels. Northern Alabama is generally cooler than the south due to its higher elevations.
Coffeeville Lake is located by Coffeeville, AL.