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Beeswax Creek Park (Lay Lake area)
Location: 245 Beeswax Park Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
Amenities: Basketball, Boat Launch, Canoeing, Fishing, Hand/Small Boat Launch, Hiking, Kayaking, Leashed Animals Permitted, Motor Boating, Picnic, Picnic Shelter, Playground, Restroom, Sailing, Swimming, Walking Trail, and Wheelchair Accessible
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Contact Phone: 205 991-2015
Scenic Pavilion overlooking fishing pier

Beeswax Creek Park hosted the 40th Annual Bassmaster Classic in February of 2010. It was the fourth Classic on Lay Lake. Beeswax Creek Park is located off Hwy.145 in the Columbiana/Wilsonville area. The Park is located on property leased from Alabama Power Company. The park was financed, built and is maintained by Shelby County.

Beeswax Park includes a public boat launch site that has served as host to numerous local, regional and national fishing tournaments. Construction of a new 5-foot wide, 100-foot long boat launch pier that extends 60-feet from shore was completed Summer 2009.

Beeswax Creek Park is located on Lay Lake and has many water based amenities such as two paved boat launch facilities with a pier, two floating fishing piers; one is handicap accessible, two picnic pavilions, and benches along the lake front with grills, a basketball court, a walking trail and restrooms.

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The Beeswax Creek boat launch is currently undergoing renovation and will have limited use during the next four months. More details are available here.

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Fishing Tournament
Approximately 150 boats expected for this high school tournament event.
Alabama Bass Trail Fishing Tournament on Lay Lake
Lay Lake continues to draw some of the elite fishing tournaments including the Alabama Bass Trail. Lay Lake is one of 13 lakes on the tour.
Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation Fishing Tournament
More than 150 anglers from across the state are expected.
Alabama Bass Federation Qualifying Tournament
Anglers from across the Southeast will compete. Launch site Beeswax Creek

Shelby County