Nestled in the hills of Cherokee County, Alabama with beachfront access to 32,000 acres of Weiss Lake, lies Chesnut Bay Resort and RV Park. The premier RV resort and park provide access to the scenic beauty and water fun of Weiss Lake plus much more. Chesnut Bay includes three pools, two playgrounds, a private beach, and, in summer, a full slate of family-oriented, fun-packed activities. Water sports enthusiasts enjoy jet skis, pontoon boats, kayaks, and more, and anglers can cast on a lake known for big Bass, Catfish, and Crappie. The on-site Pirates Bay Water Park adds another dimension of fun and adventure. Oh yeah, don’t forget the arcade!

Chesnut Bay offers guests a private access ramp to Weiss Lake. Two community docks include multiple tie-off areas as well as stainless steel fish cleaning facilities. Don’t have access to a boat? We offer on-site pontoon boat and jet-ski rentals from Weiss Water Sports. The Chesnut Bay beachfront has been expanded, providing plenty of space to stretch out on the sand and enjoy the beautiful views of Weiss Lake. Guests also have access to our three pools for plenty of water fun including slides and water features. Grab your friends for a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball, or horseshoes.

You can also take a stroll around the two miles of jogging and walking trails that wrap around the resort. The Children’s Treehouse and the Covered Picnic Pavilion Swing Park offer plenty of fun for your kids to enjoy. Kids of all ages will love our new jumping pillow and the onsite waterpark, Pirates Bay, which features thrilling tube and body slides, multiple pools and waterfalls, a splash pad for young children, putt-putt golf, table tennis, and a dining pavilion. 

Chesnut Bay

RV park

The RV park features 100 RV and camper sites with 100 more currently under construction. Each site accommodates several different sizes of RVs and campers and offers 50 & 30 amp electrical service along with water, sewer, cable tv, and wifi for email so that hopefully you can unplug mostly and enjoy the park! You can also bring your electric golf cart or rent one from the office to have easy access to the full park.

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When you visit us at Chesnut Bay, be sure to stay long enough to check out the other local hot spots. Cherokee Rock Village is host to views unlike any other. The massive sandstone boulders have been famed as one of the premier rock climbing locations in the country. Little River Canyon National Preserve offers forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs for a variety of recreational activities.  Canyon Mouth Park is a day use destination with hiking, picnicking, and bird watching.  For the thrill-seekers, visit Indian Mountain ATV Park for ATV and OHV riding through beautiful trails. Visit to learn more about all the outdoor adventures near Weiss Lake in Northeast Alabama.