Located on the banks of the Tennessee River's beautiful Lake Guntersville and nestled into the picturesque Cumberland Mountains, Goose Pond Colony awaits your arrival. Goose Pond Colony is a municipally owned resort that will take your breath away. With two beautiful 18 hole championship golf courses, comfortable lakeside cottages, lodge, relaxing waterfront campground, full service marina, meeting facilities, The Docks Restaurant, swimming pool, beach area and Lake Guntersville, we are your 'Year-Round Playground’ and offer all you need for a relaxing vacation or a one day outing.
The Goose Pond Colony Course is a George Cobb design that opened in 1971. With its natural layout and views of the Tennessee River from every hole, the course has received many accolades over the past few years. Voted "most fun course to play in north Alabama" in 1995 and 1996 by the Dixie Section of the PGA, the course is listed in Golf Digest Places to Play with 4 stars 2000/2001. Host of the NJCAA Div II Men's Golf Championship, Goose Pond Colony golf course is enjoyed by pro and amateur alike. Goose Pond Plantation is an 18 hole course featuring bent grass greens, open fairways and plenty of hazards. This second course is located just a short drive from the main complex. Plan to play both courses on your next visit. The Goose Pond Marina is a full service facility located at mile marker 378.2 on the Tennessee River. The marina has wet slip and dry storage rental. Both local and transients are welcome. Our mechanics are OMC and Mercruiser trained and certified. The gas dock has snacks, gas, diesel fuel, oil, fuses, switches, and other items needed by the boater. Also available are transient slips, water and electric hook-ups and a waste pumping station. While there you can stock up on fishing tackle and find out where the fish are biting at the Bait & Tackle Shop.Set in the trees on the waterfront, the cottages at Goose Pond Colony will surprise you. Quiet, relaxing, yet all the comforts of home, each has two bedrooms, kitchen, two bathrooms, dining room, living room, screened porch or deck, and grill. Also, there are piers for the cottages if you want to bring your boat. Cable TV and telephones are in each bedroom and there is a TV in the living room. Linens, dishes, utensils, and cookware are already there, so come stay for a day, a weekend or a week.
Situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Guntersville is the Goose Pond Colony Lodge. The lodge has five adjoining bedrooms with bath on the ground floor and a sixth bedroom with bath on the upper floor. The floor level has a kitchen and living room. Each room is equipped with cable TV and telephone. A spacious porch overlooks the lake on both the ground and upper floors. The lodge can be rented daily or weekly to suit your needs.Beautiful Camp Sites are available year-round. These include paved wooded sites with lakefront availability and all the modern amenities, including cable TV. There are also playground and launching ramps located in the Campgrounds.For fishing, skiing, or just cruising around in boats, you can't beat Goose Pond Colony's access to beautiful Lake Guntersville. Enjoy over 5 miles of scenic walking trails that wind along the shoreline. Qualified lifeguards oversee our outdoor L-shaped Olympic-sized pool with bathhouses. The pool is available on a daily admission, season pass, or special events basis. Also, enjoy the adjoining pavilion, playground, and shaded lakefront picnic area.The Goose Pond amphitheater has the best view of the lake and mountains on the complex. Home of the annual Fourth of July celebration, the amphitheater looks at the longest straight on the Tennessee River, some 15 miles. Able to seat 2000 people, the amphitheater is a great place for concerts.With its location on the Tennessee River, Goose Pond Colony can be reached by water from almost anywhere in the U.S. You can reach the Gulf of Mexico or the upper Mississippi valley and anywhere in between. Once you reach the Tennessee River, you will wonder why you haven't spent more time on it. Whether pleasure boating, fishing, or skiing is your fancy, the Tennessee River offers the best atmosphere. With its mountains and clear, deep water, the Tennessee Valley is very relaxing.