Bluffs of Weiss


Weiss Lake Property Daytrip to the Goose Pond Colony

A Municipally Owned Amazing Park

Goose Pond Colony is a municipal owned park nestled amidst the serene Cumberland Mountains, and set atop the sandy banks of the Tennessee River in Guntersville. The Goose Pond Colony is a wonderful daytrip or weekend getaway from your Weiss Lake property at The Bluffs. It is basically a public recreational park built on a peninsula on the northern side of Guntersville Lake, south of Scottsboro.

Activities enjoyed in Goose Pond Colony

The Goose Pond Colony is equipped with two beautiful 18 hole golf courses, comfortable lakeside cottages, excellent lodging facilities, relaxing waterfront campgrounds, the Dock restaurant, swimming pools, golden beaches, and Lake Guntersville round-playground. Along with these facilities, you can also enjoy an array of other activities like hiking, camping, canoeing, biking, fishing, swimming, and enjoying in the picnic areas.

The Goose Pond Colony is specially known for some excellent birding facilities during the winter season. The pond gives a close birds-eye view of waterfowl like Common Golden eye, Canvasback, and Hooded Merganser. Bird watching is a great experience in Goose Pond. Often there are varieties of rare bird species like cormorants, loons, Bald Eagles, grebes as well as songbirds like Indigo Buntings and Eastern Kingbirds, which make special visits.

The Goose Pond Colony is popular for its largemouth bass fishing. The Guntersville lake is great for all types of fishing including bass, crappie, catfish and bream in a wide variety or situations including shallow water fishing, deep-water fishing, flats, stumps, grass and open water.

Goose Pond Colony Marina and Campgrounds

There are OMC and Mercruiser trained mechanics in the Goose Pond Colony Marina. They are ready to help visitors have a fun day on the lake. The gas dock in Goose Pond Colony Marina has snack facilities, fuses, gas, diesel fuel, oil, switches, and other items suitable for the boater. Also available are water and electric hook-ups, and fishing tackle at the Bait & Tackle Shop.

The campgrounds in Goose Pond Colony have paved wooded sites, offering lakefront views and playgrounds. The cottages are serene yet equipped with modern amenities like bedrooms, spacious bathrooms, dining rooms, airy living rooms and screened porch with decks and grills.

How to reach Goose Pond Colony

Goose Pond Colony on the Tennesee River can be reached by water from almost anywhere in the U.S. You can reach the Gulf of Mexico or the upper Mississippi valley. Whether pleasure boating, fishing, or skiing is your fancy, the Tennessee River offers a great atmosphere.

Goose Pond Colony is just a short drive away from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham, Huntsville and Nashville. So visit Goose Pond for a day, a weekend or a week to have a memorable experience.