Lake Tholocco is a 640-acre lake that offers numerous recreational activities. As part of Fort Rucker, special permits from the Fort Rucker Outdoor Recreation Center are needed in addition to an Alabama fishing license. Both permits run from September 1 through August 31.
In addition to fishing, boating, skiing and swimming are favorite sports at the lake. Swimming is only permited in specified areas when a life guard is present (afternoons in the summer), fees apply. Facilities include four fishing piers, beaches, adult and chilren's water slides, pavilions, clean restrooms and a snack bar (during peak periods). On the menu are American fare from hamburgers and hot dogs to chili cheese nachos, buffalo wings, chicken tenders and popcorn shrimp, ice cream and assorted beverages.