Waterloo offers two free primitive camping areas. Both campgrounds are located on County Road 1 in Waterloo, and all are on the lake with absolutely alluring views. A perfect place for a family get-away, but quiet enough for a romantic camping trip for two. There are many picnic areas equipped with picnic tables all over the Waterloo Area.

Boat Ramps

Things To Do While You Visit

Come See Nature's Magnificent Beauty!

Camping and Picnic Areas

Waterloo offers some of the best fishing anywhere around. Come dip your hook in our neck of the stunning Tennessee River, you may just catch the next record breaking Bass, Catfish or Crappie! Our handicapped accessible boat ramps and piers make launching your boat a breeze.


Edith Newman Culver Museum

​A historic home is now the site of the Town museum. The museum features Native American artifacts, Civil War relics and the unique Heritage of Waterloo. The museum is located on Main Street in Waterloo and is open for tours. For more information on the museum hours or to make a special appointment contact Linda McFall at 256-577-9205, Francis Woods at 256-764-2280 or Jeanna Cole at 256-766-8487

Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride

The 23rd Annual Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride will be held on September 16, 2017. Waterloo is the official end of the ride, and will host a 3 day POW WOW beginning on Friday the 15th. Come out and enjoy arts & crafts vendors, great food, and wonderful live entertainment. Free camping available for all as well. While you visit, be sure and see the RiverWalk which is located at the end of main street. The RiverWalk was built in remembrance of Native Americans who were loaded onto boats and shipped from Waterloo during the Trail of Tears. Personalized paver bricks are available for purchase, the brick order form is online at http://www.al-tn-trailoftears.net/documents/08orderform.pdf