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Beeswax Creek Park (Lay Lake area)
Location: 245 Beeswax Park Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
Amenities: Basketball, Boat Launch, Canoe-in Only Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Hand/Small Boat Launch, Hiking, Kayaking, Leashed Animals Permitted, Motor Boating, Picnic, Picnic Shelter, Playground, Restroom, Sailing, Swimming, Walking Trail, and Wheelchair Accessible
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Contact Phone: 205 670-6462
Link: View Trail Map
Image of fishing tournament at Beeswax Creek Park

Beeswax Creek Park on Lay Lake features a four-lane public boat launch, an ADA accessible fish weigh-in pavilion with fish release area with nearby restroom facility, and parking for 155 truck/trailers.

The facility has hosted numerous local, regional and national fishing tournaments including the 2017 Carhartt College B.A.S.S. Series Wild Card Tournament, BASS High School Southern Open, is an annual host site for the Alabama Bass Trail Series, and hosted the 40th Annual BassMaster Classic, the fourth Classic on Lay Lake. Beeswax Creek Park is located off AL Highway 145 in the Columbiana/Wilsonville area. The Park is located on property leased from Alabama Power Company and was built and is maintained by Shelby County.

Beeswax Creek Park has many water based and outdoor enthusiasts amenities including two fishing piers, one is handicap fishing accessible pier, two picnic pavilions, two canoe in only camp sites, over 2 miles of hiking and walking nature trails, a playground, benches along the lake front with grills, a basketball court, and two restroom facilities.

Map of Beeswax Creek Park

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Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Registration begins day of at 3AM
Eli Jackson Foundation Fishing Tournament
The Eli Jackson Foundation is hosting the Fourth Annual Casting for a Cure bass fishing tournament benefitting the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Children's of Alabama at Beeswax Creek on Lay Lake.

The tournament will be safe light - 3PM. There will be door prize drawings as well as Big Fish and four place payouts.

1st Place - $1000
2nd Place - $500
3rd Place - $250
4th Place - $100

There are 4 ways to register:

1. PayPal the entry fee {$120} via Friends and Family to

2. Online at

3. Print the form below and mail it to us with your entry fee.

4. Register the morning of the tournament.

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament
AT EACH QUALIFYING EVENT Guaranteed! All regular season tournaments are single-day team events held on Saturdays. A mandatory registration and pre-tournament meeting will take place on the preceding Friday, beginning at 5:00 P.M

Shelby County