Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Huddleston

#52 of 103 in Nature in Virginia
Smith Mountain Lake is one of our 37 Virginia State Parks. Please visit our official page at

Although situated on the second largest body of freshwater in the state, Smith Mountain Lake State Park is not just for water enthusiasts. In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, camping, picnicking, a visitor center and interpretive programs.
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  • This is a family friendly place. The beach was clean and good for all. Snack bar prices reasonable. Perfect lake for exploring since the water was so clear. Took the pontoon boat tour and was amazed t...  more »
  • SML State Park is a great way to spend a day. There are numerous hiking trails, plenty of fishing, playgrounds, a boat launch, learning center, and a swimming beach. There is a cost to enter, a cost t...  more »
  • Great place for a vacation! Fishing, boating, relaxing, water sports, and relaxation. Beautiful views and plenty of lake to explore. I've been there 3 times and go back now twice a year. Check out this American gem nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The sky is so clear I saw the Milky way for the first time. Awe inspiring!!
  • A Beautiful state park located by a gigantic lake. Regrettably, we visited in the Winter and did not get to partake in any kayaking or boating but will be back to do so. The cabins were modern and lovely, also the lakeside ones had boat slips.

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