Smith Mountain Lake

Closer Than You Think!

Our area's great natural beauty is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun. Come along as we explore more of the Jewel of the Blue Ridge!

On The Water

Whether it’s an adrenaline-filled water sports outing or a serene sunset cruise, there’s simply no better way to experience the awesomeness that is Smith Mountain Lake than to get out on its sparkling waters.
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Landing The Big One!

Most fishing guides offer half-day and full-day excursions with equipment provided. You’re responsible for securing in advance a valid fishing license for each person in your party (resident children under 16 years of age and non-resident children under 12 do not need a fishing license). Find out more today.
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Festivals & Events

From SML Pirate Days to the perennial favorite SML Wine Festival, the Cardboard Boat Regatta to the Fall Chili and Craft Festival, annual events and festivals keep the lake virbrant and exciting all year long. Visit our calendar to learn more!
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Outdoor Adventures​

At Smith Mountain Lake, memories aren’t just made on the water. Explorers of all ages enjoy a wide variety of outdoor adventures along the shoreline and in the quaint towns that surround the lake.
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Celebrate With Us!

When it comes to the holidays Smith Mountain Lake is the place to be. Join us for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day festivities and more throughout the year!

Smith Mountain Lake

Closer Than You Think!  

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