Smith Mountain Lake enthusiasts know that SML has something for everyone. With 500 miles of shoreline, guests flock to the area to enjoy water sports, shopping and unbelievable views of the state’s second largest freshwater lake.

Those new to the area will definitely want to plan a day trip to Smith Mountain Lake State Park. Spanning over 1,200 acres, the Smith Mountain Lake State Park offers a little bit of everything from which visitors can choose to enjoy!

A sandy beach welcomes guests and offers the perfect place to set up a picnic or catch some rays. Visitors may also access boat rentals, a public boat dock and a universally accessible fishing pier.

The park is family friendly and offers playground and picnic areas, biking and hiking trails and numerous swimming areas that are safe and clean.

Smith Mountain Lake State Park also houses a visitor’s center with information on many area attractions, an amphitheater and special programs are available throughout the year.

For more information on visiting the Smith Mountain Lake State Park call 540-297-6066.