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Smith Mountain Lake State Park

1235 State Park Rd, Huddleston, VA 24104-3265
+1 540-297-6066
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Weekend getaway !

Booked a campsite for the long weekend. So far the campground doesn’t disappoint! Nice, roomy... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Tracey R
Gloucester, Virginia
via mobile
I never knew....

....it was so incredibly beautiful and serene at Smith Mountain Lake. Boating, fishing, water... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1235 State Park Rd, Huddleston, VA 24104-3265
+1 540-297-6066
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a campsite for the long weekend. So far the campground doesn’t disappoint! Nice, roomy, level campsites... with separate area for picnic table and fire ring away from sleeping area! Clean and well maintained bathhouses! Huge State park with many amenities and close to marina,...More

1  Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

....it was so incredibly beautiful and serene at Smith Mountain Lake. Boating, fishing, water sports and more. It is truly an outdoor paradise here. I was amazed and blown away at the views surrounding the area. We were only here for a long weekend, but...More

1  Thank Mickeymotto
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Smith Mountain Lake park offers so many different outdoor activities from hiking to biking, swimming, boating etc in beautiful wooded and open areas. It is very well maintained, clean facilities, lots of picnic areas so bring a BBQ and enjoy!

1  Thank PMS_USA
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We commonly vacation with 3 generations together and have all summer this year. Between my 2 teens sons, their friends and my parents, we all find something fun and relaxing to do at Smith Mountain Lake State Park. We rent a pontoon boat for 2-3...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to SML for the last ten years. We stay in the cabins which are very convenient to the lake. They're heated and have central air,full kitchen and two bedrooms with a fireplace in the living room. Rent a boat offsite or...More

Thank RayDCnj
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Camping-We stayed at the campground during the first weekend in April. We were able to get a late check in, and easily located the envelope left for us in the box. The campsites appear to be first come first serve (with a reservation for the...More

Thank CarolineWV
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Smith Mountain Lake for a long weekend and rented a house on the water near the park. But we spent most of our time in the park, hiking the trails, going on the free boat tour of the lake, and generally exploring....More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I are currently staying in Roanoke and we drove the 45 minutes to visit Smith Mountain Lake State Park. As usual, the day entrance fee is just $3 - what a bargain! We wanted to hike a number of trails - first...More

2  Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice park. There is a campground(w/e) a boat launch, beach with a floating dock and slide, a cafe at the beach. You will find plenty of parking and reasonable fees.

Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We took a boat there for a picnic and swimming. Later that night we drove back and enjoyed the deer wandering around. The views are lovely.

Thank Cheryle T
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Ginny L
17 August 2017|
Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
We have electric and water sites that hookup to water. I know the water is safe but I know you are asking how it tastes. The water tastes fine to me. Our tent sites have water spigots available at multiple points for access... More
11 July 2017|
Response from Gayle L | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
Len T
9 May 2017|
Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
May 27, 2017