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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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Awesome annual park trip!

We commonly vacation with 3 generations together and have all summer this year. Between my 2 teens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allison W
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SML State Park

We have been coming to SML for the last ten years. We stay in the cabins which are very convenient... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Williamstown, New Jersey
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1235 State Park Rd, Huddleston, VA 24104-3265
+1 540-297-6066
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 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 27 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 4 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 30 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
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have spent time within an hour and a half from here for 50 years. We were happy to visit the beach/boat area of the state park and were very impressed. Travelled with my 92 year old grandmother. Happy day for all.

Thank GWA83
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Love the beach area!!! All the littles had a blast and didnt want to leave. Lifeguards on duty were alert and not sitting around talking or texting. Water appeared clean. The staff were pleasant and respectful. They didn't charge us for any of the kids....More

Thank TwinMomma111711
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The sites here are plenty big and the fire rings to grill on are the best. The spots are shady so if the kids want a tent bring it. The lake is clean enough to see to the bottom and everyone is so friendly! This...More

Thank Lola M
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