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Smith Mountain Lake State Park

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FISHING, BOATING: Located on Smith Mountain Lake, the park offers ample opportunities for shore and boat fishing. You’ll find striped bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, catfish and several other species. Boat launching fee required for day-use public; overnight guests launch for free. Boat rentals (canoes, kayaks, hydrobikes, paddleboats, pontoon boats, ski boats and jet skis) are available at the park from Memorial Day through Labor Day. SWIMMING: The park’s 500-foot beach, which is one of two public beaches on the lake, is open from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. TRAILS: There are 13 hiking trails ranging from half a mile to three miles long.

  • Directions: To get there, take U.S. 460 to Route 122 South to Moneta, then go east on Route 608 to White House. Next go south on Route 626 for two miles to park entrance.
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  • Total Number of Rooms: 20
  • Points of Interest Nearby: Smith Mountain Lake, National D-Day Memorial
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  • Additional Information: Cabins, tent sites, and trailer sites are available.