UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >


Smith Mountain Lake Visitors Center

  • 16430 Booker T. Washington Highway #2 Bridgewater Plaza
    Moneta, VA 24121
  • Phone: (540) 721-1203 Phone: (540) 721-1203
  • FAX: (540) 721-7796
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At Smith Mountain Lake you'll find wonderful places and people. Our area's great natural beauty--from the waters and woods to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia--is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun, whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing. Smith Mountain Lake - it's closer than you think!

  • Directions: From Roanoke, take US 220 South into Franklin County through Boones Mill. After Boones Mill, turn left at Plateau Plaza (Gas Station/Dairy Queen/Bojangles) onto Wirtz Road/Rt. 697. At the end of Wirtz Road, turn left on Rt. 122 North. The Welcome Center is located 11 miles ahead on the right in Bridgewater Plaza.
  • Major Access Routes: VA-122
  • Monday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Friday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sunday Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day