Smith Mountain Lake In Virginia
Boating, camping and fishing.
The most popular boating lake in VA, Smith Mountain Lake, is a 20,000-acre lake in south-central Virginia. There are over 500 miles of shoreline for enjoying outdoor activities on land or boating and fishing on the water. Marinas, stores, restaurants, camping and lodging choices surround the lake for convenient access. There are more than a half dozen boat launch ramps for launching everything from canoes and kayaks to power boats and fishing boats. Fishing enthusiasts will be happy to know that Smith Mountain Lake has a reputation as an excellent bass fishing lake. Additionally the lake has healthy populations of stripers, muskie, perch, crappie, catfish and sunfish. Access to shoreline for fishing from the bank is available at numerous locations around the lake. Several VA fishing guides offer guided fishing trips on with all gear included.
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Eagle's Roost Campground - 540 297-7381
Smith Mountain Lake State Park Campground - 540 297-6066
Blue Ridge Campground & Marina - 540 721-3866
Arrowhead Campground - 540 420-7625
Palmers Campground - 540 576-3651
Smith Mountain Campground - 434 927-4198
Sweetwater RV Park - 540 296-0522
Smith Mountain Reservoir Map
Fish species found in Smith Mountain Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and muskie.
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Local Contact Information
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
1235 State Park Rd
Huddleston, VA 24104