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Smith Mountain Lake State Park

1235 Rd 888, Huddleston, VA 24104
+1 540-297-6066
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Stunning state park with lakefront amenities including beaches and boat rentals

This state park is a gem. It is so well designed and is located right on Smith Mountain Lake. The... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
J G
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Very quiet and very nice

Early in the camping season so there were plenty of sites to chose from. Sites were clean and camp... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
Legendsingray
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Lynchburg,Virginia
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1235 Rd 888, Huddleston, VA 24104
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+1 540-297-6066
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

This state park is a gem. It is so well designed and is located right on Smith Mountain Lake. The beach is very nice and there are boats to rent in season. There is also a snack bar and shaded area to eat. There is...More

Thank J G
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Early in the camping season so there were plenty of sites to chose from. Sites were clean and camp host was friendly. Trails were nice, play ground was well kept. Only real complaint is there are not many areas for families to shore fish. Would...More

Thank Legendsingray
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Visited friends this weekend who LIVE on the LAKE, even though it was rainy, my friend and I decided to go do some hiking at this nearby park, what beautiful albeit wet and muddy trails, didn't matter cuz I LOVE rain and the lake was...More

Thank jeannette y
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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a day hiking and swimming at the park. We liked it so much that we went ahead and put a deposit down on renting one of the cabins next year. The beach was clean and the water was still really nice for swimming...More

Thank CKSIMMONS7
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is a great location for a day out with the family. There are plenty of picnic sites. The beach area is very nice. The lake is beautiful. The bath house facilities were very clean and conveniently located new the beach area.

Thank Bethany B
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

My sons and I went to the beach area and hiked on of the trails. The beach was very well maintained, the changing areas were clean, and I loved the small snack bar there.

Thank travlinrn
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Fine as VA state parks go. Good place for camping. Nice place for fishing. Fine place for picnicing. There are better places to recreate on the lake for sure but if you are looking to camp, then it's a good place.

1  Thank HungryMan1111
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

What a beautiful state park! The swimming area is outstanding with concessions and boat rentals. We walked some nicely maintained trails and saw deer and other wildlife. They have children's programs and other activities. We spoke with several people who worked there and they were...More

Thank OBXPearl
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

Spent a week on the lake. The campground was well run with plenty of activities for the kids. The bath house was clean and modern. The camp host was friendly and had ice and firewood available. The "beach" was a great place to cool off...More

2  Thank FWN N
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

Our visit to SML State Park exceeded my expectations. The rangers and interpreters that we interacted with were extremely friendly and patient with my kids. The programming itself for kids was just outstanding. We made tie-dyed bandanas, fed the fish, and participated in the firefly...More

1  Thank HarrellKrewe
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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
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