Smith Mountain Lake
Bedford and Franklin Counties share most of Smith Mountain Lake. That’s because it’s a BIG lake with roughly 5oo miles of shoreline and lots and lots of fun. The Smith Mountain Lake experience includes adventure and relaxation all in one scenic location.
Adventure – Rent a boat or jetski at a local marina. Enjoy paddling or fishing, including with an experienced guide. Go hiking or biking at Smith Mountain Lake State Park.
Relaxation – Hang out on a quiet sandy beach or on the deck of a your private rental home or cabin. Have a memorable meal and a refreshing drink at a waterfront restaurant. Take a dinner cruise on the famous Virginia Dare paddlewheel boat.