Activities at Smith Mountain Lake

There is never a shortage of things to do at Smith Mountain lake both on and off the water throughout the year. Prized for its natural beauty and wide variety of recreational activities, SML is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

In addition to boating and watersports, here you’ll find exceptional golf, hiking, swimming, fishing and sailing. We also have abundant indoor activities (perfect for rainy days), free attractions and excellent day trip destinations.

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99+ Things To Do

Gear up for some unforgettable adventures at SML that won’t break the bank

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Golf at SML

A 30-year lake resident shares his insights on local course options

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Events at SML

Explore the most popular events and festivals in and around the region

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