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Welcome  To
Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake

With more than 20,000 acres of pristine waters and 500 miles of picturesque shoreline, Smith Mountain Lake is an outdoor lover’s paradise located at the foot of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains.

Whether you seek days full of activities or more serene time spent relaxing, our region's amazing beauty and natural resources make for the perfect destination.

Filled with
Variety

Smith Mountain Lake is booming with energy, excitement and a variety of engaging activities on and off the water. Need help planning your visit? Check out the popular categories below or peruse our annual SML Visitor & Newcomer Guide.

You may also contact us to get ideas. We can't wait for you to join us!

Filled with
Community

Discover what makes Smith Mountain Lake so great. Learn more about the Chamber's signature annual events below or visit our calendar to find out what else is happening in the area.

SML Business Expo

100+ area businesses showcase their products and services

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Take Pride in SML

Community-wide lake cleanup days each spring

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golf

SML Invitational Golf

The opening of golf season at Smith Mountain Lake

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Pirate Days pirates

SML Pirate Days

A pirate-themed weekend with activities for the whole family

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SML Wine Festival

Smith Mountain Lake’s largest and most popular annual event

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2018 chili festival crowd

SML Chili Festival

Competitive chili cookoff and family-friendly fall fun

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