No matter where you live, a trip to Smith Mountain Lake is welcome respite any time of year.
Nestled at the base of mighty Smith Mountain along the Blue Ridge chain, Smith Mountain Lake borders the counties of Bedford, Franklin and Pittsylvania in southwest Virginia. Equal distant and a convenient drive from both Roanoke and Lynchburg, for fans of online mapping programs, simply type in the Virginia towns of Moneta, Hardy, or Wirtz to see exactly where we sit.
Smith Mountain Lake is a convenient four hour drive from Washington D.C. to our north. Raleigh NC is a quick 2-hour hop to our south. What could be better for a wonderful autumn leaf-peeping adventure? Or, perhaps you would like to welcome in 2010 from one of our luxury resorts that skirt the lake?
No matter, Smith Mountain Lake is a wonderful place with friendly people ready to welcome you. Once you visit, you may decide to stay. In fact, our three-county community surrounding Smith Mountain Lake boasts more than 22,000 full-time residents who call this area home. Our neighborhoods are many and offer every range of architecture from the quaint to the spectacular. Beautiful views and modest taxes are only two reasons to call Smith Mountain Lake home.