Smith Mountain Lake Vacation and Resort Properties
This lake is located near North Shore, VA.
Smith Mountain Lake has 500 miles of shoreline in the area east of Roanoke, Virgina. It is the result of dams on the Roanoke and Blackwater Rivers, built in the 60s. With its breathtaking vistas of the Blue Ridge, it is popular for fishing, boating, watersports, golf, and other activities. Waterfront homes, shoreline condos, bed and breakfast, rustic cabins, campgrounds and hotels are available for vacations, retirement, and permanent residences.
Although situated on the second largest body of freshwater in the state, Smith Mountain Lake State Park is not just for water enthusiasts. In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, primitive camping, picnicking, a visitor center and interpretive programs.
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|Booker T Washington National Monument (3 miles)|
On April 5, 1856, a child who later called himself Booker T. Washington, was born in slavery on this 207-acre tobacco farm. The realities of life as a slave in piedmont Virginia, the quest by African Americans for education and equality, and the post-war struggle over political participation all shaped the options and choices of Booker T. Washington. Washington founded Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1881 and later became an important and controversial leader of his race at a time when... More
|Philpott Lake (30 miles)|
Nestled in the rugged foothills of the Blue Ridge, adjoining Fairy Stone State Park. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place to visit. Over 6,000 acres of surrounding land, 3,000 acres of water, and a power plant make up Philpott Project located in portions of Franklin, Henry and Patrick counties. Canoe to camp sites on Deer... More
|Fairy Stone State Park (31 miles)|
Fairy Stone State Park is home of the mysterious "fairy stones." It is one of the six original Virginia state parks to open on June 15, 1936. The treasured stone so prevalent in the region, beautiful scenery, rich history and ample recreational opportunities make Fairy Stone one of the favorites of park visitors. Junius B. Fishburn, who had been president of the Southwest Virginia Trust Company, donated the 4,868-acre site, making it the largest of the six original parks and one of the largest... More
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