What To Do At Smith Mountain Lake

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Whether you are looking to unwind at the spa, rent a boat, dine at a unique restaurant or play a round of paintball, we've got the inside track to all the finest entertainment and restaurants around the lake. Check out all the options from the list below.


Mama Ann's Gifts & Goodies

Mama Ann's carries a wide selection of gifts, including jewelry, scarves, purses, locally produced soaps, and lotions, kitchenware, home accents, Warmies, Duke Cannon for men, games, and puzzles, greeting cards, stationery, and much more.

Fabulous Finds

Antiques, one-of-a-kind gifts, vintage, and upcycled home decor, and more are available at Fabulous Finds at Smith Mountain Lake. All items are the creations of regional artists, woodworkers, furniture painters, and fabric and paper creators. The...


Hickory Hill Vineyards

A historic Virginia farm winery is Hickory Hill. The farm, vineyard, and winery are the main attractions, thus the tasting room and gift store are minimal. The owners are also the staff, which are very friendly and welcoming.

Mexico Viejo Tequila Bar

Mexico Viejo Tequila Bar offers fresh margaritas and traditional Mexican cuisine. Enjoy their popular Margarita Fresca and delicious Mexican family recipes. Fantastic food is served with friendly, attentive service in a lively, festive environment.



Your local pizzeria, Vinny's, serves both classic and unusual pizzas. With the flavor of New York-style pizza, mouthwatering subs, meatballs, and pasta dishes, Vinny's gives tried-and-true family sauces and recipes a fresh update.

Jake's Place

Jake's Place is a family-owned restaurant that serves a wide variety of gluten-free food from lunch to dinner. The service is great and has a nice atmosphere.

Family Entertainment

Harbortown Mini Golf

Harbortown Mini Golf is an 18-hole golf course that is located on the dock at Bridgewater Plaza over the top of the lake. The holes are not challenging and are good for kids to play with.

The Coves

The Coves is a private and luxurious neighborhood. People who are enthusiastic about and devoted to living in harmony with the area's natural beauty belong here. There are many local activities to enjoy like golf, fishing, boating, blue ridge...

Smith Mountain Lake Farm Alpacas

Smith Mountain Lake Farm Alpacas is a full-service operation that works closely with our customers at our farm in the Virginia Valley. They have imported some of the best genetic lines from the west to the east to develop robust genetics without...

Golf Courses

Willow Creek Country Club

Willow Creek Country Club is a public golf course with 9 holes. The course, which is now mature, is bordered by numerous tall pine trees and offers a homey ambiance on our 75-acre property. For junior players, the yardage varies from 2,311 yards to...

Copper Cove Golf Club

Copper Cove Golf Club is a public course with 18 holes. The first hole makes it relatively easy to get started on the 6,511-yard course. For players of all skill levels, the course is difficult and calls for a combination of distance and precision.

The Water's Edge Country Club

The Water's Edge Country Club is an exclusive, 18-hole PGA Championship golf course that includes 15 holes of golf where Smith Mountain Lake may be seen. Members of all ages can take advantage of a range of services, including golf, tennis,...

Mariners Landing Country Club

Mariners Landing Country Club is a prominent course offering an 18-hole championship golf course. A members-only grill, a complete bar, a lounge space for members and their visitors, and a recently refurbished pro shop are all available in the...

The Waterfront Country Club

The Waterfront Country Club is a private 750 acres of gorgeous property and 8 1/2 miles of shoreline with 18 championship holes. The championship course underwent a full fairway restoration and grass conversion to Zeon Zoysia grass in 2021. This...

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Smith Mountain Lake Current Weather Alerts

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Smith Mountain Lake Weather Forecast


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 85

Tuesday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 66


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 87

Wednesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 66


Rain Showers

Hi: 84

Thursday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 61


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 74

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 50

Smith Mountain Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 3/31: 42.51 (-752.49)

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