We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Smith Mountain Lake Community Park

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
best beach in Franklin County

this is a good beach to take your smaller kids to enjoy a swim. Weekdays are the best, it can get... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Michael A
,
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Best Beach at SML

This community park in Franklin County is free to go to but you pay to swim if you want to swim at... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
VirginiaHiker81
,
Virginia
via mobile
Read all 5 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 24, 2018
“best beach in Franklin County”
Jul 14, 2018
“Best Beach at SML ”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
63°
42°
Oct
53°
34°
Nov
44°
27°
Dec
Contact
1482 Park Way Ave, Moneta, VA 24121
Website
+1 540-483-9293
Call
Reviews (5)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveler rating
3
2
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
3
2
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed July 24, 2018

this is a good beach to take your smaller kids to enjoy a swim. Weekdays are the best, it can get very crowded on the weekends. Nice pier to sit on at dusk. Enjoy a good evening with friends. Picnic area, play area for kids,...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This community park in Franklin County is free to go to but you pay to swim if you want to swim at the beach. The fee to swim is still less than the SML state park located,in Bedford County on SML you also pay fee...More

Thank VirginiaHiker81
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a longer drive than the State Park, because of more winding roads, but so worth it if you don't want the smothering control and noise of the State Park. There is no Snack Bar & Grill, so bring your own food & drinks....More

Thank Caribbean_Sea_Otter
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Swings, slides, climbing equipment kept grands happily running after each other for slmost an hour. Playsets were followed by a hike along a wooded path, which was fun for all of us! And, in summer months, we could have even taken a swim off the...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed June 13, 2017

this is an easy thirty minute loop around the lake and park with great views of the water and access to the smaller beaches.

Thank Travelinglizarded
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Mariners Landing Hospitality
62 reviews
2.70 miles away
Halesford Harbour Inn
99 reviews
5.54 miles away
Lake Inn
35 reviews
5.87 miles away
Westlake Waterfront Inn
25 reviews
6.47 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 50 nearby restaurants
Mitchell's Restaurant
33 reviews
3.48 miles away
Waller's
248 reviews
3.82 miles away
Heath's Waterfront Grill
52 reviews
2.68 miles away
Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge
17 reviews
4.73 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 17 nearby attractions
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
88 reviews
1.31 miles away
Smith Mountain Lake
287 reviews
3.04 miles away
SML Boat Rentals
15 reviews
2.18 miles away
Bridgewater Marina
64 reviews
4.90 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Smith Mountain Lake Community Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines