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As a kid in the 1960s, my family used to visit the huge dam site as it was being constructed and opened. What a project for central Virginia!
The lake itself is sprawling, large, and the natural setting is awesome.
It is great for families:...More
This visitor center for the Smith Mountain Lake Project Dam is a little gem. It has a number of exhibits about both the Smith Mountain Lake Dam (location of this visitor center) and also the Leesville Dam which is 19 miles downstream. It explains how...More