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Area Description

Located in central Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake is considered to be the Jewel of the Blue Ridge. It is equidistant from Roanoke and Lynchburg. Only a 4-hour drive southwest of Washington D.C. and two hours north of Raleigh, NC, at Smith Mountain Lake you'll find wonderful places and people.

Our area's great natural beauty--from the waters and woods to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia--is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun, whether you seek activities or just plain relaxing.

Includes Cities/Towns: Hardy, Moneta.

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   Enjoy fishing, numerous water sports and playing on our 500 miles of shoreline. Visitors usually end up discovering many unexpected delights. Friendly people and genuine hospitality make everyone feel welcome and there‚Äôs always something new to do.

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We have world-class historical sites, unique shopping opportunities from antiques to art galleries, the latest fashions, fantastic dining and entertainment options, or simply sitting back and enjoying the glorious scenery make everyday complete.

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 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  26.5  36.0  45.5  3.1 "
 Feb  28.5  39.0  49.5  3.0 "
 Mar  35.5  46.8  58.0  3.5 "
 Apr  44.5  56.3  68.0  3.6 "
 May  53.0  64.3  75.5  4.1 "
 Jun  62.0  72.3  82.5  4.1 "
 Jul  66.0  76.3  86.5  4.2 "
 Aug  64.5  74.8  85.0  3.7 "
 Sep  57.5  67.8  78.0  4.0 "
 Oct  46.5  57.5  68.5  3.3 "
 Nov  37.5  48.3  59.0  3.4 "
 Dec  29.5  38.8  48.0  3.3 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.

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