SML Info and Directions to the Lake

The lake is 50 miles long and has over 500 miles of shoreline. The elevation is 795 feet above sea level with a total area of some 22,000 acres. It is located
in Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania Counties between Roanoke, Lynchburg,
Martinsville, and Danville.

Directions to SML

From Roanoke: I-581  South, it will become Route 220  South, through Boones Mill, to left on  Route 697 (Wirtz Road) to the end, and a left on  Route 122 North. Stay on that about 12 miles, you will see Bridgewater Plaza on your right.  We are across the street, with a Wainwright & Co Realtors sign out in front.

From Lynchburg & Bedford: 460 West, to the Route 122 South exit at Bedford.  Follow Route 122 about 20 miles, cross the bridge over the lake (only one) second building on the right.

From Washington DC: Take US 29  South to Lynchburg and take  Route 460  West, follow the directions above, when you get to Lynchburg.   Or,  I-66  West to I-81 South to Roanoke. Follow the Roanoke directions above.

From Richmond: Take Route 460 West to Lynchburg.  Follow the Lynchburg directions above.

From Blue Ridge Parkway: Take Route 24 East exit  to Stewartsville , and on to Rt 122 South.  Then follow the Bedford directions above.

From Greensboro, NC: Take US 220  North to Rocky Mount, VA and then take  Route 40  East for about 1/2 mile to Route 122  North . Follow Route 122  North for about 18 miles,  you will see Bridgewater plaza on your right,  we are across the street with a Wainwright & Co Realtor sign out front.   

From the East – US 460 to Bedford, Va.  Then  follow the directions from Lynchburg & Bedford above.

From the West – Go to Roanoke and follow those directions.

The following are approximate driving distances to Smith
Mountain Lake Virginia:

Atlanta………………….. 480 miles
Baltimore……………… 220 miles
Greensboro………….. 120 miles
New York………………. 430 miles
Richmond……………… 130 miles
Philadelphia………….. 260 miles
Roanoke………………….. 25 miles
Lynchburg………………… 25 miles
Washington DC……… 190 miles