Smith Mountain Lake Campgrounds Part 1

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Smith Mountain Lake CampgroundsCamping: “When two or more people bonded by friendship, blood, or law intentionally pack themselves into an oversized ziplock baggie (tent), which they have laboriously hauled into the rugged outdoors in an attempt to have fun and create better relationships and closer family bonds.”

That’s one amusing way to look at camping trips, since all vereran campers know there’s no such thing as a camping trip without challenges. But enjoying the bounties of nature with those we love is simply a wonderful experience, challenges, pleasures and all. Check out some of the campgrounds on or near Smith Mountain Lake and make another lasting and treasured memory for your family and friends.

Find specifics on a couple of local campgrounds on the next page.

Eagle’s Roost Campground

Eagle’s Roost Campground offers: camp store; recreation area with basketball, volleyball and horseshoes; open and covered boat slips available; boat launching ramp; canoe, paddleboat, rowboat rentals; natural primitive tent sites; bath houses with hot showers; RV sites with water and electric; all tent & RV sites wooded; picnic tables & charcoal grills; campfires in designated areas; ice; pets permitted (leash only with proper clean-up); laundry facilities available; swimming – private sandy beach; over 900 feet of lake frontage for your enjoyment; seasonal sites; dump station.

Located at 15335 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway in Huddleston, Va. You can contact Kay Knisley for more information at 540.297.7381 or click here for directions: View map / route

Blue Ridge Campground & Marina

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, on the shores of the fabulous, 22,000 acre Smith Mountain Lake. Enjoy boating, lake swimming, canoeing and jet skiing. We feature wet slips and a launching ramp. Sites for travel trailers, motor homes, pop-ups, tents, with water, sewer and electric hook-ups. Reservations requested – daily, weekly, monthly. Seasonals welcome. Open April 1 to October 31.

Blueridge Campground can be found in Wirtz, Va. at 8131 Burnt Chimney Road (rt. 670) View map / route

Their phone number is: 540.721.3866 and Richard and Kathy Jensen are the owners. You can also visit their website at

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