Lake View Walk Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"This is an excellent lowland watery destination for the entire family. Make a loop on a peninsula nearly encircled by water at Smith Mountain Lake. This Franklin County park not only features aquatic views on easy woodsy trails but also has a ?shing pier, picnic area, and swim beach, allowing you to combine your outdoor activities.
Smith Mountain Lake, a dammed impoundment of the Roanoke
River southeast of the town of Roanoke, is known for its numerous peninsulas jutting into the water, forming near-islands that add to the 600 or so miles of shoreline. Franklin County’s Smith Mountain Lake Community Park is situated on one of those peninsulas, on the Roanoke River arm of the tarn."