The 37-acre Smith Mountain Lake Community Park opened in June 2007. It is a family oriented facility providing swimming, fishing and family recreation.
The park is open year-round (dawn - dusk) and offers a partly-covered handicap accessible fishing pier with seating, picnic shelters with grill, playground area, restrooms, hiking, jogging, 1.7 miles of walking trails and a seasonal community beach with lifeguards on duty when open.
The beach is open for the 2015 season from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following days:
- May 23 - August 9 (Everyday - except May 26 & 27)
- August 10 - September 7 (Weekends Only)