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Smith Mountain Lake Association

Clean Water | Safe Recreation | Enjoy it!

SMLA’s mission is to keep our lake clean and safe.  We are the longest serving advocate for the Smith Mountain Lake community.  Our focused activities help to retain the pristine beauty of our lake and the vibrant local economy. Please join us in protecting the lake.

Be a Steward of the Lake.

The Smith Mountain Lake Association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3).
We are an all-volunteer organization that relies on memberships and grants to support the programs that keep SML clean and safe.

No-Wake Zones Promote Safety for SML Fireworks Celebrations

The Smith Mountain Lake Association Water Safety Council and local law enforcement agencies will create no-wake zones in the water around 4th of July fireworks displays to increase safety for everyone who enjoys the displays on the water. Read More

How You Can Help



2024 Water Quality Indicators

Lakewide average for the period from 5/19/2024 to 5/25/2024

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Save our Streams Scores 2023-2024

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