Smith Mountain Lake, Claytor Lake beaches to open Friday

Both have been closed since March 30

LEFT: Smith Mountain Lake beach goers RIGHT: Claytor Lake beach goers
LEFT: Smith Mountain Lake beach goers RIGHT: Claytor Lake beach goers (Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation)

Beach goers rejoice!

Starting Friday, you can again enjoy the lakefront beaches at both Smith Mountain Lake and Claytor Lake.

However, if overcrowding occurs, these beaches will be closed.

Those at either beach are advised to respect social distancing and not participate in team sports.

Also, no tents or grouping of umbrellas will be allowed.

As for masks, they will be required in buildings, including restrooms and bathhouses.

Claytor Lake

Both the beach and snack bar open Friday.


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