Paddling at Smith Mountain Lake

With over 22000 acres and deep clear water, there is tons of shoreline, which means plenty of things to do on Smith Mountain Lake, VA! From Smith Mountain Lake paddleboarding and kayaks to canoes and SUP, there is something for everyone. Let us know what your needs are. We can arrange for your stay in our vacation rental homes a rental or several. Paddling lessons are also offered.

See the rental places below for some of the offerings – they do sell out quickly, so you must call months in advance. Open from April weekends to the end of October. If you cannot find what you need and are staying with us – we can call for you as well. Have your reservation number ready when you call in or email is best. But first, make sure to book a vacation rental with us by clicking here!

Parkway Marina

16918 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway,
Huddleston, VA 24104

You pick up and drop off yourself – make sure you return in the same quality.


SML Boat Rentals

Moneta VA 24101, Huddleston, VA 24104

Located in 2 locations for your convenience. Just call. One location is off route 122, and one is Mitchells Marina. Paddle boards and kayaks must be picked up and brought back, call for details.


Call for booking at your home.

SUPS2GO is a Paddleboard delivery service which delivers and picks up Paddleboards to the Franklin County and Bedford County side of Smith Mountain Lake. Our delivery area is a 15 mile radius from the Smith Mountain Lake Airport on the Bedford County side of the lake and a 15 mile radius from West Lake on the Franklin County side of the lake. They book months ahead.

Roanoke Mountain Adventures

Paddle Board Group Outings, Lessons, Rentals
806 Wasena Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

True outfitters, year round, they deliver kayaks and boards to your home at the lake- if you are staying with us, or plan a group outing.   They also offer paddling lessons and not only serve Smith Mountain Lake- but several lakes and rivers- if you are staying for while. Take a kayak trip down one of the Roanoke area’s scenic rivers. The Roanoke River runs right through town, providing a great float that is easy to do in a few hours. The James River is only 35 minutes away for those looking for a bigger river and a longer day on the water.  Call us today to assist in booking this with your rental at the lake.

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