Enjoy Breathtaking Smith Mountain Lake Views When You Hike The Chestnut Ridge Trail In Virginia
By Beth|Published April 22, 2021
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Smith Mountain Lake State Park is one of the most breathtaking destinations in Virginia. The namesake attraction, Smith Mountain Lake, offers endless water adventures paired with some truly exquisite scenery. However, if you’re hoping to appreciate the water while staying on dry land, we have the perfect itinerary. The Chestnut Ridge Trail is a lovely hike that will showcase beautiful views of Smith Mountain Lake as well as the surrounding landscape. So lace up those hiking boots because you’re in for an adventure you won’t soon forget!
Have you ever hiked the Smith Mountain Lake Trail in Virginia? What did you think? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below! For related content, be sure to check out the most beautiful hiking trails in Virginia.
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