Smith Mountain Dam

Address: 272 Westlake Road, Hardy, VA, USA
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Phone: 276-721-4675
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Smith Mountain Dam, spanning 816 feet from one bedrock-anchored end to the other, 245 feet tall and 30 feet thick at the base, looks large when you gaze down on it in aerial photos or from its visitor’s center observation decks. But until you stand at the base on the downriver side and peer up toward the spillways above, you don’t realize how big it really is!