10 Most Beautiful Lakes In Virginia

We received about 150 responses to Which are the most beautiful lakes in Virginia? We've compiled a list of some of the most popular submissions below. Favorite lake made the list.

Created in 1963, Smith Mountain Lake is the second largest freshwater lake in Virginia, and may just be one of the most popular lakes in the state.

1. Smith Mountain Lake

Fishermen know this lovely lake very well! This 109-acre lake is a great place to fish for bass, bluegill, black crappie, and channel catfish.

2. Germantown Lake

3. Lake Accotink

4. Claytor Lake

5. Lake Chesdin

6. Hungry Mother Lake

7. Silver Lake

8. South Holston Lake, Abingdon

9. Lake Barcroft

10. Philpott Lake

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