Choose your pace activities include hiking, high ropes course, and canoeing or kayaking on Smith Mountain Lake. 2 hiking choices; about 4 miles and approximately 2 hours, or about 6.5 miles and approximately 3 hours. Getting on/off shuttle; driving about 19 miles; approximately 1/2 hour to trailhead. Boating activity duration choices of about 1 or 2 hours following shoreline.
In the dining hall, the breakfast buffet will feature a variety of hot and cold items, plus milk, juice, coffee, tea, water.
Joining with our Group Leader, we’ll brush up on our canoe and/or kayaking skills on land through a safety and technique session before heading down to the shoreline of Smith Mountain Lake. We’ll then all climb into our respective boats and explore the water’s edge together with our group. Alternatively, you may choose to head out by shuttle with our hiking expert and drive to the 1,440-acre Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve where we’ll have an expert-led hike to soak in some great valley views.
In the dining hall, we'll enjoy yummy selections from the buffet with milk, juice, lemonade, coffee, tea, water included. Feel free to bring any other beverages of your own to enjoy.
Throughout the afternoon, check out some of the onsite expert-led activities including a high ropes course, archery, and pitch-and-putt golf. Feel free to try any or all of these activities, each with some expert-led training and advice throughout. Lastly, you may choose to go on the hike in Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve.
Dining room buffet.
With our Group Leader, we’ll set out for an early evening canoe or kayak, according to personal choice, along the shores of Smith Mountain Lake. Sunset is a particularly good time to spot waterfowl.