(WSLS 10) – A new $1 million facility is opening on Friday at Smith Mountain Lake. Appalachian Power will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new disability-accessible Oak Grove Boating facility.
The facility is near Hales Ford Bridge. It provides a double-size boat launching ramp, a fishing pier, and more than 60 parking spaces and restrooms.
It is the ninth public access facility created by Appalachian Power on Smith Mountain and Leesville Lakes.
It will be operated by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.