Friends of Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Monday, June 24, 2024

2023 Pontoon Boat Tour Schedule

Here are the proposed dates for using the boat for general public tours:

Special general public tours:

Saturday           May 13, 2023                            Mother’s Day Event                                          1 tour:   9:30am-11:00am

 

Saturday           June 17, 2023                            Virginia State Parks History and Culture Day            2 tours: 9:30am-10:30am

                                                                                                                                                            10:45am-11:45am

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Regular weekly general public tours, including full moon tours and sunset cruises:

 

June

Thursday          June 1, 2023                 9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            June 6, 2023                 9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          June 8, 2023                 9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            June 13 2023                 9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          June 15, 2023                9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Saturday           *** (see above June 17, 2023) ***

Tuesday            June 20, 2023                9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Wednesday       June 21, 2023                8:00pm-9:00pm             SML Sunset Cruise    (sunset @ 8:41pm)    

Tuesday            June 27, 2023                9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          June 29, 2023                9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

 

 

July

Thursday          July 6, 2023                  9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            July 11, 2023                8:15pm-9:15pm             “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          July 13, 2023                9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            July 18, 2023                9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Wednesday       July 19, 2023                7:45pm-8:45pm             SML Sunset Cruise    (sunset @ 8:36pm)

Thursday          July 20, 2023                9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            July 25, 2023                9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife” 

Thursday          July 27, 2023                9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Monday           July 31, 2023                8:00pm-9:00pm            Full Moon Tour                (sunset @ 8:27pm; moonrise @ 8:10pm)

 

  

 

August

Thursday          August 3, 2023              9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            August 8, 2023              9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          August 10, 2023            9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            August 15, 2023            9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          August 17, 2023            9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            August 22, 2023            9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Wednesday       August 23, 2023            7:15pm-8:15pm             SML Sunset Cruise    (sunset @ 8:01pm)

Tuesday           August 29, 2023           7:30pm-8:30pm            Full Moon Tour                (sunset @ 7:53pm; moonrise @ 7:27pm)

Thursday          August 31, 2023            9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

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September

Thursday          September 7, 2023        9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            September 12, 2023       9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Wednesday       September 13, 2023       6:45pm-7:45pm             SML Sunset Cruise    (sunset @ 7:31pm)

Thursday          September 14, 2023       9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Tuesday            September 19, 2023       9:30am-11:00am            “Watchable Wildlife”

Thursday          September 21, 2023       9:30am-11:00am           “SML and State Park Historical”

Thursday         September 28, 2023     6:30pm-7:30pm            Full Moon Tour    (sunset @ 7:08pm; moonrise @ 6:57pm)

 

Total:  37 general public tours

3 Specialty morning tours

27 Weekly morning tours

3 Full moon evening tours

4 Sunset evening tours

 

                                                                                                                                                                               4/25/2023