Hickory Lake


Hickory Lake, Virginia

Hickory Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Virginia for lake homes and lake lots.

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    About Hickory Lake
    Bedford County, Virginia

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Lake is a small, 60-acre lake in Goodview, Virginia. Roanoke is under 15 miles away, making it easy to take a quick trip to the big city.

    The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is under 20 miles away, and the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital is under 15 miles away. There are grocery stores such as Goodview Grocery and SHOP IN within just 10 minutes.

    Locals love to dine at Route 24 Diner LLC, Mill Iron Grill, and Table 50, all highly rated restaurants.

    On the Water Fun

    Hickory Lake is a small backyard paradise that offers privacy and recreation to residents.

    Many homes have docks, making it easy to explore the water by kayak or canoe. Residents can toss a line out, take a dip on a warm day, or relax on the shoreline.

    More Lake Opportunities

    Smith Mountain Lake is just 20 minutes from Hickory Lake and is a whopping 20,600-acre public reservoir, ideal for anyone eager for the classic lake experience.

    Ranked among Bassmasters best bass lakes, Smith Mountain Lake makes for superb fishing. It is stocked with striped bass, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and is also home to crappie, catfish, and muskellunge.

    Here, water activities are popular such as powerboating, canoeing, sailing, parasailing, swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and jet skiing. There are seven free public boat launch sites located around the shoreline.

    The lake is also home to the Smith Mountain Lake Beer & BBQ Festival in May and the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival in late September.

    Visit Roanoke

    Roanoke is full of many local attractions to keep everyone in your family entertained, from museums to sports to shopping and dining.

    To see beautiful nature scenes, be sure to drive a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Spanning 469 miles, this scenic drive winds along the Blue Ridge Mountains and is a must-see.

    For those looking to explore a museum, the city has plenty! Popular ones include The Taubman Museum of Art, the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, the Science Museum of Western Virginia, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation.

    With vibrant nightlife options, Roanoke is a great spot for a night out! Live music, delicious restaurants, popular breweries, lowkey wineries, and more await visitors.

    A Quiet Retreat to the Virginia Blue Ridge

    If you’re looking for a quiet retreat to the scenic Virginia Blue Ridge or just want a quaint lake with lots to do nearby, take a look at Hickory Lake. It just might be the location of your next lake home!