Where Incredible Scenery -n- Warm Hospitality Meet!
Deluxe Cabins with hottubs and fireplaces and RV Camping under the shadow of West Virginia's only working Lighthouse overlooking Summersville Lake. Summersville Lake Lighthouse was designed and constructed in part by local high school drafting, pre-engineering and welding students, this acclaimed structure stands over 100 feet tall offering unparalled views of Summersville Lake and the Gauley River National Recreation Area. Watch Brad Rice's Traveling WV video on WCHS TV and Fox 11 about the Lighthouse.
Watch the Raising of the Lighthouse below
Reservations 9am to 6pm Daily
OFF SEASON RATES
November 1st to March 31st
OPEN YEAR ROUND! Call 888.872.5580 for more information
Climb 122 heart pounding steps, (the equivilent of a ten story building) to the top for a spectacular view of the Gauley River National Recreation Area.
Summersville Lake Lighthouse is Open 9am to 6 pm Daily - April thru October!
For November thru March Tours please call before you arrive. Special Evening Tours that are available from 6 pm to dusk nightly for watching that spectacular sunset or for see the full moon and stars. Purchase your Token or Season Pass (entitles you to climb all season) in the new Summersville Lake Retreat Gift Shop which is open 9am to 6 pm Daily through April to October. The Gift Shop has an assortment of Souveniers such as T-Shirts, Mugs, Lighthouse Prints, Wild Mountain Soap and Candles, Toys, etc. Courtney Rosemond from WOAY TV did a one tank trip segment on the Lighthouse. Click to view One Tank Trip and see what everyone else is seeing.
Search from among spectacular cliffside trails and sunset coves for that perfect spot to play. Summersville Lake Retreat offers several types of clean well-equipped boat rentals, from solo and tandem kayaks and canoes to fishing and pontoon boats. Our Motorcats are the most "fun per mile" of any boat on the water.
Eco-friendly kayak touring is easy on your budget and enviroment.
Explore our spacious grounds and find a variety of amenities to suit your camping style, from full service pull-thrus with lake and lighthouse views, designed to accommodate the largest of motor coaches, to scenic tent sites out on the North Pointe. A glimpse into our centrally located showerhouse reveals clean modern facilities adjacent to the commons and recreation areas.
For those who truly love "Campin' In Style", relax in your own cabin on the West Ridge where the only traffic noise that your likely to hear may be a boat making its way through the lake out in the distance. Our cabins are constructed onsite using native hemlock and are thoughtfully furnished inside and out. The Deluxe cabins have full-sized kitchens equipped with everything that you may need, right down to the corkscrew. Spacious baths feature custom built ceramic showers and floors. Additional amenities include a gas fireplace and large hottub on the back porch offering plenty of privacy. Handicap accessible and pet friendly mean comfortable accommodations where the entire family can relax and reconnect. Brouse through a unique selection of books, games and vintage toys. Stay with us in the Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter...it doesn't matter what season, we are open year round.
It's all there waiting for you to enjoy
under the shadow of West Virginia's Only Lighthouse.....