Voted best campground in WV
We were voted Best Campground in West Virginia and one of the best vacation rentals too. You can now plan your vacation to the area and book your stay online.
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Cabins
We have 5 deluxe Cabins that are great for families, reunions, weddings, or just a visit to the area when you don’t want to bring anything. New for 2022 rent our Farmhouse Cabin or one of our new themed Tiny Cabins.
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Camping
The things that make us unique are the incredible views and scenery, spacious sites and beautiful grounds, and accessibility to tons of local attractions. From the biggest RV to the smallest tent we have a place for you. New for 2022 rent one of our Tiny Vintage Campers, relax in our Hammock Hangout, let your dogs run free in our enormous Dog Park, and the kids will love our Pirate Ship Playground.
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Boating
We have a fleet of pontoon boats, fishing boats, kayaks, canoes, and SUP’s that you can rent to explore Summersville Lake. New for 2022 we added a brand new pontoon boat, bass boat, and lots more kayaks.
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Lighthouse
We have one of the coolest attractions – the only working lighthouse in West Virginia. Climb to the top and see the views for miles.
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Join us for Bridge Day
Join us for the festival on the Bridge
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Cabins

Our West Virginia A-Frame Style Cabins have fully equipped kitchens and a great room that is a combination living and dining area with balcony loft, perfect for family gatherings. We have 5 deluxe Cabins that are great for families reunions, weddings, or just a visit to the area when you don’t want to bring anything. New for 2022 rent our Farmhouse Cabin or one of our new themed Tiny Cabins.

Camping

The things that make us unique are the incredible views and scenery, spacious sites and beautiful grounds, and accessibility to tons of local attractions. From the biggest RV to the smallest tent we have a place for you. New for 2022 rent one of our Tiny Vintage Campers, relax in our Hammock Hangout, let your dogs run free in our enormous Dog Park, and the kids will love our Pirate Ship Playground.

Boating

We have a fleet of pontoon boats, fishing boats, kayaks, canoes, and SUP’s that you can rent to explore Summersville Lake. New for 2022 we added a brand new pontoon boat, bass boat, and lots more kayaks.

Tour the Lighthouse

The Summersville Lake Lighthouse is one of the coolest attractions – the only working lighthouse in West Virginia. Climb to the top and see the views for miles.

Where Incredible Scenery & Warm Hospitality Meet

Summersville Lake Retreat & Lighthouse offers fully equipped West Virginia cabins, spacious camping from primitive to full service RV sites, a variety of clean, well-kept watercraft to rent, and fantastic tours to the top of the Summersville Lake Lighthouse that overlook the cliffs of West Virginia’s largest lake and the Gauley River National Recreation Area. 

Trademark Hospitality

Is more than just a tag line…it’s a way of life. From the gatekeeper who greets you upon your arrival, to the housekeepers and groundskeepers who help us put our best foot forward during your stay, this is what we do here in West Virginia. 

Best of West Virginia

We were voted Best Campground in West Virginia and one of the best vacation rentals too. You can now plan your vacation to the area and book your stay online.

Discover West Virginia With Us!

Summersville Lake Retreat is a great jumping off point to discover wild, wonderful, West Virginia, the biggest outdoor playground on the East Coast. Whatever your pleasure we have it here and then some! Come stay with us and explore all that West Virginia has to offer.

It's more to us than just a slogan

When you are here as our guest, you can take comfort knowing that we live and play here too, and take pride in our local knowledge of the region. Whether it’s the latest information on one of the many State Parks that are literally at our doorstop or bet on the best fishing hole or climbing spot just down the trail from us, you’ll feel as though you’ve found an old friend to guide you around during your stay.