Stay -n- Play under the shadow of West Virginia's Only Working Lighthouse.... Summersville Lake Retreat!


Discover one of the most unique vacation destinations in Southern West Virginia where you can stay under the shadow of West Virginia's only working lighthouse...Summersville Lake Lighthouse!

Deluxe Cabins and Pull-thru RV Sites overlooking Summersville Lake and the Lighthouse, complete with WIFI and all of the amenities.... scenic tent sites out on the North Point, where the only traffic your likely to hear may be a boat making its way through the lake in the distance.  Explore our spacious grounds for the perfect cabin or campsite to suit your camping style.

Relax in the hot tub or in front of the fireplace of your Cabin out on the West Ridge, handcrafted of native hemlock and thoughtfully furnished with everything from linens to culinary items. Browse through a selection of books, games and vintage toys sure to entertain guests of all ages.... it's all there!

Eco-Friendly Paddle Boat Rentals include solo and tandem kayaks and canoes. We also have added Stand Up Paddle Boards to our rental fleet, the perfect craft for searching among Summersville Lake's spectacular cliffside trails and sunset coves for that perfect spot to play. 

Summersville Lake Lighthouse is Open for Tours 9am to 6 pm Daily - April thru October or by appointment November thru March!      Watch the video below to see how the Lighthouse was erected.

Purchase your Token or Season Pass (entitles you to climb all season) in the new Summersville Lake Retreat Gift Shop

At the Lake Gift Shop has a unique assortment of One of a Kind Handmade "Lady of the Light" GPS Lighthouse Jewelry, Lighthouse T-Shirts & Hoodies, Mugs, Lighthouse Prints, Wild Mountain Soap, Salt Works,Toys and more! 

Please DO NOT follow GPS routing to locate us. Call for directions or the actual coordinates to put into your GPS unit is N 38.19950  W -80.8660. 

From I-79 North: Take Exit 57, US Rt. 19 S to Summersville. Five miles south of Summersville, turn right on Rt. 129 (traffic light). Entrance is 2/10 (.2 ) mi. on the right.

From I-64 East or West and I-77 South: Take Exit 48, US Rt. 19N. Travel US Rt. 19N to Rt. 129 (traffic light and U-Save on your right), turn left onto Rt. 129. Entrance is 2/10 (.2) mi. on the right.

We want you to arrive to the correct destination.  Have a safe trip!



Raising of the Lighthouse on October 17, 2012





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