Where Incredible Scenery -n- Warm Hospitality Meet!
Deluxe Cabins and Camping under the shadow of West Virginia's only working Lighthouse overlooking Summersville Lake. Designed and constructed in part by local high school 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 the video that the Summersville Community Television Station did on the raising of the Lighthouse and Brad Rice's Traveling WV video on WCHS TV and Fox 11 about the Lighthouse. Click on the links to view them.
Join us for the Grand Opening Dedication and Lighting Ceremonies to be held on our great state's Sesquicentennial Birthday on June 20th, 2013 when visitors will be able to climb 122 heart pounding steps, (the equivilent of a ten story building) to the top. Opens at 9am! You can now buy your season passes or tokens anytime. Get yours today!
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.
It's all there waiting for you to enjoy
under the shadow of West Virginia's Only Lighthouse.....
Discover a region so incredible that it would become the Boy Scout of America's top choice in the nation to build a 10,600 Acre High Adventure Camp.......
Site of the 2013 National Jamboree and the 2019 World Jamboree!
Imagine finding that special hidden place . . .
between a lake and a river . . .
where the best thing to watch this evening is a spectacular sunset . . .
100' TALL LIGHTHOUSE - GRAND OPENING 6/20/13!
LIGHTHOUSE STEP PLAQUES NOW AVAILABLE.