The Summersville Lake Lighthouse was erected overlooking Summersville Lake in Mount Nebo, West Virginia on October 17, 2012. Standing 104 feet tall with a top elevation of 2,164 feet above sea level, the 77,000 lb. structure was a cylindrical tower constructed entirely of 1/2 inch thick steel. With a base diameter of 12 feet receding to 8 feet at the top, visitors can climb 122 steps to reach a 360 degree gallery deck offering unparalled views of Summersville Lake and the Gauley River National Recreation Area.
OPEN Daily - April thru October By Reservation - November thru March
All Lighthouse Tours are weather permitting and is subject to change without notice. Summersville Lake Lighthouse tokens are available at the Gift Shop. Open 9am-6pm Admissions: $7 – Adults and Children 12 years & older, $5 – Children ages 3 years to 11 years & Seniors 65+, $20 – Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) GRoup rates available. Sunset Tours - $15 per person and Fireworks Tour - $20 per person (Limit to 12 people only) Watch the video of the day the cranes lifted the Lighthouse into place at the Summersville Lake Retreat.
If you ever played with an erector set as a kid, you may enjoy this footage that was taken the day that we lifted the Lighthouse. On October 20th, 2012 All-Crane of St. Albans, West Virginia used a 230 ton header crane and 150 ton tail crane to do the erection....check it out....then come climb the 122 steps to the top....