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Summersville Lake Lighthouse

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This was my first visit to the Summersville Lake Lighthouse. They had lots of activities and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Smithers, West Virginia
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We made a last minute reservation to camp here for the weekend. The staff were extremely friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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278 Summersville Lake Rd, Highway 129 West, Mount Nebo, WV 26679-9112
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in the area and picked up a brochure for this place. I decided to go to the only lighthouse in WV. It was $7.00 for me to walk up the light house myself. Took me about 5-7 minutes to do it. The view of...More

Thank RedHeels24
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Summersville Lake Lighthouse. They had lots of activities and events going on for the day. Car show was great. Also entertainment. But when I walked up into the lighthouse and saw the spectacular views of the mountains and...More

Thank WVChevyMike
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We made a last minute reservation to camp here for the weekend. The staff were extremely friendly and the campground was really nice. The lighthouse was cool and provided a nice view of the lake. There's a little trail going down through the woods that...More

Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This very beautiful place is a nice mix of woods and grassy areas with views of mountains. Managers very friendly. Shower building pleasant and always clean. Lighthouse is an odd but nice feature. Short drive to the lake. Easy access from Rt.19.

Thank epower872
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This lighthouse is not for navigation on the lake which is a common misconception. The lighthouse was built about 2012 because the owner of the property had an interest in building one. The light at the top actually helps guide planes to the local small...More

Thank dianebA380ZC
Reviewed 10 August 2018

My friend and I toured the lighthouse on August 9, 2018. We arrived just as they opened, only to find that tours were delayed because of heavy rainfall the day/night before. They did not want to risk anyone's safety with the chance of slipping on...More

Thank CJ P
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Mountain Mama has it all! Mountains, lakes, wonderful people and lighthouses! Located right off the road, it's easy to access with lots of parking. Gift shop also located on the grounds.

Thank Britney987
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the people had well kept boats and they made us feel welcome even told us of a local place to eat which was great. Use these people over any one on the lake they treat you right.

Thank PalmGuru65
Reviewed 1 June 2018

It was obviously built recently to make money. We did not pay to take the tour. It stands just off the road in the middle of a campsite park. The drive we took to the dam down the road was worth it.

1  Thank EileenSully
Reviewed 22 October 2017

What a nice surprise and neat place to visit! We stopped and took the tour on Sunday, 10/15, on our way through West Virginia. We had an awesome guide, Robin, who was friendly and very knowledgeable about the lighthouse. The trip up the 122 steps...More

Thank howlin12013
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Response from Mickintexas | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead to make sure
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Response from WV1stLighthouse | Property representative |
$7 adults, $5 kids and $20 family tours. If you need more info on the lighthouse just give us a call at 304/872-5975. Thanks hope to see you soon!