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Address: 278 Summersville Lake Road, Mount Nebo, WV
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Afraid of Heights

I'm terrified of heights and just couldn't see myself walking to the top with a small child. I would of had it just been me; just to get the adrenaline pumping. It's ten... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Brittany C
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Hinton,WV
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Hinton,WV
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I'm terrified of heights and just couldn't see myself walking to the top with a small child. I would of had it just been me; just to get the adrenaline pumping. It's ten stories up, no air conditioning, $7 per person, or $20 for a whole family. I'm sure the view was nice. But I prefer being strapped in to... More 

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Pottstown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting story of how the lighthouse came to be. It is the only working lighthouse in WV. Tours available daily for a fee. Located just off of Rt 129 and Rt 19. Sits on the property of the Summersville Lake RV Resort and Campground - another great place!

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Marion, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were passing through and decided to stop ,right off the highway. very neat experience;it being the only lighthouse in WV. the guide was super nice and the view from the top exceptional. Definitely recommend.$7 per person

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Didn't know there is such a beautiful lighthouse in WV. I'm glad we didn't miss it for our fall advanture. The view is beautiful from the top to the bottom, especially in Autumn with all red, yellow, glod trees. It's not far from summersville Lake/Dam, worth a stop.

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Confluence, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Hearing the story of how this lighthouse was conceived and came to be is fascinating and climbing it to see the view is very cool! You don't hear of lighthouses being built these days and seeing it and learning how the community came together to see this project through is fun. If you like lighthouses, don't miss this one and... More 

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Martinsburg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Summersville Lake Lighthouse is an interesting site to visit. The view from the top is beautiful. Also, the engineering of the structure is fascinating. Friendly owners.

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Who'd have thought of a lighthouse in the middle of the mountains of WV? Yep....it's a rebuilt wind turbine & is actually a functioning lighthouse...walk the 122 steps to the top & get a great view of Summersville Lake. The gift shop & staff were extremely helpful & friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The story about how this lighthouse came to be is enough for you to want to see it in person...the added joy of saying you climbed a lighthouse...in West Virginia, is just too much. The confused looks on folks faces as they feverishly try to work out the geography in their minds is great! The tour is guided, which is... More 

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