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“Beautiful!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Summersville Dam

Summersville Dam
Summersville, WV
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tampa
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Several deer ran down the side of the road and just missed seeing a mother bear and her two cubs crossing the Dam.

Visited June 2014
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Madison, West Virginia
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Scenic Views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stopped at the Summersville Dam to have a view of the lake. There's an overlook beside the road. It was a beautiful sunny day that made for some great photos.

Visited June 2014
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“Literally a blast to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It is 2,280 feet long and at 390 feet tall it is almost as high as a forty story building.It is what is described as a "rock-fill dam" and is the second largest of this type in the eastern US..You can stick your toes in, fish from the rocks, or just admire the scene. It is worth a look. There is also a little hidden FREE campground in the parking lot with potty facilities

Visited April 2014
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