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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 October 2, 2018
WVChevyMike
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Smithers, West Virginia
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Nice

We made a last minute reservation to camp here for the weekend. The staff were extremely friendly... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Augustandwally
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278 Summersville Lake Rd, Highway 129 West, Mount Nebo, WV 26679-9112
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed August 30, 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DiFromOhio
Reviewed August 10, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CJ P
Reviewed July 31, 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Britney987
Reviewed June 24, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PalmGuru65
Reviewed June 1, 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank EileenSully
Reviewed October 21, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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daffyduck6291
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Response from Mickintexas | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead to make sure
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tlh304
August 6, 2016|
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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!
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