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Address: 278 Summersville Lake Road, Highway 129 West, Mount Nebo, WV 26679
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Cool if your into lighthouses

Ok it's not on the lake , it's not meant for boats . This is a beacon for planes, it's is on the lighthouse register and is the youngest lighthouse in the US , 4 yrs old. As best... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mickintexas
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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok. Being completely honest, this lighthouse is useless as a beacon of light to wayward ships, but it does bring in tourists. :-D I'm a fan of lighthouses, so we stop by this one a lot. Granted it pales in comparison to the lights of Quoddy and St. Augustine, but it's a welcome sight. I also enjoy seeing the beam... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok it's not on the lake , it's not meant for boats . This is a beacon for planes, it's is on the lighthouse register and is the youngest lighthouse in the US , 4 yrs old. As best I can find out it is the most inland working light, not verified though...... Beautiful views from the platform.

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Thank Mickintexas
Reston, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We are lighthouse aficionados so had to stop by. However, we couldn't convince ourselves to pay for the tour. We did get a souvenir in the quaint gift shop, though.

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Thank kenbrad
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We just had to stop to see the lighthouse in WV and we were pleasantly surprised. It is located on a campground which looks to be beautifully maintained. While a guide has to take you to the top, it was a quick walk and they were able to take us right away. He was very informative and knew much about... More 

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Thank jen829
Mount Nebo, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

It is definitely a tourist draw, but unfortunately, it does not set on the lake. It is visible from US 19 and just a hop off of the road. It's history is unique, and it offers tours.

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Thank tmw24
Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I really enjoyed this place for the camping, the lighthouse and the land. we did the trail that says 1.2 miles but seemed to go on for a long time. the markers were not all that visible and we ended off the beaten path. we were gonna go kayaking or canoeing but you had to reserve those 4 hours before... More 

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Mount Nebo, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You would not think to find a light house in WV, but there is. The climb to the top is somewhat challenging, but doable. I had to take a break half way up. The view is worth it. The gift shop is small, but has a lot to offer. There is also a camp ground for all size campers and... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We like to visit lighthouses and so we liked the new addition. We stayed at the retreat and it was a fun thing to do on a rainy day. Beautiful views from the top.

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1 Thank BentleysM0m
Hinton,WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

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, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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