Summersville Lake Retreat and Lighthouse

Mount Nebo, WV

Summersville Lake Retreat welcomes you to stay and enjoy some of the most beautiful views in WV! Deluxe Vacation Cabins & Pull Thru Full Hookup RV Sites long enough to accommodate the largest of coaches that overlook Summersville Lake are open year round. WV’s Only Working Lighthouse and Tent Sites are open April thru October. Our boat rental fleet can be the tools for you to explore the spectacular cliffs and coves of Summersville Lake from May thru September.
Climb 122 steps to the top of West Virginia's only working lighthouse. Enjoy spectacular sunset views from the 360 degree gallery deck overlooking the Gauley River National Recreational Area and Summersville Lake. Plan your next event on the lighthouse grounds-- weddings, family reunions, tour groups. Gift shop onsite featuring handmade lighthouse men's and women's jewelry, one of a kind turkey calls, items for the lake. Stay & Play under the shadow of West Virginia's only working lighthouse.

Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily,weather permitting, subject to change without notice. Tours on the half hour.

Daily Admissions:
$7 Adults & Children 12 years & older
$5 Children up to 11years & seniors 65+
$20 Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) Group & Tour Rates call 888-872-5580. We welcome large school & tour groups to climb the lighthouse. Please allow approximately one hour for bus groups of 40+ people. Season passes available.

We accept American Express; Discover; MasterCard; Visa.

Trip Inspiration

48 Hours in the Mountain Lakes Region

While the lakes of this region are known for providing an abundance of summer-time fun, what most don't know is that there is still a multi...

Read More

Your 2022 West Virginian Winter Bucket List

It's never too early to begin planning for spectacular time spent in Almost Heaven this winter! To make it easier on you, we've created a b...

Read More

Shop 'Til You Drop: 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Cut down on the stress of holiday shopping this year and let our gift guide lead the way. From one-of-a-kind experiences to unique and orig...

Read More

A Beginner's Manual to Guided Hikes In West Virginia

Name a better place to get out and hike the great outdoors other than right here in the Mountain State. Filled with rolling mountains and l...

Read More

Check Out This Hidden Gem Overlook View

This secluded spot nestled within Mingo County is without a doubt one of West Virginia's best-hidden gems. Sitting at 1,200 feet above sea ...

Read More

5 Waterfalls To Visit at Peak Fall Foliage

Don't miss out on discovering some of Almost Heaven's most breathtaking waterfalls in a whole new view. Take an exciting fall adventure and...

Read More

Explore Autumn Adventures at Pipestem Resort State Park

Enjoy the natural beauty of West Virginia's fall season with the endless amount of fun-filled adventure options offered at Pipestem Resort ...

Read More

Spooky Spots in West Virginia

There are an endless amount of adventures to be had in the Mountain State, and yes, even haunted ones too. West Virginia is home to many gh...

Read More

2 Snowy Waterfall Getaways To Pick From This Winter

Chase waterfalls all winter long with weekend getaways to one (or both) of the below state parks. Here, you will find gorgeous views glimme...

Read More
More Inspiration