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.

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