Camping at Battle Run Find the perfect site

When camping at Battle Run campground finding the right camp site is not always an easy decision. As you enter the campground, on the left the first loop.These are camp sites 105 thru 95. This should be a last resort.It’s to close to the main road.It has a lot of... read more

Overnight Camping at Summersville Dam

There is another camping area at Summersville Lake.If you like roughing it or primitive camping you have an alternative to Battle Run or if you are possibly waiting for a site to open up. You can go to The spillway at the dam. There are a few sites at the base of... read more

Summersville Lake, Summersville Dam

Summersville Dam was built in 1965 United States Army Corps of Engineers. It is 803 square-miles in length . Which backs up the gauley river to form Summersville lake.In 1966 Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated to Damn. The small town of Gad, West Virginia was the... read more

Camping at Battle Run

For those of you who have never been or are planning your summer vacation at Summersville Lake’s Battle Run campground or just going out to visit friends or relatives staying there. You may be wondering what to except when you you get there. If you are going to... read more

Summersville Lake WV Fishing

You would think with over 28,000 acres of water Summersville Lake would be full of fish.This maybe true,but due to the heavy boat traffic I have never had much luck during the day. I mainly like to fish at the lake during the night and early morning hours. The fish... read more

Summersville lake picnic shelters

If you were planning just to spend the day with someone or in the mood to have a picnic. Just across the damn there is a facility with shelters and picnic tables with small grills for a cookout. There is a total of four shelters that are available at any given time .... read more

Summersville Lake Marina

The Marina at Summersville lake is located just off rt 19 one mile from Summersville city limits. To get to the marina just take Airport road. It is the second right after leaving Summersville heading south. After turning onto Airport road you will travel about 3... read more

Summersville Lake Camping

Of all of the campgrounds in West Virginia Summersville Lake camping is the number one destination by far. Each year thousands converge to this crystal clear water impoundment to enjoy a summer of fun.Camping on the lake is but one of the many activities.... read more

Summersville Lake Attractions

While you’re staying in Summersville Lake in Battle Run campground there are more things to do other than the typical summertime activities. While you’re at the lake camping if you would like to go out exploring the nearby communities there are several... read more

Summersville Lake Cabins

Looking for a weekend getaway or a family vacation. Why not get out of the usual hotel room and get closer to nature . Renting a cabin on Summersville Lake. The cabins located near and close to Summersville Lake are outfitted with all of the amenities you would... read more