Summit Lake Campground

  

Summit Lake

A 33-unit semi-primitive, wooded campground with paved access roads and parking spurs, located approximately 10 miles from Richwood, WV, adjacent to a popular 43-acre cold water fishing lake.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: See Recreation Site Information.
Fees See Recreation Site Information.
Permit Info: Sites are not reservable. Sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions:
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • Check-out time is 2:00 p.m.
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
Closest Towns: Richwood, WV
Water: Two Hand Pumps in upper loop and a faucet in lower loop.
Restroom: Five accessible vault toilets.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center:  
More information on this campground is available through the Gauley Ranger District, 932 North Fork Cherry Rd., Richwood, WV 26261 (304) 846-2695.

General Information

Directions: From Richwood travel east on State Route 39/55 approximately 8 miles to Forest Road 77, then 2 miles to Summit Lake Recreation Area.

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Campground Camping

Two loops with 33 semi-primitive, wooded campsites with paved access roads and parking spurs.  Campsites also feature picnic tables, fire rings, lantern post and gravel activity area. There is no electricity, but generator use is permitted from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
 

RV Camping

Two loops with 33 semi-primitive, wooded campsites with paved access roads and parking spurs.  Each site includes a picnic table, fire ring, lantern post and gravel activity area. There are three handpumps and five accessible vault toilets . There is no electricity, but generator use is permitted from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

No dump station is available. There are two privately owned dump stations available in Richwood, WV.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.248730
  Longitude : 
-80.444800