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Mt. Nebo, West Virginia

Summersville Lake Retreat

Mt. Nebo, West Virginia



Mt. Nebo, West Virginia
Phone: (304) 872-5975

Sites: 68
Recent Rate: $46 9/2016

Latitude: 38.199338565984
Longitude: -80.863666534424

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

21 Reviews

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Staff couldn't be nicer. All very helpful upon check in, escorted to site. Someone cancelled and we were bumped up to one of the prime sites with view of the lake. Trash container at each site which is picked up daily. We only stayed overnight this time, but roads are good and easy to pull into site w/o disconnecting our tow. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful campground with large spacious sites. It is designed for family camping, with an abundance of tent sites. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. Wifi is excellent. The restrooms and showers are very clean and well maintained. The only drawback is, there only 12 full hookup sites(6 50 amp) and limited amenities. Some leveling is needed and each site has it's own trash can. That being said, we would definitely stay there again. Hello Otis. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Truly a beautiful RV park with excellent services. Fast internet access and very good local TV signals as well as satellite service. Very spacious sites, not at all crowded. Excellent location for access to New River Gorge. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Summersville as well as Fayetteville

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Really clean spacious park. Nice part of the world and very scenic. No cable but 4-5 over air channels. Site included picnic table and fire ring. Only concern was strange check in procedure. You check in at the gate (not the office where there is lots of room for people to go around you) so those checking in holds up access for everyone else trying to get into the park. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Check out the visitor center for the bridge 15 miles south of the park on highway 19. Nice viewing areas.

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Review Count: 82
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful spacious park with all amenities. Easy access with no obstructions. Fall colors in the surrounding woods were fantastic. Only a few miles to Summersville with stores and restaurants. Will be back for sure. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice park with terrific views. Our pull thru site was gravel/grass but large and fairly level. We liked the fire rings and garbage cans at each site. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We did not use the restrooms or showers but, as well-maintained as the rest of the park is, we would guess they're fine. They have West Virginia's only working lighthouse and you can purchase tickets to tour it. They do have one rule that I wonder about; they have a limit of two dogs per site. I have a problem understanding how three 10 pound dogs could be more of a problem than two 75 pound dogs but only stayed one night so didn't raise the issue. There are very few campgrounds in this area so we would definitely stay here again. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We paid for a pull-through and "view" site at $41.60 with our Good Sam discount. The view was outstanding! There is no lake access but the park has several trails with nice views. We took 1 trail today that was marked 1.2 miles that I would consider moderate to difficult but we enjoyed the workout . Staff is very nice and worked through Wi-Fi issues until they were finally resolved. Sites are well spaced with a lot of room in between. Each site also has fire pit and your own garbage can...very convenient! We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Well managed checkin. We had one of the deluxe pull thru sites. Great view of the lake from the hill where the sites are located. Site was easy in and out, level and had clear view for satellite. Very clean and manicured park with a manned security gate. The bathrooms and showers were great. There is an area for ping pong and corn hole tossing. The lighthouse is cool. They also have boat rentals available, but we did not have the time this trip to check that out. Not far from Summersville for supplies and a great little Mexican restaurant suggested by the park. Also convenient to the River Gorge area. This park would be our choice to stay in again when we are in area. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground with good space between sites. Gravel roads. Our site was electric (50 amp) and water only as the full hookup sites were taken. Price reflects a Good Sam discount. Very quiet and the staff couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. Led us to various sites and let us choose location. Satellite reception and cell phone (AT&T) were very good. Easy on and off Rt 19. We would camp here again. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is close to highway, but no road noise. Easy in/out. On top of a mountain with some sites in open, good for satellite reception. Roads and sites are gravel, sites are not level, but not too .far from it. Power, water, and cell (AT&T) were good. We would stay here again. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 64
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly and accommodating staff. Our site was VERY unlevel. Could not get our rig level even with blocks. Nicely maintained CG. Thought it a little pricey $38 for two people plus $12 for a third person. Probably wouldn't have been so unacceptable if there was cable TV and the sites were level. Probably won't be in the area again but likely would stay here for a day or two. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Summersville Lake is the main attraction here. Unfortunately, the nearest access is several miles away. The grounds are well kept and restrooms were clean. Roads were all gravel and majority of sites required several leveling blocks. There is no shade for 95% of the RV sites. 90+ degree heat in the boiling sun without water access is not our idea of good camping. Tent sites were well shaded. Lots of traffic noise on weekday mornings but quieter on weekends. No dump station available. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

We were traveling through the area checking out campgrounds and attractions for our upcoming vacation and found this place. We called ahead for information and found the office staff very friendly and helpful. Since we will have several tent campers with us on our return visit we checked out the restrooms and shower facilities and were pleasantly surprised. They were very clean. We are currently planning our family's end of summer event here and may even return to enjoy their new cabins. This is a quiet country setting with lots of amenities and hospitality. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is by far the largest private one we have ever seen. It’s an old farm of over 70 acres, about half of which is heavily wooded. Lots of sites for tent camping and RV’s. You won’t be too close to your neighbor here. Three A-frame rustic cabins in the woods also. Only 6 sites are true pull-thru type, with 50 amp power, generously spaced, and level enough to use without blocking. Pull-through sites are unshaded, so no problems with satellite access. Interior roads are gravel with gravel parking areas at nearly all sites. The park is about 2 miles from Summersville Lake, away from the noise of the jet skis and boats. Whitewater rafting on the Gauley River is nearby. The park has a variety of types of boats to rent for lake use, but you must tow the boat to the lake yourself. Lots of open space for kids to ride bikes or tumble down the mowed hillsides. Some kids' climbing/playground equipment.There is no pool. Wifi is poor and could probably improved if the antennas were raised higher than surrounding structures and parked RV’s. There is no cable TV. The toilets and showers are very clean and well maintained. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Quiet, there is little or no road noise here. Summersville has some shopping and restaurants, Lowe’s, WalMart and a real treat, Hardman”s Hardware; reminds you of Restoration Hardware but with real hardware. We enjoyed our quiet stay here and plan to return. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground. We chose it knowing there was no lake access. We would rather drive to lake than be jammed into an over-crowded campground. Many activities for families: Hawk's Nest State Park, New River Gorge, Babcock State Park, Mystery Hole, Carnifax State Park. Had ice and firewood for sale in the office. Very nice staff. There are hiking trails on property. Laundry facilities and a pool would have made it even better. Plan to return. Stayed at site 27 which had an excellent view of playground and games, with minimal leveling required. We camped at Summersville Lake Retreat in a Fifth Wheel.

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