Summit Lake
Near Richwood, in Greenbrier County and The Monongahela National Forest.
Approxiamtely 10 miles: From Richwood travel east on State Route 39/55 approximately 8 miles to Forest Road 77, then 2 miles to Summit Lake.
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Summit Lake - Fall colors
Summit Lake - Autumn colors   (October 2007)
Summit Lake campgrounds open after the first week of April through the end of the first week of December. Has 33 semi-primitive campsites that feature paved parking spurs. Each site includes a picnic table, fire ring, lantern post and gravel activity area. There are 3 handpumps and 3 non-accessible vault toilets. There is no electricity. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis and campers may stay a maximum of 14 nights and no dump station is available at Summit Lake but the Scuttle Butt that I have been told there is a privately owned dumpstation available in Richwood. There’s a couple nice little trails, Summit Lake Trail and Pocahontas Trail from the campgrounds that we used for biking and hiking. Contact: The Gauley Ranger District, 932 North Fork Cherry Road., Richwood, West Virginia 26261 (304 ) 846-2695. for the most accurate information and Season Beginning/Ending Dates and Fees.
Summit Lake - Fall colors
Fall colors at Summit Lake.   (October 2004)
If you are lucky enough to see a black bear meandering about at Summit Lake, remember that West Virginia bears are wild. Please do not approach them and never give them food.
Summit Lake
Summit Lake - Fall colors   (October 2004)
The lake has an accessible fishing pier and boat launch. Gasoline motors are prohibited but electric motors are allowed and row boats are permitted on the lake.
Swimming is prohibited except during the annual Scenic Mountain Triathlon.

Fall colors at Summit Lake.
Fall colors at Summit Lake   (October 2004)
Summit Lake is a 42-acre cold water lake is in Greenbrier County, West Virginia in the Gauley Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest. The lake holds bass, pan fish, and stocked with trout by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and pan fish are most abundant.
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Where:               Summit Lake, Greenbrier County, West Virginia   
When:                Autumn of 2004 / 2007   
Photographer:        Bill Gardner  
Photo submitted by:  Bill Gardner

If you are lucky enough to see a black bear meandering about at Summit Lake, remember that West Virginia bears are wild. Please do not approach them and never give them food.
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Make Summit Lake your first ice fishing excursion to Greenbrier County, West Virginia in the Gauley Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest.