The Howell Run Picnic Area is a day use facility overlooking Jennings Randolph Lake, providing a beautiful backdrop for picnicking, sightseeing and hiking. A nesting pair of bald eagles call Jennings Randolph Lake home. Bring binoculars for the lucky chance to spot a bald eagle. Natural Features: The Lake spans 952 acres in the rugged hills of the West Virginia Allegany Mountains. Recreation: At the Howell Run Picnic Area, enjoy the panoramic view of the lake.Walk the Lakeside trail which connects the picnic area with the Shaw Beach area. Facilities: Shelter #2 is handicap accessible and has running water. It is closest to the restroom and playground equipment. The Gazebo is located in the center of the picnic area.Shelter #1 is the first shelter as you drive in. Each shelter comfortably accommodates groups of up to 30 people in a lovely lakeside setting. Nearby Attractions: A mile down the road is Shaw Beach where you can enjoy swimming. The project offers facilities for hiking, fishing, biking, swimming, boating and camping.