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Top RV Camping near Summersville Lake

Looking for the best RV campgrounds near Summersville Lake? Find the best information on RV campsites and dispersed camping near Summersville Lake, including sites, reviews, and tips for getting the most out of your RVing experience. Each RV campsite offers quick access to one or more of Summersville Lake's most popular destinations.

Best RV Camping Sites Near Summersville Lake, WV (74)

    Camper-submitted photo from Rifrafters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rifrafters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rifrafters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rifrafters Campground
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    1.

    Rifrafters Campground

    24 Reviews
    83 Photos
    166 Saves
    Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Rifrafters Campground provides tent and RV camping and economy cabins in the woodlands near Fayetteville, West Virginia (WV) -- only two-miles south of the New River Gorge Bridge. Our cleanliness, accessibility, and quiet family atmosphere have earned us a place among West Virginia's most-popular camping areas. You'll also find a friendly full-time staff, exceptionally clean showers and restrooms, and plenty of space for small gatherings and walks in the woods behind the campground. Use our website to explore our camping amenities and find out more about the New River.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $44 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park Campground

    2.

    Babcock State Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    209 Photos
    150 Saves
    Winona, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $33 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run

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    Battle Run

    15 Reviews
    180 Photos
    131 Saves
    Keslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia

    Overview

    Battle Run Campground is conveniently located just south of Summersville, West Virginia, on the shores of the largest lake in the state. Superb water quality and sheer sandstone cliffs make Summersville Lake a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

    Recreation

    The 2790-acre lake provides excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, and scuba diving. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, walleye, panfish, and catfish. Trout are stocked below the dam in spring and fall. Visitors also enjoy the great hiking, biking, hunting, geocaching, and picnicking opportunities on the lands surrounding the lake. For high adventure seekers, whitewater rafting is available year-round on the world class Gauley River. The Summersville Lake area also offers technical rock climbing.

    Facilities

    The 2790-acre lake provides excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, and scuba diving. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, walleye, panfish, and catfish. Trout are stocked below the dam in spring and fall. Visitors also enjoy the great hiking, biking, hunting, geocaching, and picnicking opportunities on the lands surrounding the lake. For high adventure seekers, whitewater rafting is available year-round on the world class Gauley River. The Summersville Lake area also offers technical rock climbing.

    Natural Features

    Scenic Summersville Lake is known for its striking cliffs and quiet coves along 60 beautiful miles of shoreline. Dense forests of maple, oak, hickory, beech and birch trees cover the region. Wildlife, including black bear, deer, grouse and turkey, is abundant in the area.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park is a 10-minute drive from the campground. The park offers a museum, three Gauley River overlooks and hiking trails as well as a Civil War Battle Reenactment every other year. Summersville Lake Marina and Sarge's Dive Shop are 11 miles away, offering kayak and pontoon boat rentals. The town of Summersville, another five miles north, has several grocery stores, restaurants and service stations. Mountain Lake Campground is a privately managed campground with lake access. Summersville Lake Retreat is three miles east on Route 129 offering cabins and lighthouse tours. World-renowned rock climbing on the New River Gorge- just 18 miles south. Within the 63,000 acres of New River Gorge River are over 1,400 established rock climbs. "The New" has become one of the most popular climbing areas in the country. The cliffs at New River Gorge are made up of a very hard sandstone, and range from 30 to 120 feet in height.

    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins
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    Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins

    14 Reviews
    58 Photos
    114 Saves
    Summersville Lake, West Virginia

    Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins is located just two miles off route 19 in Summersville, West Virginia. Over 250 sites which include lake front-end 4 of the area's ONLY lakefront cabins! 30/50 amp sites, cozy cabins, and yurts! Themed weekends with activities for all ages to enjoy! PET FRIENDLY! (with certain restrictions) We accept cash and major credit cards. 

    Amenities we offer:

    • Seasonal pool
    •  WiFi
    • mining sluice
    • miniature golf
    • jumping pillow
    • golf cart rentals
    • laundry rooms
    • outdoor theater
    • multiple playgrounds
    • themed weekends
    • after-hours security
    • tank service
    • tow on/off service
    • boat/camper storage
    • on-site restaurant
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from New River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from New River Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from New River Campground

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    New River Campground

    15 Reviews
    76 Photos
    182 Saves
    Gauley Bridge, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Ace Adventure Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Ace Adventure Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Ace Adventure Resort
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    Camper-submitted photo from Ace Adventure Resort
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    Ace Adventure Resort

    14 Reviews
    32 Photos
    133 Saves
    Thurmond, West Virginia

    Located on 1500 wooded acres adjacent to the New River Gorge National River ACE Adventure Resort offers white water rafting trips on the New and Gauley rivers and great camping near Fayetteville. But, that’s not all! Over the years we’ve added all the outdoor adventures that our state is known for including the only zip line tours with views of the Gorge. We also host rock climbing, mountain biking, lake adventures… we even have a waterpark on base. Plus, at the end of the day, we have a range of lodging and camping options plus dining facilities on property. So, what are you waiting for? Live free this summer at ACE Adventure Resort!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $600 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek
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    Adventures on the Gorge - Mill Creek

    8 Reviews
    20 Photos
    58 Saves
    Lansing, West Virginia

    Adventures on the Gorge is the nation’s premier adventure outfitter and resort nestled on the rim of New River Gorge National Park. Perched above the ancient New River and surrounded by West Virginia’s lush forest, our 350-acre resort provides breathtaking views of the New River Gorge and its famous, steel-arch bridge. Here, you can trade in your screens and the stresses of everyday life for drinks by the pool, comfortable cabins, and quality time with the people who matter most.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $7 - $69 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
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    Summersville Lake Retreat & Lighthouse

    7 Reviews
    112 Photos
    69 Saves
    Summersville Lake, West Virginia

    Summersville Lake Retreat is your jumping off point to all that there is to do in beautiful Southern West Virginia from spending the day on Summersville lake to exploring the New River Gorge National Park, we are 15 minutes from everything! You can stay with us in a variety of ways across our 57 acre wooded retreat with many sites that overlook Summersville Lake or have other fantastic views. We offer camping in one of our cabins or in your own RV, camper, tent, or hammock. Our large cabins are built onsite by Appalachian craftsmen out of native hemlock and are fully outfitted from the cookware to the linens and some are even equipped with hot tubs and fireplaces. Our Tiny Cabins and Vintage camper rentals are just right for your weekend glamping needs. Our RV sites are a variety of full hook up, water/electric, and primitive wooded sites to cover all camping styles. We are Open Year Round for Cabins & RV's.

    We take great pride in our wonderful amenities from our clean bathrooms and showers, pirate ship playground, huge dog park, hammock hangout, table tennis area, community fire pits, picnic shelters, cornhole arena, horseshoe pits, gift shop and camp store, and of course our working lighthouse that you can climb 10 stories to the see the views for miles.

    We also have both motorized boat rentals as well as kayaks, canoes, and SUP's for your enjoyment of Summersville Lake.

    Of course you can see photos of everything and book online from our website.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $40 - $56 / night

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