Summersville Lake Dam

Summersville Lake Becomes 36th State Park

Summersville Lake is now a state park, opening the possibility of new recreational activities like hiking and biking trails to the community of Nicholas County and tourists alike.

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Justice: Building More Dams And Lakes Key To Flood Control

In his Tuesday coronavirus briefing, Gov. Jim Justice repeated his belief that the “big fix” to flood control is building “lots of dams and lakes.”

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Unpacking Justice's Lake Building Proposal

1/15/19 9:55 a.m. -- This story was updated with a statement from the WVDEP. In his State of the State address to the West Virginia Legislature last week,…

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September 3, 1966: Summersville Lake and Dam Dedicated

On September 3, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson traveled to Nicholas County to dedicate the Summersville Dam and Lake. With a summer pool stage of nearly…

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