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Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake.

It's also perfect for small group conferences and retreats and is a favorite spot for family reunions.

Tygart Lake visitors enjoy great fishing and boating (seasonal) on the mountain-stream fed waters of the lake. Guests that kayak or canoe find mid-week days best for this pursuit.

Tygart Lodge overlooks the lake and offers some of the most comfortable and appealing guest rooms in West Virginia's renowned state park system. In addition to the lake, Tygart features five hiking trails, camping, and two gift shops.

A park naturalist plans free nature programs and recreation activities in summer months. A number of historical and popular attractions are near the park. Click Things to Do and then the “nearby” link.

Tygart Lake is a flood control lake protecting areas from West Virginia to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During the summer months the lake is held at a relatively normal water level. Between mid-September and April, the lake is drawn down in anticipation of heavier precipitation.

Tygart Lake Lodge sleeping rooms and full-service restaurant is open year-round. The vacation cabins are open mid-April through December 31. The campground is open from mid-April until late autumn.

The Tygart Lake State Park Foundation maintains a Facebook page with local information, park activities, and  more.  Water levels in the lake and time sensitive information is posted to Facebook to keep park patrons informed. Click here to redirect to the foundation Facebook page.

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