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Q. - Is Tygart Lake State Park open in the winter months?

A. – Yes.  Tygart Lodge is open in winter months, however, the cabins are not.  Cabins are open from mid-April through December.

Q. – What does the lake look like in winter and other seasons?

Tygart Lake in late october Tygart Lake in summer
Tygart Lake in late October. Tygart Lake in summer.
Tygart Lake in Winter Tygart Lake in spring.
Tygart Lake in winter. Tygart Lake in spring.

Q.  Do rooms and cabins at Tygart Lake State Park have air conditioning?

A.  Yes. Lodge rooms at Tygart Lake lodge have air conditioning units in each rental room.  The  cabins have ceiling fans. The ADA compliant cottage is equipped with an air conditioning unit.

Q:  Is there a horsepower limit on boats at Tygart Lake.

A:  No

Q:  What are the best days for kayaking or canoeing at Tygart Lake?

A:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are days with less boat traffic on the lake.  Saturday and Sunday typically have heavy motorboat traffic making the lake quite choppy.

Q:  Is there a fee to launch a boat?

A:  No.  Tygart Lake State Park offers two boat ramps free of charge. Launch fees do occur on facilities at managed by the Army Corps of Engineers, but at Tygart the launch sites are on the state park area.

Q:  Can I purchase a fishing license at the park?

A:  Yes.  Fishing licenses are sold at the park office.  The office is open from 8am until 4pm except during the Summer when office hours are extended to 8am until 8pm. Online purchase of a fishing or hunting license is also an option.  That information link is on the left column, last button, 'WV Fishing/Hunting License' and links directly to the WVDNR license sales.

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