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Here are the 11 lakes we have listed within USA > South > West Virginia - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Summersville Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
2,790 Summersville Lake Pictures Also known as: Summersville Reservoir
Scenic Summersville Lake is the largest lake in West Virginia. The reservoir was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control on the Gauley and Kanawha Rivers, and boasts one of the largest earthen dam east of the Mississippi River. Since its completion in 1966, Summersville Lake has ...
Stonewall Jackson Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
2,650 Stonewall Jackson Lake Pictures Stonewall Jackson Lake, a young West Virginia lake that only finished completion in 1990, was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood protection along the West Fork River, create hydroelectric power, and improve water quality for the surrounding area. The lake performs all of these ...
Bluestone Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
2,040 Bluestone Lake Pictures Amidst the beautiful scenery of southern West Virginia lies the long, narrow Bluestone Lake. This reservoir, the third largest lake in West Virginia, is popular for its fishing and other recreational activities. Bluestone Lake was formed by a concrete dam built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...
Tygart Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1,750 Tygart Lake Pictures The wilderness song of Tygart Lake calls to fishing enthusiasts, boaters, campers, hikers, writers and artisans. Located near the beautiful Appalachian town of Grafton, West Virginia, the lake's recreational offerings attract visitors from the Mountain State as well as from the surrounding states of ...
Cheat Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1,730 Also known as: Lake Lynn
Located in northeastern Monongalia County, W.Va., Cheat Lake was formed in 1925 by damming the Cheat River to serve the needs of a hydroelectric generating facility, the 52-megawatt Lake Lynn Power Station, now owned and operated by Allegheny Energy Supply. Originally named Lake Lynn, the Board on Geographic ...
Burnsville Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
968 Burnsville Lake Pictures Also known as: Burnsville Reservoir
Beautiful Burnsville Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control flooding along the Little Kanawha River. The Corps began construction of the Burnsville Dam in 1972; the dam became operational in 1978. In addition to flood control, the 968-acre lake provides wildlife management ...
Jennings Randolph Lake
(Maryland, USA / West Virginia, USA)
952 Also known as: Jennings Randolph Reservoir, Bloomington Lake
Jennings Randolph Lake is nestled in a scenic valley along the North Branch Potomac River. This portion of the Potomac creates the county and state border between Garrett County, Maryland and Mineral County, West Virginia. The rural lakes and rivers of West Virginia's eastern panhandle and Maryland's ...
Beech Fork Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
720 Nestled in the verdant West Virginia hills off of Interstate 64 in Wayne County, Beech Fork Lake provides endless entertainment for visitors seeking a variety of fun outdoor activities. Located a few miles south of the City of Huntington, Beech Fork Lake is a short drive from Charleston, WV; Cincinnati, ...
Stonecoal Reservoir
(West Virginia, USA)
550 Also known as: Stonecoal Lake
Stonecoal Reservoir is a 550-acre lake nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains between the cities of Weston and Buckhannon, West Virginia. The lakes sits within a 3,000-acre Wildlife Management Area and offers excellent boating, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Located in both Lewis ...
Alpine Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
148 Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Alpine Lake is a private, gated community located near Terra Alta in Preston County, West Virginia. The community surrounds a 148-acre lake fed by springs and mountain streams. Here, property owners and their guests can boat and fish and boat to ...
Sleepy Hollow Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
7 Sleepy Hollow Lake is a sparkling, seven-acre private lake located near the town of Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia. The lake is an impoundment on the Cherry Run stream which forms the northern section of the boundary between Berkeley and Morgan Counties in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. ...

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