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Here are the 11 lakes we have listed within USA > South > West Virginia - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Stonewall Jackson Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1990 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 ...
Jennings Randolph Lake
(Maryland, USA / West Virginia, USA)
1982 Jennings Randolph Lake Message Forums 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)
1978 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, ...
Burnsville Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1978 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 ...
Stonecoal Reservoir
(West Virginia, USA)
1972 Stonecoal Reservoir Pictures Stonecoal Reservoir Message Forums 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 ...
Summersville Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1966 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 ...
Alpine Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1965 Alpine Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Spruce Knob Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1953 Spruce Knob Lake Pictures Spruce Knob Lake Message Forums Spruce Knob Lake, in West Virginia's Potomac Highlands, proves that good things come in small packages. Only 23 acres, the little reservoir was created especially for recreation when a dam was built across Narrow Ridge Creek in 1952. Tucked into Monongahela National Forest's nearly 81,000 acres, Spruce ...
Bluestone Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1952 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)
1938 Tygart Lake Pictures Tygart Lake Message Forums 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)
1925 Cheat Lake Pictures Cheat Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Lynn
A dam built across the Cheat River in 1925 created the scenic reservoir of Cheat Lake. Originally called Lake Lynn, the dam sits nearly at the border between West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Located in West Virginia's Mountaineer Country region, the reservoir meanders amid scenic green mountains and ...
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