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Tygart Lake State Park
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Rt. 1 Box 260
Grafton, West Virginia   26354

Phone: 304-265-6144
Toll Free: 800-225-5982
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Paramount to the park, nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains in scenic North Central West Virginia, is the 1,740-acre lake. Built by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1938, the park today boasts many features and facilities suited to the outdoor adventurer, family-ready for a quiet getaway, business group or small conference. Tygart Lake State Park is the perfect spot for your next family reunion.
Lodge Rooms

Perched on a promontory overlooking the lake, Tygart Lake lodge has 17 wood-paneled guest rooms featuring two double beds, color television, air conditioning and telephone with voice mail.We also offer 3 executive suites which feature 32" color televisions, dvd/vcr players, air conditioning, and sliding doors to a private deck overlooking the lake. One suite features two queen beds while two suites feature a king size bed and sleeper sofa.
Cabins Tygart Lake State Park offers 11 modern vacation cottages. Modern in design, the wood-paneled cabins feature fireplaces, electric and propane heat, modern kitchens and baths, and are completely furnished for housekeeping with cooking utensils, dishes, linens, towels and blankets.

Cabins can be reserved by the day, and two day minimum on weekends, from mid-April to the second Monday in June and from Labor Day until early January. Starting the second Monday in June, cabins are rented by the week only.
Campground Tygart Lake State Park Campground is open from mid-April through October weather permitting. Our campground offers fourteen electric sites and twenty-six standard sites for a total of forty camping sites.

Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. Water is located at the center of the campground and the sewage dumping station is located nearby. The centrally located bathhouse offers hot showers and toilets for campers. Reservations are not taken for the campground, all sites are on a first come first-served basis. Bagged ice and firewood are for sale at the check-in station.
Swimming is offered in the roped off beach area monitored by a staff of lifeguards.
Boats can be rented from the marina. They offer fishing boats, pontoon boats, and slip rentals by the hour, 1/2 day or full day(s). Call the marina directly for rates and reservations. 304-265-3974.

Tygart Lake State Park is located near Bridgeport, Fairmont and Grafton

Our picnic shelter is perfect for family reunions, family outings, catered functions, parties, cookouts and are available for reservation during the summer season. Reservations are recommended for summer weekends and holidays.
Nature Programs
The park Naturalist offers a variety of programs on the park's natural and cultural history. Programs and tours can be arranged for groups. These are available during the summer- Memorial Day through Labor Day and at other times by special request.

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
June 13 Beautiful Park! Wonderful Service! by L. Brazelton
park review stars; one to five My family and i stayed in one of the Cabins. It was in a beautiful location on a hill, and spotless! We saw raccoons, deer, and chipmunks up close. We cooked on the grill and spent quality time together enjoying the wilderness. We are looking forward to going back. This is a great place to go and unwind!
January 28 home away from home by Susie
park review stars; one to five its always an excellent experience at the clean...staff is very friendly and helpful...beautiful trails to staying there...
February 19 Quiet Get Away by VinnieWv
park review stars; one to five I have a boat slip on the lake and rent cabins for vacationing. Nice and clean cabins with nice play ground and walking trails. Several people around the marina come as far away from Pittsburgh and Ohio just to boat on Beautiful Tygart Lake.
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Located in the northcentral part of West Virginia, Tygart Lake is easily accessible by taking north/south U.S. Route 119 or east/west U.S. Route 50 to Grafton. From Grafton take Rt. 50 to South Grafton and follow signs to the park.

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