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Tygart Lake In West Virginia

Tygart Lake, West Virginia

Boating, camping and fishing.

As an integral part of Tygart Lake Sate Park, Tygart Lake is a boating, fishing and outdoor recreation paradise. The lake covers 1,700 surface acres and has over 30 miles of shoreline. Marinas, camping, stores and restaurants are all convenient to visitors, and rental boats are available for fishing, boating and sight seeing. The park and lake is located in the northeast part of the state, in foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, at Grafton. There are several public boat launch ramps, as well as areas to portage kayaks or canoes. Swimming, camping, boating and fishing are all popular here, as well as hiking and other activities. Fishing enthusiasts will find bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, perch, white bass, muskie and pike all residing in this impoundment of the Tygart Valley River. Much of the shoreline is available for fishing from the bank.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES


Tygart Lake State Park Campground - 304 265-6144

Lakeside Resort Campground - 304 265-4440

Tygart Lake Map


Fish species found in Tygart Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch, muskie and northern pike.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern pike

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Local Contact Information

Tygart Lake State Park
1240 Paul E Malone Rd
Grafton, WV 26354
304 265-6144

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