Lake Stephens

Hiking, camping, fishing and boating.
Whatever your passion, Lake Stephens does it right.

Lake Stephens

1400 Lake Stephens Road, Surveyor, WV

Lake Stephens, comprising of more than 2,300 acres, has been developed around the site of an old camp established by hunters and trappers in about 1792, at the instance of Stephen English, from whom it takes its name. This land now is the home to a 272 acre pristine mountain lake that is perfect for boating, fishing, and swimming. We have a marina, concession stand, beach, Aqua Water Park, Sprinkler Splash Pad, RV and tent camping, and cabin rentals. Are you hosting an event? We also have picnic shelters available to rent as wall at our Pavilion space. Our Pavilion is perfect for weddings and other big events. We offer a gazebo, a full kitchen and tables and chairs.

The Main Office is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday


Swimming, Water Parks, Trails, & Playground

Lake Stephens is a great water recreation destination. There is fun for all ages!

Swimming Beach is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Hours 11:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.

Aqua Water Park is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Hours 11:00 am to 6:00 pm every day.

Sprinkler Splash Pad is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Hours 11:00 am to 6:00 pm every day.

Concession stand, operated by A & J Catering, is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Hours 11:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.

Campground Store is open 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, 7 days a week.

Marina, Boating, & Fishing

Lake Stephens, a 272 acre mountain lake, offers great recreational opportunities for boating and fishing. We offer boating all year long. Launch in the summer from our Marina and in the winter from just beside the dam. Fishing is also great at Lake Stephens, from bluegill to catfish and walleye to bass and more! For your convenience, we offer a 24 hour marina from May to September. The Marina offers fuel, bait, refreshments, and some boating supplies. We offer 130 rental docks for those looking to dock their boat. We also offer five overnight docks.

The Marina is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Tent, RV, & Cabins

Lodging options at Lake Stephens includes cabin rentals, RV camping and tent camping. Our 7 cabins range in size depending on your needs and are available year around. The Campground is open from May 1st to October 31st. Each camp site has a picnic table and parking for two vehicles. The Camp Store offers fire wood, ice, propane, and other camping basics which can be found in the roundhouse at the entrance to the campground. The roundhouses also have showers and restroom facilities for campers. Additionally, laundry facilities are available in the RV roundhouse.

Event Space Rentals

Pavilion & Shelters

Lake Stephens offers a variety of spaces for your event needs. We have 5 outdoor picnic shelters. The pavilion is great for larger indoor events that includes gazebo and kitchen. Also, available to rent are the Aqua Water Park, Sprinkler Splash Pad, and beach.

Splash Pad, Beach, & Aqua Park

Starting Monday, August 19th, the Splash Pad, Beach and Aqua Park will only be open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Closed on Monday-Thursday.

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