Gauley Tailwaters

Gauley River National Recreation Area, Near Summersville, West Virginia

Gauley Tailwaters does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The National Park Service offers primitive camping at Gauley Tailwaters, located just below Summersville Dam. From Route 19 at Mt. Nebo, take Route 129 west across the dam, then turn left at the river access sign. Bear right through the parking lot to the campsites. There are 18 drive-in sites for tents and RVs.

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