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    About Rock Lake
    Marion County, West Virginia

    Rock Lake is in Fairmont, West Virginia. For a big-city adventure, the lake is under 30 miles from Morgantown and under 105 miles from Pittsburgh.

    The North Central West Virginia Airport is under 25 miles away, and the Pittsburgh International Airport is under 120 miles away. For medical care, the Fairmont Medical Center is under 20 miles away.

    Residents can shop in the nearby town of Fairmont and grab a bite to eat at local restaurants like Lesa’s Place or Leonard’s Grill.

    Life on the Water

    It's so easy to enjoy life on the water at Rock Lake! Popular activities include swimming, fishing, boating, and relaxing on the shoreline.

    Common species of fish found in this region are largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brook trout, bluegill, muskie, chain pickerel, northern pike, and yellow perch.

    Around the Lake

    There are plenty of options in the area for off-the-water fun around Rock Lake.

    First, check out neighboring Valley Falls State Park. This sprawling 1,145-acre park features waterfalls, 18 miles of trails, and a river for fishing and kayaking.

    Explore Clarksburg

    Rock Lake is also only half an hour away from the town of Clarksburg for amenities and attractions.

    The Simpson Creek Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge that makes a great spot for a picnic. It makes a great place for a photo opportunity and a West Virginia history experience!

    Visitors can also walk through the historic downtown district of Clarksburg, visit the Clarksburg History Museum, or take a walk at Lowndes Park.

    Explore Pittsburgh

    There are many things to do and see in Pittsburgh, making it a great day trip opportunity.

    First, check out Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a green oasis with breathtaking seasonal flower shows and special exhibits.

    Next, try the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, a great stop for the whole family to enjoy.

    Lastly, visit Point State Park, which served as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War. This National Historic Landmark and Park offer stunning views of the city and a variety of outdoor recreation.

    Why Rock Lake?

    Rock Lake is a great place for fun on the water while still being convenient to health, travel, and shopping needs. There are also several nearby attractions, making this a great spot to look for a lake property.