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    About Stone Coal Lake
    Spanning Two Counties

    Stonecoal Lake is near Buckhannon and Weston, West Virginia, under 35 miles from Clarksburg, and under 65 miles from Morgantown.

    The North Central West Virginia Airport is under 35 miles away, and the Yeager Airport is under 110 miles away. St. Joseph's Hospital and Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Hospital are around 15 miles away.

    Residents can shop in Buckhannon, featuring stores like Wal-Mart Supercenter, Kroger, and Lowe’s. For local dining, grab a bite to eat at Kathy’s Diner or The Links Restaurant.

    Life on the Water

    It's so easy to enjoy life on the water at Stonecoal Lake! It spans 550 acres, leaving plenty of room for residents to explore and relax on.

    The lake sits within the 3,000-acre Stonecoal Reservoir Wildlife Management Area and offers boating, fishing, and hunting opportunities.

    There are two concrete boat ramps located at both ends of the lake for easy access. Motorboats are restricted to 10 horsepower.

    Anglers looking to toss out a line will find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, bluegill, walleye, rainbow trout, golden rainbow trout, carp, and muskie.

    Camping, swimming, and open fires are not allowed within the Wildlife Management Area, including Stonecoal Lake.

    Around the Lake

    There are plenty of fun things to do in and around the Stonecoal Lake area!

    First, check out Buckhannon River Walk Trail. This hiking area features beautiful scenery and wildlife observation opportunities. The trail is paved, pet-friendly, and good for biking.

    Next, visit the nearby town of Elkins, featuring the West Virginia Railroad Museum and the Gov. H. Guy Kump House, providing the opportunity to explore West Virginia history!

    Explore Clarksburg

    Stonecoal Lake is also a short distance 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.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home to enjoy, Stonecoal Lake is a great location!