R.D. Bailey Lake


R.D. Bailey Lake is 647 acres that is fed by the Guyandotte River.  It includes open water with cliffs along the shore, coves and a backwater section that meanders up the river.  All this is surrounded by 18,000 wooded acres of the R.D. Bailey Lake Wildlife Management Area.  The lake is managed by the Army Corps of Engineers.   


R.D. Bailey Lake is located in southern West Virginia south of Logan. The two public access sites on the lake are near the mouth of the river at the end of the Guyandotte Campground road and at Big Branch Day Use Area (Google directions below).  


Camping, Canoeing (Guyandotte River Trail), Fishing, Hunting, Whitewater


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, R.D. Bailey Lake, PO Box 70, Justice, WV 24851



Web resources:

Army Corps RD Bailey Lake Web Page

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