Sutton Lake


Sutton Lake is 1407 acres that is fed by the Elk River.  It is a narrow lake that provides an intimate canoeing experience with coves and two arms that meander up the Elk and Holley River drainages.  The lake is bordered by the almost 20 thousand acre Elk River Wildlife Management Area.  The lake is managed by the Army Corps of Engineers.   


Sutton Lake is located in central West Virginia, just to the east of Sutton. There are four public access sites on the lake.  The first is access from the town of Sutton just above the dam 38.660676, -80.688522  The second is at Bee Run Recreation Area 38.655582, -80.682071 (Google directions below).  The third is at Bakers Run Campground 38.635873, -80.576548 and the fourth is near the Gerald R. Freeman Campground 38.668030, -80.561406.  


Camping (Bee Run CG), Camping (Bakers Run CG) Camping(Gerald R. Freeman CG),  Canoeing (Elk River), Fishing, Hunting, Whitewater (Elk River)


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sutton Lake PO Box 426 Sutton, WV 26601



Web resources:

Army Corps Sutton Lake Page

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