Burnsville Lake WMA U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Burnsville Lake HC 10, Box 24
Burnsville, WV 26335-0221
12,579 acres. Located three miles east of Burnsville off exit 79 of I-79, or 11 miles north on U.S. Route 19 from exit 67 of I-79. Hilly and steep terrain prevails, with some gently sloping upland areas and fairly flat creek bottoms. There is a mixture of young timber, brush and old fields creating good hunting conditions for deer, turkey, raccoon, rabbit and grouse. Populations of largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass, crappie, muskellunge, channel catfish and bluegill will give anglers plenty of action in 968-acre Burnsville Lake. Accommodations are provided for the physically disabled angler and Class Q hunter. Boat ramps at Rifle Run and the Bulltown Day Use Area provide year-round access for general public use. Burnsville Lake Marina, (304) 853-2822, is generally open from early April until mid-October. Rental boats, gasoline, snacks and bait are available. Camping is allowed in campgrounds only.
Elk River WMA U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and WVDNR
Sutton Lake, P.O. Box 426
Sutton, WV 26601-0426
18,225 acres in Braxton County. Exit 67 of I-79 at the Flatwoods interchange and travel south on state Routes 4 and 19. Go approximately two miles to secondary Route 15 and proceed east following DNR signs to the Holly River section. Access also from state Route 19/40 by turning east onto state Route 17, go 3.7 miles southeast of Sutton and follow DNR signs to the Elk River section. Steep hills, ridges and benches dominate the area, which is bounded by Elk River and Sutton Lake. Mature hardwood forests cover portions of the area, making squirrel and turkey hunting particularly good. Brushlands provide excellent deer hunting. Habitat improvement has greatly increased waterfowl hunting potential. Two shooting ranges are available. Sutton Lake, 1,440 acres, and Elk River provide excellent fishing. Anglers may catch largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass, walleye, channel catfish, bluegill and crappie in the lake. Elk River has all these warmwater species, plus muskellunge, and the tailwaters are stocked with trout. Accommodations are provided for the physically disabled angler and Class Q hunter. Corps of Engineers campgrounds at Bakers Run, south side of the lake, and at Gerald R. Freeman area on the north side provide camping facilities. Marina facilities are located at Bee Run and launch ramps are available on the north side of the lake and at the camping areas.
Bee Run Recreation Area Sutton, WV 26601
With a newly remodeled playground, picnic shelters, and plenty of water closeby for fishing, swimming and boating...
Bee Run Riding Stables, Inc. 100 Bee Run Road
Camping,hiking,fishing swiming and more. Once an Indian stronghold. Later, settlers came in, building a mill on nearby Falls Creek to grind their corn. This strategic road was the site of a Civil War battle.
Bee Run Boat Docks Bee Run Recreation Area
Sutton, WV 26601
Boat docks, swimming area, pontoon and paddle boat rentals, Paddlewheeler Dinner cruises, full service restaurant, excellent fishing, and much, much more...
Burnsville Docks, Inc. Route 10 at Burnsville Dam
PO Box 483
Burnsville, WV 26335
(Apri 1-Oct 30) (304) 853-2220 (Nov April 1). Full service boat dock with boat rentals, gasoline and food.
Burnsville Lake offers a full-service marina, excellent fishing and a guide service for the avid outdoorsman. Bulltown's Day Use Area also offers an excellent swimming beach in fresh, clean water, complete with restrooms, changing booths and outdoor showers. Boat launch ramps are located at Riffle Run, Bulltown's Day Use and Camping Areas.
Home of the new Mountain Lakes Amphitheater. Easy access from highway I-79, Exit 67. 50 sites including full electric, water, sewer service, fire pit, picnic table and concrete patio with access to a shower house and laundry area. Rental also includes access to Days Inn amenities including an indoor and outdoor pool and cario fitness room.
Gassaway Community Park Elk Street
Gassaway, WV 26624
Guide Service Burnsville, WV 26335
Lake guide service operates on all area lakes including Sutton, Burnsville & Summersville for fishermen, providing everything needed for that 'big catch'. Hunters' guide service is available in season, and includes pre-scouting an area to make sure there's game, and providing transportation to the area by water. Meals and housing are also available to make the trip complete.
Holly Gray Park Airport Road
Sutton, WV 26601
Facilities include: playground, basketball court, horse riding ring, ballfields, fishing ponds, tennis courts, camping, fitness trail, outdoor stage, picnic shelters, dorms and dining hall for rent.
The new outdoor Mountain Lakes Amphitheater. Easy access from highway I-79, Exit 67, located at the Flatwoods RV Park behind the Days Inn. Go to the website at www.mountainlakesmusic.com to see exciting details about the national and local performers and other upcoming events.
Sutton Lake/Dam Sutton, WV 26601
(304) 765-2816 Dam
Sutton Lake is a fisherman's paradise, with a large variety of fish for the catch and boat launch ramps at Bee Run Docks, Freeman Campground and at the Dam's south abutment... Swimming beaches are available at both Bee Run and Sutton Dam. Newly remodeled playground with handicap swings, picnic shelters and handicap access to the fishing pier located on the spill waters of the Dam. Completed in 1961, the Sutton Dam is 210 feet high, 1,178 feet long and 195 feet wide at the base.
Bulltown Historic Area Burnsville, WV 26335
For an idea of how people lived here when Braxton County was settled, the Bulltown Historic Area helps history come alive. The area includes a visitor's center with many exhibits from the mid to late 1800s, structures from this era, as well as a Civil War Battlefield and fortification site. A mile-long trail leads visitors by remnants of union trenches, the Cunningham Farm, and many other fascinating spots. Tours of the area may be arranged through the Visitors Center, and self-guided tours are also permitted. The Reenactment of the Battle of Bulltown takes place at the battlefield each fall.
One-room school houses - 2
Historic Downtown Sutton Rebuilding from fire, but still has red brick streets and several buildings on Historic Register
Historic Rides Scenic Motorcycles like it
Squires House Slave quarters Privately owned but potential for future.
Sutton High School(on historic register) 200 Jerry Burton Drive
Sutton, WV 26601
Braxton County Commission 300 Main Street, PO Box 486
Sutton, WV 26601
(304) 765-2833 PH (304) 765-2093 FAX firstname.lastname@example.org
Skidmore Development, Inc.
2000 Sutton Lane
Sutton, WV 26601
NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES:
Burnsville Bridge #95000254
Old Bridge Street over the Little Kanawha River
Cunningham House & Outbuildings #84003510
AKA Cunningham Farm
East of Napier, WV
Gassaway Depot #94000215
AKA Coal & Coke Railway Company Depot
Between 4th and 5th Streets, Gassaway, WV
Haymond, William Edgar House #04000356
110 S. Stonewall Street
Old Sutton High School #79002570
AKA Sutton Grade School
North Hill Road, Sutton
Sutton Downtown Historic District #87001059
Roughly bounded by Main Street, River View Drive and First Street
Union Civil War Fortification #84003515
AKA Bulltown Civil War Site
Weston and Gauly Bridge Turnpike #98001430
Stonewall Jackson Laek and Burnsville Lake
Windy Run Grade School #84003518
Junction of CR 38 and CR 19/48