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  • October

    Cultivating Mussels

    Through a partnership between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, mussels were cultivated in Burnsville Lake and Sutton Lake within West Virginia. In May, multiple cages were placed with fish infested with larval mussels within the lake.
  • September

    A September to Remember at Burnsville Lake

    We would like to thank everyone that came out and supported our “September to Remember" Event. There were over 400 visitors to Burnsville Lake.
  • July

    Burnsville Lake Freedom Festival

    On July 5th and 6th, the Burnsville community came together with the common goal to celebrate Independence Day and provide free entertainment to the local community, as well as the campers and boaters at Burnsville Lake.
  • May

    Junior Ranger Program

    ​Burnsville Lake assisted Sutton Lake with their Junior Ranger Program last week by teaching the students about the wildlife of West Virginia and how it relates to being a Park Ranger. Additionally, the students got to meet a special guest, a leucistic black rat snake, while learning how to identify venomous and non-venomous snakes found in their area.
  • Burnsville Lake Mussel Study

    This summer you may notice several blue barrels floating by the Dam. Those barrels are part of an ongoing mussel study that is being conducted through a partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
  • April

    Burnsville Lake Hosts First Aid and CPR Training

    ​The Burnsville Lake new office addition was used to host a joint first aid and CPR training for 18 staff members from both Burnsville and Sutton Lakes and 5 volunteers.
  • October

    Halloween Spooktacular with Bobber

    This year’s Halloween Spooktacular with Bobber was held at the Burnsville Lake Riffle Run Campground. Participants enjoyed learning about water safety. Additionally, they made and took home a canvas painting of Bobberto remind them to be safe during Halloween. Bobber the water safety dog promoted checking your candy just like you check your life jacket!Campers and community members participated in a scavenger hunt in which kids got to learn about the Riffle Run Campground and our staff.
  • August

    Camping with the Stars

    On July 29th Burnsville Lake's Camping with the Stars event brought over 254 people to the Bulltown Campground.
  • May

    2017 West Virginia Strawberry Festival Grand Feature Parade

    On Saturday May 20, 2017 Bobber the Water Safety Dog attended the 2017 West Virginia Strawberry Festival Grand Feature Parade in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
  • April

    2016 Wallback Lake Youth Fishing Derby

    On April 16 Burnsville Lake Park Ranger Ben Coulter and Bobber the Water Safety Dog attended the 2016 Wallback Lake Youth Fishing Derby. The youth fishing event was a great opportunity to provide water safety information to several hundred children and their parents.
  • August

    Burnsville Lake Open House

    Burnsville Lake hosted approximately 200 visitors during its Open House on Aug. 31, 2014.