Stonewall Jackson Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStonewall Jackson Lake
|Location||Lewis County, West Virginia|
|Primary inflows||West Fork River|
|Primary outflows||West Fork River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||2,630 acres (1,060 ha)|
Stonewall Jackson Lake is an 2,630-acre (10.6 km2) impoundment on the West Fork River in Lewis County, West Virginia. The lake is a flood control project of the Pittsburgh District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers and named for Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a native of Lewis County. Stonewall Resort is located along the lake's shore. Facilities provided by the Corps of Engineers included a visitors center with public restrooms, a hiking trail, and fishing access.
The lake is a popular spot for largemouth bass fishing. A list of fishing species in the lake include:
- Yellow perch
- Channel catfish
Trout is stocked in the lake's tailwaters.
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