The Hike To West Virginia’s Pretty Little Cheat Lake Is Short And Sweet

West Virginia is known for having wonderful lakes. Each is worth exploring and plenty of people in West Virginia take pride in doing just that. 

Cheat Lake, near Morgantown, West Virginia, is a narrow winding reservoir. One key feature of this stunning body of water is that while it has 13 miles of shoreline, you can pretty much always see across — it feels intimate. Take a stroll along the North Trail and find your own pretty little place to be. 

After your walk, let us know what you think about Cheat Lake in West Virginia. Be sure to post some pictures and share your thoughts in the comments!

For more information about this lake and the surrounding area, make sure to check out the Cheat Lake Facebook page. And if you are searching for a remote lake to explore in West Virginia, plan a visit to Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area. This hidden gem is heavenly!

Address: Cheat Lake, WV 26508, USA