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The Summit Bechtel Reserve
in Wild & Wonderful West Virginia

Interested in designing your next event with us? Our team can help you out!

The perfect location awaits... just around the corner,
where Elegance meets Adventure

Nestled in the wilds of West Virginia, the Summit Bechtel Reserve is an expansive 10,000 acre property boasting world-class facilities, scenic views, lodging and recreational activities that are second to none. You are sure to have a “mountain top” experience when you host your next event at the Summit.  Strategically located close to major highways, the Summit is within 500 miles of 63% of the US Population and easily reached by all surrounding States.

Built from
the ground up,
with a purpose.

The Summit was built from the ground up with the end-user in mind. Each of the 4 main Base Camps are equipped to hold 10,000people comfortably with power stations, shower and toilet facilities and access roads in close proximity. Weaving through the Base Camps are several water features, providing opportunities for fishing and water sports like Stand-up Paddleboarding

Oh, and did we mention the connectivity? Each of the Base Camps is equipped with a communications tower and wifi booster stations that provide both coverage and speed for WiFi and major cell phone carriers.

Architectural Elegance

For more info on our facilities and 360° tours, visit our lodging & conferences page HERE.

Fenneman Great Hall
& Lodge at Perry Park

Fenneman Great Hall and Lodge are perched high on the ridge at Perry Park, overlooking the majestic landscape of the Summit. The view from WP Point observation deck is breathtaking and is the perfect location for an elegant encounter for up to 150 guests complete with private parking.

Fenneman Great Hall
an intimate 150 person hall overlooking the Summit
Fenneman Lodge
a luxurious and cozy 3 Suite Cabin with great room 
The Overlook at WP Point
an observation deck with breathtaking panoramic views

The JW Marriott Leadership Center is a state of the art conference center equipped with 6 large classrooms with flexible configurations and a Dining and Event Space, attached to the Gene H. Yamagata Lodging Facility perched high above the Summit on Leadership Ridge. Additionally, this facility is home to:

The Gene H. Yamagata Hall
a 10,000 sq. ft. state of the art theatre + lecture hall
Full-Service Kitchen and Dining Room
capable of a variety of meal and cocktail services
Robert E Murray Amphitheater
a fully equipped and unique outdoor space

JW Marriott Jr Leadership Center
Gene H. Yamagata Lodging

Rex W. Tillerson
Leadership Center

The Rex W. Tillerson Leadership Center is an amazing training facility equipped with 6 large classrooms, two of which include flexible configuration options which can accommodate up to 300 guests or participants. In addition to the classrooms and flexible common area and entry way, this facility is home to:

The Ross Perot Leadership Hall
a 2,662 sq. ft. state of the art lecture hall
The Rees-Jones Foundation Veranda
a unique outdoor classroom or social space
Full-Service Catering Kitchen
capable of a variety of meal and cocktail services

The Summit Bechtel Reserve has event solutions for every budget. Our two base camp complexes are an excellent solution to serve large groups for budget-conscious events. These complexes offer identical layouts with dining facilities attached directly to lodging complete with dormitory-style accommodations.
The Pigott Dining Facility & Delta Bunkhouse is centrally located at the Summit and is conveniently located adjacent to the Pigott Administration and Conference Center.
The Eagles Nest Bunkhouse and Fork in the Road Dining Facility are located near our Adventure Point recreation area and is a great solution for events that are looking for an dose of adventure for some added fun.

The Base Camp Bunkhouse
& Dining Hall Complexes

Think BIG...
we're ready for it.

The AT&T Summit Stadium is an 80,000 seat natural amphitheater overlooking Goodrich Lake. In addition to its amazing capacity and setting, the stadium is fully equipped with a vast wireless network so attendees can remain connected and share their experience with friends, family and the world.

Adventure Features

Additional Information regarding activity capacity and safety information available upon request

Aerial Adventures

With 48 Canopy Tours and 15 Zip Lines including the “Big Zip”, a massive 3,300 ft. multi-line zipline, the Summit is #1 in the nation for total overall distance withan impressive 28,750 feet which equates to 5.45 miles, but who’s counting? 

Keep Rolling

The Summit has over 70 miles of purpose-built, multi-use trails that weave through the property along with the distinction of being home to a Polaris OHV Training Center of Excellence. Additionally, the Summit is also home to a 100,000+ sq. ft. skate park; when built it was the 2nd largest skate-able surface in North America. 

Climbing to the Top

The Summit boasts an impressive 125 climbing stations, 100 bouldering stations, 42 repelling stations and 6 “Leap of Faith” Stations. Outfitted with Tru-Blu Auto-Belays, the stations are able to handle large numbers of participants.

Aim for Adventure

With 79 Sporting Clays Stations, 50 Trap Stations, 20 Five-Stand Stations, 60 Rifle Stations, 20 Pistol Stations, 4 reactive steel target ranges equipped with some of the best names in firearms like Savage, Remington and Sig Sauer, when built the Summit was the #3 shooting venue in the US for total shooting opportunities.

Experiential Sponsors & Partnerships

A Wild & Wonderful Home to World-Class Events...

Proud partner of the
Active Southern West Virginia
Run The Summit Races

Home to the West Virginia
SPARTAN Trifecta
Race Weekend

Wild & Wonderful home to the
Grand National Cross Country Racing
Mountaineer Race Weekend

...& Host to Featured Major Acts

Ready to Start Your Adventure?

Meet with our team to get set up for your next event at the Summit Bechtel Reserve

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