Visit Greater Parkersburg, West Virginia
In addition to our unique fantastic history and heritage attractions, the Greater Parkersburg area is also a great home base for an outdoor recreation getaway. Whether you prefer biking, hiking, or paddling, our area offers a full circle of outdoor adventure.
Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers, Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg is a great launch point for your biking and boating adventure. A paved, level trail provides a relaxing biking experience along the beautiful Ohio, and easy water access makes Point Park a paddler’s delight. Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, one of the area’s most popular attractions, is just a short mile-and-a-half paddle down the beautiful Ohio River. Whether you travel to the island by kayak, paddle board, canoe, or the Island Belle sternwheel ferry; a one-of-a-kind historic attraction awaits your arrival. Tour the grounds and the beautifully reconstructed Blennerhassett [...]