Visit Greater Parkersburg, WV for An
Outdoor Recreation Getaway
Make Greater Parkersburg, WV your 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 mansion, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, or rent [...]