RECREATION
The greater Parkersburg area is a mecca for the outdoor enthusiast. With many activities such as fishing, canoeing, boating and golf, you'll find there are endless things to do around the area. Explore miles and miles of the beautiful countryside while hiking on North Bend State Park or enjoy catching a prize trophy at Mountwood Park. Take the trails and discover the great outdoors. ​​
MOUNTWOOD PARK
With trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders, a lake for fishermen and campsites, shelters, playgrounds, boat rentals and a gift shop for families, there's something for everyone at Mountwood Park.
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NORTH BEND RAILS TO TRAILS
Stretching 72 miles through 13 tunnels, rural countryside and several historic sites with mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, buggy rides and nature walks. Rental bikes available. 
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NORTH BEND STATE PARK
This 2,400 acre park includes a lodge, deluxe cabins, campgrounds, and full-service restaurant. Plus a 305 acre lake with fishing, kayaking and canoeing. North Bend Rail Trail is located nearby with hiking and biking. Other recreation includes outdoor pool (seasonal), picnicking and special events.
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McDONOUGH WILDLIFE REFUGE
Located right near the property, this refuge is a 277-acre wildlife area with many different types of wildlife including: white-tailed deer, turkey, red and gray fox, and coyote. Migratory waterfowl inhabit two ponds within the refuge. All trails are clearly marked and easy to follow.
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GOLF CLUB OF WEST VIRGINIA
The 18-hole Golf Club of West Virginia facility in Waverly, West Virginia features 6,048 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 68.9 and it has a slope rating of 116.  The course offers three sets of tee boxes for a fun but challenging golf experience.
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WOODRIDGE GOLF CLUB
Woodridge Golf Club in Mineral Wells, WV sits in the gentle foothills of beautiful West Virginia, featuring a links-style 18 hole championship golf course with Bermuda grass fairways and USGA Pennlinks greens. This is an exquisite track that is sure to challenge every skill level of golfer. 
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To view other outdoor activities, visit:  http://www.greaterparkersburg.com