Parkersburg-Wood County, WV
With the majestic Ohio River as a backdrop, we invite you to come escape, discover and play in Greater Parkersburg. Enjoy the romance and intrigue of Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, and superb outdoor recreational opportunities at North Bend State Park and Rail Trail and Mountwood Park. The area's rich heritage, much of it involving the early oil and gas industry, is presented at numerous museums and historic areas.
|Blennerhassett Island State Park|
Discover our unique shops that abound with locally produced and other distinctive treasures. Experience exceptional dining and a vast array of cultural and entertainment venues. Play at our various outdoor facilities that offer golf, fishing, hiking or biking.
|North Bend State Park|
The Greater Parkersburg area boasts several nationally known attractions including Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, The Oil and Gas Museum, and Henderson Hall Plantation, Smoot Theatre and Julia-Ann Square Historic District, to name a few.
Looking for a great shopping experience? Uncover hidden treasures at colorful shops – like Mulberry Lane Country Store, or stroll the stores of Grand Central Mall.
|Henderson Hall Plantation|
The crown jewel of downtown Parkersburg, the magnificently restored Blennerhassett Hotel features elegant rooms and fine dining coupled with unprecedented hospitality and state-of-the-art technology. Built in the late nineteenth century by one of Parkersburg’s oil barons, the Blennerhassett Hotel takes great pride in its storied past while providing exemplary service and amenities.
From award winning museums that offer a memorable journey into the past to historic home tours, the Greater Parkersburg area is a wonderful destination for an escape for the entire family.
|Julia-Ann Square Historic District|