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The City of Parkersburg, WV Parks

West Virginia: Wild and WonderfulOne Government Square
P.O. Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102

Explore the City of City of Parkersburg, WV Parks!

BEST Places to PicnicParkersburg, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers, is the third largest city in the State of West Virginia. It is the county seat of Wood County and the largest city in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna Metropolitan Statistical Area.

City Park
17th Street & Park Avenue
Parkersburg's City Park boasts a baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, a walk track, a pavilion, swimming pool, veteran's memorial, playground, horseshoe throwing pits under roof, band shell, miniature golf and a large pond with fountains.

Corning Park
Staunton Avenue on the Little Kanawha River
Parkersburg's Corning Park is just off Staunton Avenue. There you can put in your fishing boats and relax on the Little Kanawha River. Picnic areas under roof are available.

Johnson T. Janes Park
36th Street
36 acres large, the property was donated by John C. & Orga E. Janes and Herman & Marjorie L. Marshall, and is designated a nature preserve and conservation park.

Point Park
Second & Ann Streets
Parkersburg's Point Park is located at the convergence of the Little Kanawha and Ohio Rivers. This is the beginning of your trip to Blennerhassett Island.

It's where you want to be when the fireworks fly at our annual Homecoming Festival!

Quincy Park
Quincy Street, off 8th or 13th Streets
Parkersburg's Quincy Park offers an almost bird's eye view of our city, overlooking the Ohio River. There is a playground, picnic areas under roof, a WWII era tank on display and steps leading to downtown.

Southwood Park
Belmont Road, off Blizzard Drive
Parkersburg's Southwood Park boasts the area's only waterslide, an Olympic-size swimming pool, a pond with fountains, miniature golf, a baseball field, basketball and tennis courts and plenty of picnic areas under roof.

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