The City of Parkersburg, WV
One Government Square
P.O. Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102
Explore the City of City of
Parkersburg, WV Parks!
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.
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.
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
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.
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
It's where you want to be when the fireworks fly
at our annual Homecoming Festival!
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.
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.