25 FREE
THINGS
TO DO IN

GREATER MORGANTOWN!

This list will get you started enjoying some of what Greater Morgantown has to offer. Be sure to download or print it before heading out on your adventure.

  • Climb Sky Rock at Dorsey’s Knob for a 360 degree panoramic view of the area
  • Spend some time with local potter Anna Brown at her studio and store, Brown’s Creations in Clay
  • Drop by “Eleanor’s Little Village;” historic Arthurdale is the firstof FDR’s “New Deal” towns
  • Bird watch at Cranesville Swamp
  • See the star show at the WVU Tomchin Planetarium & Observatory
  • Stroll through the current art exhibit at the Mesaros Galleries at the WVU Creative Arts Center
  • Enjoy a wine tasting and tour at Forks-of-Cheat Winery
  • Explore the WVU Core Arboretum
  • Visit the specialty shops at Seneca Center, a restored glass factory
  • Reflect from one of six pews inside “Our Lady of the Pines,” the smallest church in 48 states
  • Remember Pearl Harbor at the USS WV Mast and memorial, Oglebay Plaza, WVU
  • Walk the West Virginia Botanic Garden, inspirational landscapes and displays of a rich variety of ornamental plants appropriate to the region
  • Join Allegheny Treenware “spooners” in their wood shop
  • Discover the story behind the “Whiskey Stone” at the 1775 Forks-of-Cheat Baptist Church cemetery
  • Check out the featured artist in Benedum and Davis Galleries
  • Look for the 50 species of wildflowers at Cathedral State Park
  • Take your best friend to Stanley’s Spot Dog Park
  • Visit the Suri Alpaca and Wensleydale Sheep at the Crimson Shamrock Ranch in Eglon
  • Take the kids to Tugboat Depot playground
  • Browse the valuable, insightful WV Collection at the West Virginia University Library
  • Schedule WVU facilities and campus tours with the WVU Visitors Resource Center
  • Hike to the Coopers Rock overlook, a 1,200’ drop to the mile-wide gorge below
  • Climb to the site of a strategic Civil War battle at Cannon Hill
  • Visit the historic Dent’s Run Covered Bridge (c 1889) in Morgantown
  • Walk the Rail-Trail in Star Cityand stop by the JFK Memorial

ALSO CHECK OUT: 25 FREE THINGS TO DO IN PRESTON COUNTY


Greater Morgantown Conventions & Visitors' Bureau

1-800-458-7373 / 304-292-5081
341 Chaplin Road, First Floor, Morgantown, WV 26501
Visitors' Center Open Mon - Fri 9-5
Serving Monongalia and Preston Counties


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