Recreation in Morgantown, WV

Ride the mighty roller coaster rapids of the Cheat River or treat yourself to the breathtaking scenery from hiking and biking trails. Whether it’s a blissful afternoon at the spa or 18-holes on a top golf course, the enticement goes from day to night. Families, couples, and convention attendees . . . It’s time to make memories in Morgantown!


Alpine Lake

An extraordinary place of natural beauty and serenity, our West Virginia mountain resort provides the ideal setting for a weekend get-away, family vacation or retirement home.  Nestled high in the Alleghenies, Alpine Lake Resort is set on 2000 heavily wooded acres with an award winning 18-hole golf course and a pristine 150 acre lake fed […]

Big Bear Lake and Campgrounds

Welcome to Big Bear Lake Camplands nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. The privately owned family oriented facility was developed with fun, relaxation, and fellowship in mind. They are committed to a safe, convenient, and affordable camping experience. Since opening in 1972 Big Bear Lake Camplands has brought enjoyment to thousands […]

Camp Muffly Park

Since the 1920s, Camp Muffly has been the center of Monongalia County’s 4-H camp programs. It is located southeast of Morgantown, off of I-68, along 4-H Camp Road. Camp Muffly has summer 4-H Camps for local clubs, but for the public, there are pavilion rentals, pool rentals, a historic log cabin, and a dining facility.

Cheat Lake Park and Trail

A 4.5-mile trail featuring a 12-footwide, handicapped accessible pavement that follows the Lake Lynn shoreline along an abandoned railroad right-of-way. A nature viewing area is located at the southern tip and a fishing platform near the station is at the northern tip. Children’s playground on Cheat Lake situated next to the 4.5-mile rail-trail. Picnic areas, […]

Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground

Chestnut Ridge Park offers year-round tent camping, RV sites, and cabin rentals. Pavilion rentals for group events are available from spring to fall. The park is county owned with fun for everyone including: camping, hiking, sledding, fishing, swimming, biking, geocaches, picnic areas, playgrounds, a summer concert series, and family activities year round. They are located adjacent […]

Coopers Rock State Forest

12,968-acre forest with campsites, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, rock climbing, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. Not only a great place for rock climbing… Coopers Rock State Park also has nearly 50 miles of trails that wind through the forest. One of our more popular trails, Henry Clay Iron Furnace Trail takes you on a trip back […]

Glade Farms Campgrounds

At Glade Farms Campground you’ll find a great place to relax by the fire, head down to do some fishing or hike and explore beautiful West Virginia! Also offering RV hookups and dumping, laundry room, bath house and pets are always welcome.

Indian Meadows Campground

Indian Meadows is a R/V and tent camping facility tucked away in the small Monongalia county community of Pentress 15 minutes west of Morgantown, WV on Route 7 West. They have facilities to provide R/V site rentals for any size motor coach or fifth-wheel camper. Also offering twenty 30 Amp sites (9 pull through sites with full hook-up, […]

Jack Roberts Park

Four-acre park featuring basketball courts, athletic fields, playground areas and picnic tables. Handicap accessible areas. West Virginia Ave., in the First Ward

King Street Park

Picnic tables and handicap accessible playground.

Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa

Home of two 18-hole, championship courses, the Lakeview Course is rated a four star golf course by Golf Digest, and rated among the top 100 public golf courses in America. This par 72 course offers an intricate tree-lined design, featuring large undulating greens, tight fairways and scenic views. The Mountainview Course is a favorite of […]

Launchpad Trampoline Park

Indoor trampoline park for indoor jumping fun.  We promise to be one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun! Offers fitness trampoline classes, free play times, and birthday parties.

Mason-Dixon Historical Park

The 295 acres of meadows and woodland offers four miles of hiking and cross country skiing trails. Take I-79 Exit 155 to US 19 North, then left on WV-7 East. In 11.4 miles turn left into the park. Park trails open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 79 Buckeye Road • Core, WV […]

Meadow Ponds Golf Course

The 18-hole Meadow Ponds course at the Meadow Ponds Golf & Country Club facility in Cassville features 5,173 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 64.9 and it has a slope rating of 113.

Mountain Creek Cabins

Family-owned retreat featuring seven luxury log cabins at Coopers Rock, WV and Canaan Valley, each with fully equipped kitchens, hot tubs, porches and fireplaces.

Mountain Top Pilates

With a focus on traditional Pilates practice, we use Pilates equipment by Balanced Body to help you increase your flexibility, strength, and overall core strength. Our instructors are certified to teach you using the Cadillac, Reformers, Chairs, Spring Boards, and Barrel so you can be assured your classes are always unique, varied, and challenging. We […]

Mountainlair Student Union Games Area

Featuring a 16-lane bowling center and 11 full sided competition level billiards tables.

Mylan Park

Facilities include: 8-acre turf area, equestrian center, professional horseshoe pitching courts, two turf fields, lighted four field baseball/softball complex, Pro Performance Sports Plex (50,000 square foot field turf arena connected to a 28,000 square foot strength and conditioning and fitness center), and Miracle Sports Complex (a synthetic surface field designed for easy mobility for wheel […]

Mylan Park RV Parking

Full hook-up RV spaces with security.

Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rentals invites you to join us in paddling a canoe, kayak or stand up paddle board on the Bruceton Mills lake.  This family (and pet) friendly activity is open to children and adults of all ages.  Come enjoy the mountain scenery and relax and swim for the day. Please visit our […]

Paradise Lake Golf Course

Paradise Lake Golf Course is great for beginners. It is a 9-hole golf course located within Morgantown. The public is welcome. Golf cart and club rental is available as well as equipment.

Preston County Country Club

Founded in 1925 on property originally belonging to George Washington, Preston Country Club offers golf and dining to the public as well as its members. As one of West Virginia’s longest golf courses at 7001 yards from the tips, PCC has hosted the Men and Women’s Tri-State for over 20 years, the Senior Tri-State, and […]

Rowlesburg Park

This city park offers playgrounds, pavilions and ball fields.

Sand Springs Campground

The sites are available ALL YEAR. Please call For more information. Sandsprings campground provides a relaxing getaway with camp sites located in a beautiful wooded area. Feel free to enjoy the crystal clear pool or entertaining game room. They are located just minutes from Cooper’s Rock where you can enjoy rock climbing, hiking, biking, and […]

Stanley’s Spot Dog Park

Bring your best four-legged friend down to Stanley’s Spot for fun and frolic. Park is located just off the Decker’s Creek Trail between the Pleasant and Walnut St. bridges. Park in either the Walnut St. parking garage or by the Amphitheatre in Hazel Ruby McQuain Park. Walk down Elk St. from the Walnut St. parking garage […]

Suburban Lanes

Twenty-four lane bowling center, leagues forming.

Suncrest Mini Park

Half-acre of nature with a handicap accessible playground apparatus.

Teters Campground

RV hook-ups, dump station, WiFi, shower facilities, electricity.

The Pines Country Club

A par 71, 18-hole championship course, featuring a practice driving range and putting green. They have a newly opened restaurant with quality food and drinks. Serving lunch and dinner daily, with great daily specials at the bar. Open daily 11 am to 10 pm, Sunday 10 am to 9 pm. Full banquet, event and meeting […]

West Virginia University Hospitals Waterfront Park

The Fit Stop is a nice addition to afternoon run and the new EVOS playground encourages kids to play while using their imagination. Behind Waterfront Place Hotel, Wharf District.

White Park

This 170-acre park provides five miles of wooded trails for cross country skiing and winter hiking. The park is also home to the Morgantown Ice Arena, an indoor ice skating rink open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For hours call 304-292-6865. Take I-68 Exit 1, continue on US-119 North. Take Green Bag Road […]