Mylan Park: The Ins and Outs
Your go-to guide for one-of-a-kind events and sports facilities
Located in Morgantown, WV, approximately 1.6 miles off of I-79, sits 350 acres of open space known as Mylan Park.
Mylan Park is a non-profit recreational and educational complex featuring open land, sports fields, infrastructure for festivals, a 53,000 square-foot indoor center for one-of-a-kind events, and more. It’s no wonder Mylan Park is a popular destination for local events and organized athletic groups.
The Park’s mission is to plan, organize and support recreational and educational programs that not only benefit North Central West Virginia citizens, but also the local community of Morgantown and the entire Mountaineer Country.
Mylan Park Events
Mylan Park specializes in hosting some of the most popular events known to both locals of Mountaineer Country and tourists to the area. Thousands of guests attend events hosted at Mylan Park each year. In fact, the Park can host events of any size, ranging from 70-70,000 guests. With a 53,000 square-foot air-conditioned expo center, a 15,000 square-feet of pavilion spaces, and on-site catering and concessions, event directors have plenty of options to suit their needs.
Some of the most notable events that are, or have been, held at Mylan park include:
- MountainFest Motorcycle Rally
- Empty Bowls Monongalia
- Cupcakes and Craft Beer Festival (They have a family-friendly event, too!)
- Hops on the Mon Craft Beer Festival
- Cabin Fever Craft Beer Festival
- Morgantown Gun Show
- Monongalia County Fair
- WV Grand Bash
- West Virginia Fishing, Hunting, and Outdoor Sports Show
- 2019 Wild and Wonderful Country Fest
- Numerous Arts and Crafts Fairs
…and many more!
Mylan Park offers open play and camps for sports like soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and softball, as well as private lessons and clinics for young and aspiring athletes. Mylan’s multi-purpose turf field stays busy with middle-to-high school level athletes, as well as adults and coaches. Download Mylan Park’s spring/summer guide and start planning your child’s activities today.
Mylan Park Facilities
Mylan Park offers a variety of facilities to fit everyone’s needs. Access to each facility is easy to navigate and parking is always free. Restrooms and concessions are available at most sites, and weather is not a factor. The main facilities include:
- Lower Turf Youth and High School Baseball Field
- Upper Turf Youth Baseball/Softball Field
- Multi-Purpose Turf Field: includes goals and lines of the field for a variety of sports
- Anker Fields: four natural fields–two high school baseball and two high school softball–recently renovated
- Lower Park Pavilion: 6,000 square-feet of shaded area with a concrete base, making it the perfect spot for a family picnic or group party
- New Track Center: a new addition to the Park, which features a 400 meter, 9-lane outdoor track as well as a warm-up track. It includes a sound and public address system with video boards, a press box and more, making it perfect for a track meet
- Ruby Community Center: a 50,000 square-foot indoor center making it perfectly equipt for large events and conventions
Mylan Park Aquatic Center
The Mylan Park Aquatic Center is the latest addition to Mylan Park, opening in November 2019. This 90,000 square-foot facility features both a community pool for family-fun recreation and a 50m Olympic pool and diving well for all WVU swim team competition and events.
Make a splash all year-round with the indoor zero-depth entry pool and water slide! When the weather is warm, kids of all ages can enjoy the outdoor splash pad and play areas. And with the dynamic fitness room and fitness classes, everyone will be able to get a full-body workout!
Don’t forget to download the Mylan Park Aquatic Center Mountaineer Deal to that you can save while you swim!
Mylan Park RV Parking & Camp Sites
Traveling into Morgantown in an RV or camper? Mylan Park offers 30 paved RV sites–open year round–perfect for an overnight stay before a West Virginia University football game, local fair, or family reunion. Electricity, water, and septic hookups are available. Plus, grills and pets are allowed! Pull-thru and back-in RV sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 304-973-9733 to reserve your location today.
WVU Football fans who book all six WVU home games upfront, can receive 20% off their overall stay. Go Mountaineers!
Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.
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