Mountwood Clubs

Why play outside by yourself? Get involved. Many clubs and organizations throughout the Mid Ohio Valley are actively involved in Mountwood Park events, activities, and recreation. Learn about how you can become involved.

The Friends of Mountwood Park
The Friends of Mountwood Park is a volunteer group that provides support for the park. Volunteers are welcome to participate in a variety of activities such as greeting customers at the Visitor’s Center/ Museum, working at Mountwood Park events, developing educational programs, taking pictures, and manning information booths. If you are interested in becoming a “Friend,” please contact Peggy Squires, 304-679-3914.

The Mountwood Bird Club
Take a walk in the woods or around a lake with a Mountwood Bird Club member to learn all the chirps, calls, and songs of birds in our area. This club meets regularly throughout the year to go on bird outings. For a full schedule visit:

River City Runners
The River City Runners, host of the Ten Mile Challenge at Mountwood in September, is an active walking, jogging, and running club in the Mid Ohio Valley. With many members of all levels, find a partner, get motivated, and get active in this organized running and walking community. For more information visit:

River Valley Mountain Bike Association (RVMBA)
Mountain bikers of all ages and levels are welcome to join the River Valley Mountain Bike Association (RVMBA), host of the annual Challenge at Mountwood Race in May. This active group in the Mid Ohio Valley builds and maintains trails in Marietta, the Wayne National Forest, and Mountwood Park. Members also meet throughout the month to participate in group rides and community mountain bike activities. For more information visit:

The Wood County Flywheelers Club
Learn about old engines of all kinds with the Wood County Flywheelers Club. This organization provides support to Mountwood Park and the Mid Ohio Valley in the preservation and education of the history of the oil and gas industry of West Virginia. For more information visit:

Contact Info

1014 Volcano Rd
Waverly, WV 26184 (Near Deerwalk)
10 mins east of Parkersburg Off Route 50.


Administration Building

Campground Info

Lakeside House, Shelter and Building Reservations
(Make Reservation: 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F)


Fax: 304-679-3612

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