Fairmont, West Virginia

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Fairmont, West Virginia, USA

Recreation in Fairmont, West Virginia

State Parks

  • Prickett's Fort State Park

    Route 3, Box 403
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    Two Miles Off I-79 at Exit 139
    304-363-3030
    This rustic log fort was carefully reconstructed to resemble the 1774 original that occupied this site. Located within the compound are 16 cabins, a meeting hall, and storehouse which features...
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  • Valley Falls State Park

    Route 6, Box 244
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    Exit 137 Off I-79, 310 South, Follow signs
    304-367-2719
    This state park was once the site of a lumber and grist mill community and is now a 1,145 acre park. The 12 and 18 foot falls are the centerpiece of the park. Activities you can enjoy here include...
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  • Watters Smith Memorial State Park

    P.O. Box 296
    Lost Creek, WV304-745-3081
    Standing as a memorial to the pioneer spirit of Watters Smith, who settled here in 1796; this 532-acre historical park includes an interpretive farm museum, a swimming pool, game courts, a picnic...
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Lakes & Marinas

  • Curtisville Lake

    Curtisville Pike (Route 7)
    Mannington, WV 26554
    304-363-7037
    This beautiful 30 acre lake is surrounded by 695 acres with hiking and picnic areas. It is managed by the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission.
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Recreation Areas

  • Mary Lou Retton Youth Park / Rail Trail Access

    Off of Mary Lou Retton Drive and Old Monongah Road
    304-363-7037
    Named after the 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist from Marion County, this park is made up of 25 rolling acres. Facilities include four baseball fields, a football field, playground, picnic area, tennis...
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Sports Centers

Billiards

Bowling

  • Fairmont Bowling Center

    1 Kirk Way Drive
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    Downtown Fairmont
    304-366-0631
    With its 24 automated lanes, this bowling center offers league bowling, open bowling, and "cosmic lite bowling." In addition, they feature a snack bar and lounge, eight televisions, a pro shop, and...
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Golf

  • Green Hills Country Club

    P.O. Box 3, Everson Road
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-287-7439
    Scenic rolling fairways and undulating greens are the draws for this 18-hole golf course. Beginners as well as the experienced golfer will enjoy the par seventy, 6,190-yard course. Call for...
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Hiking & Climbing

  • Marion County Trail (MCTRAIL)

    Morgantown Avenue
    304-363-7037
    Perfect for a short walk, this packed limestone two and one-half mile trail goes from Fairmont to Pricketts Fort State Park. There are two access points -- one at Pricketts Fort State Park and the...
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  • Ralph S. LaRue/ West Fork River Trail

    Between Fairmont and Shinnston, WV
    304-363-7037
    This former rail line has been converted into a popular local hiking trail that is now a 14.5 mile packed limestone trail that meanders along the West Fork River. Access in Fairmont is at the Mary...
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