he Friends of Mountwood Park is a non profit 501(c)3 membership organization for people who love the Park and are interested in improving and preserving it.The Friends work with the staff on a variety of projects,Our meetings are the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Stiles Administration Building in the Park.Come and join us! Membership can be achieved with volunteer hours or by donation. See our membership application for details.
Friends of Mountwood Park
Our meeting will be April 13, 6:30pm at the .
Wood County Library in Parkersburg.
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Getting Ready for our Annual
Easter Egg Hunt
April 1 at 11:00
Ages thru 12
Our Dog Event
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Museum will be closed for the winter and will reopen the second Saturday in May.
To schedule a tour or to see the museum
please call 304-485-5365.
Dog Park is open and the water will be shut down for the winter bring your dog over for some fun !! Parking Lot Gate is locked but Dog Park is open.
Adventure Camp 2017
Mountwood Adventure Camp 2014, 2015,2016
The water is on in the Dog Park
come join us there .
We want to thank all who joined us
for our Wagon Rides , they were all filled.
We are making arrangements for
more accomodations next year.
Join us for the Woof Fest
April 30, 2017
Woof Fest activities included a Poker Walk,Blessing of the Animals, Dockdogs, Costume contest prizes for the scariest and prettiest, tailwaggin contests, Dog owner look alike , vendors raffles , and much more.
This years Queens with last years
Thanks to all who participated this years festival was bigger and better.
THANKS TO ALL WHO
Join us next year on April 30, 2017
MADE OUR 2013 DIG
A BIG SUCCESS
There will not be a dig in 2014,
we hope to resume our digs next year 2015.
A stone floor and a knife / tool were uncovered.
Our Sponsors: West Virginina Humanities Council
Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
Wood County Commission
Wood County Historical Landmarks Commission
Thanks you for making this possible
Our upcoming events
Volcano Days September 27 & 28
Historical Wagon Rides to the Mansion Site
Buy Tickets at the Museum
Woof Fest April 30th
Dog Carnival and Pageant
Visitor's Center /Museum
Friday,Saturday and Sunday
The 2013 Miss Woof Fest Pageant
Congratulations Girls !
Here are last years winners
Miss Woof Fest Pageant
Little Miss Woof Fest and Jr Miss Woof Fest Pageant
Winners Little Miss Lyanna Smith runner up Audrey Sprout
Jr Miss Shayla Bartlett with runner up Rachelle White
2012 Woof Fest List of Winners Raffles and Door Prizes
Large 31 Tote full of items
Won By Vickie Thurston
Best tailwagger-- Short tails
1st Valarie Barnhart and Charlie
2nd Cami Knupp and Gracie
Best tailwagger--Long tails
1st Jansen and Maggie Mae
2nd Karen Pugh and Tally
Dog and Owner Look Alike
1st Jansen and Layla Marie
2nd Kenzie and Winston
1st Laura Hogue and Tiki
2nd Braydon Riser and Karmen
1st Laura Hogue and Tiki
2nd Debbie Marshall and Jazzie
1st Crystal Love and Cutie Patootie
2nd Autum Van Camp and Lola
1st Jennifer Seaman and Gunner
2nd Peggy Ruble and Elvis
A big thank you to all who attended
our vendors and sponsors
for making the event possible
Visit Our Dog Park
21,000 sq ft of fenced play area
Benches and pick up stations
Water is now turned off!!
Miss Volcano 2013
Come Visit Our New Facebook Page
The Friends of Mountwood Park
Select Like and help us with our Page
Come and walk our new Nature Trails
One is .4miles in length
Beginning above the Handicap fishing dock
it is part of the Taitt Trail.
The other is at our Campground
It begins near campsite 45
it consists of a short trail and a longer one
the choice is yours
both have interpretive signs
Archery Range is now Open
22 3-D Rinehart Targets in a wooded setting.
Red Arrow of Mountwood
We Now have 2 Certified Archery Instructors
Click here for details
Join The Friends of Mountwood Park
We are always looking for new Friends.
It is easy and Fun
Click here for an application
Our doors are always open.
Call (304) 679-3914 for details.
The Friends of Mountwood Park, Inc
Parkersburg, WV 26102