The 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.
Click Here for our Winter Newsletter
Friends of Mountwood Park
Our meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month weather permitting at 6:30pm.
Our next meeting will be April 10th.
The Museum is now closed for the season! Will reopen May 2.
Join Mountwood Park and The Friends of Mountwood for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
April 12 please come before 10 am to register.
New this Summer!!
We are planning to have a Day Camp for Children 9-12 years of age save the date July 21-25 from 9 until noon. Check back for applications and more information. We are planning a lot of fun activities at the park.
The water is off in the Dog Park for the winter!
The Friends raked the leaves in the Dog Park! Thanks Tara, Melody , and Rose for the help.
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.
Thank you for joining us October 6 for
Woof Fest 2013
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.
Thanks to all who participated this years festival was bigger and better.
THANKS TO ALL WHO
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 28 & 29
Historical Wagon Rides to the Mansion Site
Buy Tickets at the Museum
Woof Fest 1st Sunday in October
Dog Carnival and Pageant
Visitor's Center /Museum
Friday,Saturday and Sunday
Water is OFF at the Dog Park
Bring your dog over and enjoy our fenced
DOG PARK OPEN Year Round
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