Greater Parkersburg

Motorcycle Guide

With the scenic hills of Greater Parkersburg as your backdrop we invite you to pack-up your saddle bags, grab your helmet and gloves, and follow our yellow, curvy ribbon of memorable highways. Enjoy one of ­ five unique rides throughout the region and discover superb outdoor recreational opportunities, rich heritage sites, unique shops, savory cuisine and seasonal events. For a complete list of area information, visit

What to Expect:

  • Trips range from 75-180 miles
  • Five unique routes with varying travel paths in WV and OH
  • All rides are initiated and end at the WV Welcome Center at Exit 185 off I-77

Rides are ranked in three levels of experience:

  • Level One - beginning rider who has less than one year experience or travelled less than a 1,000 miles.
  • Level Two - rider who has more than one year experience and has ridden between 2-5,000 miles.
  • Level Three - experienced rider capable of handling various changes in road patterns and who has travelled more than 5,000 miles.

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Upcoming Events


Children Activities, Entertainment, Nature Event, Outdoor Adventure

Birds Of A Feather

Join a Ranger for a bird identification walk at the Refuge!



Children Activities, Entertainment, Food and culinary event, Free Event, Shopping Event

Harvest On The Hill

A Fall Festival celebrating 10 Years on Thunder Road!



Children Activities, Entertainment, Food and culinary event, Free Event, Musical event or concert

Boo ‘n Brew

Got plans for Saturday, October 19th? Join us from 12-4 pm for our Boo & Brew Festival.