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Parks and Recreational Areas

Volunteer at our Parks!

City Park – Park Street

  • Three pavilions
  • Large picnic area
  • Playground
  • Natural wooded area
  • Historic location: McClellan’s encampment, Civil War
  • Basketball & volleyball courts
  • Restrooms & water fountains

Fred Brooks Triangle Park – South Kanawha

  • Small picnic area
  • Historic location: Early Civil War skirmish

Stockert Youth & Community Center – Downtown

  • Small pavilion
  • Playground
  • Volleyball court
  • Basketball court (indoor & outdoor)
  • Youth leagues and adult fitness classes
  • Exercise equipment/gym
  • Meeting spaces
  • Community center

Harley Brown Rotary Park – South Florida

  • Playground area
  • Benches

Elizabeth J. “Binky” Poundstone Riverwalk Park – end of Camden Ave

  • ADA Accessible, paved walking trail along scenic Buckhannon River
  • Picnic tables, swinging benches, benches
  • Historic markers
  • Basketball court
  • Nature loop with tree and plant identifications
  • Buckhannon River Access
  • Sunday Evening Concerts at Riverwalk (Seasonal)
  • Buckhannon Dog Park
  • Restrooms
  • Coming soon: Pavilion and fishing pier
  • *Note: Sports fields are owned and operated by WV Wesleyan College

Buckhannon Dog Park

Jawbone Park – Downtownjawbone-park

  • Open Wi-Fi
  • Flower gardens
  • Sculpture, Art district
  • Picnic tables, benches
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Festival Fridays (Seasonal)
  • Bocce ball court
  • Restrooms

North Buckhannon Riverfront Park – end of Cleveland Ave

  • Three pavilions
  • Playground with ADA accessible equipment
  • Athletic (soccer) field
  • Walking trail
  • Public River Access to the Buckhannon River
  • Restrooms

Public River Access to the Buckhannon River (at River Walk Park)Buckhannon River Access

  • Features a paved ramp and parking area for the Catch and Release Muskie Pool

Larry Brown Flagpole Hill

Remember to practice good biking etiquette when enjoying our Riverwalk trail.

Community gardens, orchards, and pollinator wildflower plots

Orchard 1 – Corner of Randolph and Ritchie 
Orchard 2 – Riverwalk trail by boat ramp 
Orchard 3 – North Buckhannon Park 
Community Garden — Bobcat Lane & Baxter St.
Pollinator Wildflower Plot 1 — Cleveland Ave. near bridge 
Pollinator Wildflower Plot 2 — Thurman Ave. and 4th St.
Pollinator Wildflower Plots 3, 4, 5 — Along the Riverwalk Trail 
Pollinator Wildflower Plot 6 — Jawbone Park