NORTH BEND STATE PARK
Named for the horseshoe curve of the North Fork of the Hughes River, North Bend State Park offers a multitude of recreational facilities in a beautiful pastoral setting. The fishing streams, hiking trails, abundant wildlife and excellent overnight accommodations are among this year-round park's most popular features. The park also features the 72 mile North Bend Rail Trail,which is a trail designed for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The rail trail runs along the old B & O Railroad bed from Parkersburg, WV to Wolf Summit, near Clarksburg, WV.
North Bend has a new 305 acre recreational lake. A new boat ramp, handicapped accessible fishing pier, and other fishing access points have been completed.
North Bend State Park has a great deal to offer small and large groups. North Bend welcomes family reunions, church retreats, business meetings, banquets, or any event. In addition to the 29 lodge rooms and 8 deluxe cabins, North Bend also offers two conference areas. One can also arrange for a relaxing meeting in one of their cabins, suite, or outdoor areas. There is no charge for audio/visual equipment or set up fees at North Bend.
North Bend's eight deluxe vacation cabins are located atop a secluded ridge in a white pine forest. Constructed of solid cedar, the cabins offer fireplaces, electric heat, telephone, and two or three bedrooms. The cabins are completely equipped for housekeeping with cooking utensils, dishes, linens, blankets, kitchens with modern appliances, and baths with built in shower/tub units. Guests need only to supply food and personal items. The cabins must be rented for a minimum of one week during the summer season, with rental period being Monday to Monday. Please call 1-800-CALL-WVA and we'll be glad to assist with your plans.
The River Run camping area has a total of 49 camping sites, of which 26 sites have electric hookups. The campgrounds are open from Mid-April through October 31. Reservations are accepted on 15 of North Bend's electric campsites from Memorial Day through Labor Day. An additional handling fee is charged for reservations. Advanced reservations are recommended during the summer months and can be secured with a major credit card. Please call 1-800-CALL-WVA for more information.
North Bend Lodge sits atop a breeze blessed ridge that peers over the woodland river valley below. Decorated with solid oak furnishings, the lodge features 29 guest rooms featuring two double beds or a queen bed and double bed, bath, air conditioning, telephone and color television.
Visitors who dine in the glass-enclosed restaurant will delight to a sumptuous menu while enjoying the view of surrounding pristine rolling hills and wildlife. The lodge features a relaxing sitting room with a large stone fireplace, meeting and banquet rooms and an accessible guest elevator. A gift shop located off the lobby which feature glass and craft items made in West Virginia.
The outdoor swimming pool is located near the River Run Camping area. The pool is unique in that it sits on top of a large hill with huge rocks to lay on for sunbathing. The pool is open 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday - Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.