Morgantown is a unique community in West Virginia. With West Virginia University as the largest employer, the core cultural influence on the town and of course the reason that there are thirty thousand students, it is definitely a college town. Opportunities to experience sporting events, theater, music and other cultural events create a more cosmopolitan community than other West Virginia cities.
Morgantown's outdoor resources are a big part of the culture of the area, with many people participating in a wide variety of adventure sports in all seasons. With opportunities to recreate right in town as well as just outside of town, adventure based day trips are plentiful. Located near both the Pennsylvania and Maryland borders, there are also great opportunities just across state lines.
Check out the descriptions and details for all the outdoor recreation resources near Morgantown below.
Morgantown has many businesses that cater to visitors. Check out the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau to find information about hotels, restaurants and other local businesses. The City of Morgantown has information on government resources. Two outdoor stores cater to those who need gear for adventure excursions - Pathfinder is a general outdoor store with clothing, bicycles, camping gear, climbing gear, ski gear, boats, etc. It is located in downtown Morgantown. Wamsley's is a bicycle shop located along the rail trail in the Seneca Center.
Urban Trail Running In Morgantown (Highland Outdoors)