Welcome to Marion County Parks And Recreation Commission (MCPARC)! PDF Print E-mail

Our mission here at MCPARC is to provide you with quality park and recreation areas for all of your leisure activities.

From today's forecast to upcoming events, we wish to extend our mission through the MCPARC website by providing you with all of the information you need on our park and recreation areas. 

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Movie Nights at the Park PDF Print E-mail

MCPARC is partnering with the City of Fairmont and the Marion County Public Libraries to have monthly movie nights at the park.  Please contact MCPARC for the most current movie schedule.

Closing Schedule for the Pools PDF Print E-mail

12th Street Pool is closed for the season.  The MCPARC Wave Pool is closed during the weeks but will be open on the weekend of August 24th-25th and Labor Day weekend.  The last day for the Wave Pool is September 2nd.

MCPARC Has a New Home PDF Print E-mail

In order to better serve the citizens of Marion County and the visitors to the county, MCPARC has moved into their new office. It is located at 1000 Cole Street, Suite B, next to the new Gateway Connector.

The Marion County Convention and Visitors Bureau is located on the first floor and the MCPARC offices are on the second floor. Click on "Read More" for pictures!

Guyses Run Fishing Park PDF Print E-mail

MCPARC operates the Guyses Run Fishing Park near Colfax from mid April until October 13th.

Adopt a Trail PDF Print E-mail

 MCPARC has an ongoing Adopt a Trail program for the 20 miles of rails to trails we maintain. Contact MCPARC for more information on how groups or individuals can assist.

Upcoming 2013 Trips PDF Print E-mail

We're excited to announce our upcoming trips of 2013

  • May 18th Mystery Destination Bus Trip – It's a secret!.
  • June 7 - 8 Sight & Sound Theater-Noah – Lancaster PA
  • July 4th Gateway Clipper Dinner Cruise & Fireworks - Pittsburg, PA
  • September 12 - 13 Ohio Amish Trip - Sugarcreek, OH
  • October 22 - 25 Bob Hope USO Tour Show - Virginia Beach, VA
  • November 18 - 24 – 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination Tour - Dallas, TX

Contact the MCPARC office to sign up for our trip mailing list or for additional information on these or any MCPARC trip.

Our Mission Statement PDF Print E-mail

The purpose of MCPARC shall be to administer a system of public parks and recreation in Marion County, West Virginia.

Consistent with said purpose, the Commission shall:

  • Promote public interest in recreation and support, foster, and promote recreational activities
  • Cooperate with, and encourage the participation of other agencies, both public and private, in the accomplishment of the above endeavors
Disc Golf PDF Print E-mail

MCPARC has assisted with the creation of the Seth Burton Memorial Disc Golf Course and the Orange Crush Disc Golf Course at Morris Park. There are currently 36 holes with multiple tee and basket placements. Check out www.wvdga.org for tournament and course information.

MCPARC Affiliated Horseshoe Pitchers Tournaments PDF Print E-mail

MCPARC works closely with the Affiliated Horseshoe Pitchers Association to plan tournaments at both East Marion and Worthington Park. There are also league nights on Thursdays at East Marion Park. For more information contact: Ron Zeni at 304-363-4322.

Construction of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Begins PDF Print E-mail

The initial stages of the Korean War Veterans Memorial are underway at East Marion Park. The Memorial will be located above the pavilion one parking lot and will be the first object at the park that is seen as you are traveling along the new Gateway Connector road to downtown Fairmont. (Click Read More for photos!)


Upcoming Events

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