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30 Best and Fun Things To Do In Morgantown, West Virginia

This city is located along the Monongahela River in West Virginia and is known as a college town. It is home to the famous West Virginia University, which boasts around 30 000 students.

Morgantown has a rich history, with many historical attractions to choose from. It is home to the Don Knotts Statue, the “All Gave Some, Some Gave All” Memorial, and the Barrackville Covered Bridge.

There are many family-friendly attractions in Morgantown as well, like the Spark! Imagination and Science Center- a children’s museum where kids can learn about everything from dinosaurs to space! Another attraction for the whole family to enjoy is the Xscape! Live Escape Games.

Here’s a list of more great things to do in Morgantown, West Virginia.

The 30 Most Popular Things To Do In Morgantown, West Virginia

30. WVU Core Arboretum Amphitheater

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

Location: Ampitheater Trail Morgantown WV

29. Hamilton Farm Petroglyphs

4.0 ★★★★☆ (1 review)

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Location: U S 119 Morgantown WV

28. Watts Museum

3.5 ★★★★☆ (6 reviews)

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Location: Mineral Resources Building 1374 Evansdale Dr Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 293 4609

Web Address:   http://wattsmuseum.wvu.edu/

27. Dorsey Knob

4.9 ★★★★★ (7 reviews)

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/parksfacilities/details.php

26. Sheepskin Trail Trailhead

4.6 ★★★★★ (11 reviews)

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Location: Point Marion PA

Web Address:   https://sheepskintrail.org/

25. Scott’s Run Museum

4.6 ★★★★★ (14 reviews)

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Location: 465 Scotts Run Rd. Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 599 1931

Web Address:   http://scottsrunmuseumandtrail.org/

24. Point Marion Lock and Dam

4.7 ★★★★★ (14 reviews)

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Location: 304 Power Plant Road Dilliner PA

Tel:  724 725 5289

Web Address:   http://lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/LocksandDams/PointMarionLockDam.aspx

23. Coopers Rock

4.9 ★★★★★ (24 reviews)

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22. Dents Run Covered Bridge

4.4 ★★★★☆ (36 reviews)

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Location: John Fox Road Morgantown WV

21. Monongalia Arts Center

4.7 ★★★★★ (50 reviews)

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Location: 107 High Street Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 292 3325

Web Address:   http://monartscenter.com/

20. Henry Clay Furnace

4.8 ★★★★★ (50 reviews)

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Location: Clay Furnace Trail Masontown WV

Web Address:   https://wvstateparks.com/park/coopers-rock-state-forest/

19. Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area

4.6 ★★★★★ (70 reviews)

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Location: Morgantown WV

18. Forks of Cheat Winery

4.7 ★★★★★ (88 reviews)

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Location: 2811 Streetewartstown Road Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 598 2019

Web Address:   http://wvwines.com/

17. Caperton Trail Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (89 reviews)

Location: Morgantown WV

16. Don Knotts Statue

4.7 ★★★★★ (102 reviews)

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Location: 371 High Street Morgantown WV

Web Address:   https://tourmorgantown.com/don-knotts/

15. Chestnut Ridge Church

4.7 ★★★★★ (112 reviews)

Location: 2223 Cheat Road Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 594 0548

Web Address:   http://chestnutridgechurch.com/

14. Cheat Lake

4.6 ★★★★★ (126 reviews)

13. Jack Roberts Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (191 reviews)

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Location: 513 W Virginia Ave Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/jack-roberts-park.html

12. Hazel Ruby McQuain Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (260 reviews)

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Location: 185 Garrett Street Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   https://morgantownwv.gov/571/Hazel-Ruby-McQuain-Park

11. Krepps Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (309 reviews)

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Location: 1235 Parkview Dr Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/krepps-park.html

10. Marilla Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (481 reviews)

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Location: E Brockway Ave Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/marilla-park.html

9. West Virginia Botanic Garden

4.7 ★★★★★ (580 reviews)

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Location: 1061 Tyrone Road Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 322 2093

Web Address:   http://wvbg.org/

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8. Deckers Creek

4.2 ★★★★☆ (10 reviews)

7. Morgantown History Museum

4.8 ★★★★★ (33 reviews)

Location: 175 Kirk Street Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 319 1800

Web Address:   http://morgantownhistorymuseum.org/

6. Art Museum of West Virginia University

4.5 ★★★★★ (62 reviews)

Location: 20 Fine Arts Dr Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 293 2141

Web Address:   http://artmuseum.wvu.edu/

5. Spark! Imagination and Science Center

4.3 ★★★★☆ (66 reviews)

Location: 5000 Green Bag Rd. G 12 Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 292 4646

Web Address:   http://sparkwv.org/

4. Core Arboretum

4.8 ★★★★★ (224 reviews)

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Location: Monongahela Blvd Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 293 0387

Web Address:   http://arboretum.wvu.edu/

3. Metropolitan Theatre

4.7 ★★★★★ (252 reviews)

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Location: 371 High Street Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 291 4884

Web Address:   http://morgantownmet.com/

2. White Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (390 reviews)

Location: 1001 Mississippi Street Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/

1. Dorsey’s Knob Park and Disc Golf Course

4.5 ★★★★★ (527 reviews)

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Location: 1107 Dorsey Ave Morgantown WV

Tel:  304 296 8356

Web Address:   http://boparc.org/dorseys-knob-park.html

Final Words:

Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Morgantown, West Virginia! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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