With sites like Friendship Hill, Nemacolin Castle, and the W.A. Young Foundry, history is alive in the River Town region.
A Pennsyslvania River of the Year
The area's many vibrant marinas provide docks, launches, boat repairs, and sales. Many also feature restaurants, bars, and even campgrounds.
With weekly farmers' market in many of the River Towns, fresh fruits and vegetables abound. Check out the event calendar for days and times.
Ten Mile Creek provides a quiet opportunity for paddling and fishing.
The town of Monongahela is a charming but underappreciated historic area. Known locally as Mon City, Monongahela is the oldest settlement in the Monongahela Valley. Its history includes development as a transportation center supporting thousands of river journeys to the […]
The following article was published by Dr. Steve Selin, Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism, School of Natural Resources at West Virginia University and an active member of the Mon River Town Program. Click here to download the article.