• Historic Sites

    With sites like Friendship Hill, Nemacolin Castle, and the W.A. Young Foundry, history is alive in the River Town region.

  • The Monongahela

    A Pennsyslvania River of the Year

  • Marinas

    The area's many vibrant marinas provide docks, launches, boat repairs, and sales. Many also feature restaurants, bars, and even campgrounds.

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers’ Markets

    With weekly farmers' market in many of the River Towns, fresh fruits and vegetables abound. Check out the event calendar for days and times.

  • Paddling Ten Mile

    Ten Mile Creek provides a quiet opportunity for paddling and fishing.

The Edward G. Acheson House: A Historic Home In A Historic Area

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 […]


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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.


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 Think that it’s too late to get out on the water this year? Think again! Many paddlers love kayaking in the fall even more than the summer. Cooler temperatures and fall foliage create a beautiful ambience for a day of […]


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