Point Plesant is in a growing resort area near the confluence of the Kanawha and Ohio rivers. It is said that when George Washington surveyed the area in the 1740s, he referred to it as the Pleasant Point. A recontruction of Fort Randolph, the best known of the town's forts, is in Krodel Park. A showplace for many of the town's events, the fort is open from mid-April through October. The 44-acre park also contains campsites, paddleboats, a playground and a miniature golf course.
The 11,164 acre Chief Cornstalk Public Hunting and Fishing Area, southeast of town, is accessible via a hard-surfaced roat that branches west of Hwy 35.
History Mansion House | West Virginia State Farm Museum |
Transportation Mason County Airport |
Wildlife Viewing CF McClintic Wildlife Management Area |
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10/26 Coming to The area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival Gray Hawk KY June19-21 Stringbean Memorial, Inc. is a non-profit corporation named in honor of David “Stringbean” Akemon, native of Jackson County, Kentucky, who was an internationally known musician and performer at the Grand Ole Opry and the television show, Hee Haw.
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!