THE FRIENDS OF MOUNTWOOD PARK

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iends of Mountwood Park is a non profit 501(c)3 membership organization for people who love the Park and are interested in improving and preserving it.The Friends work with the staff on a variety of projects,Our meetings are the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Stiles Administration Building in the Park.Come and join us! Membership can be achieved with volunteer hours or by donation. See our membership application for details.

                                
                                 

   
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 Friends of Mountwood Park
Our meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month weather permitting at 6:30pm.
Our next meeting will be July 10th. 


 The Museum will open May 2.
We will be open Friday,Saturday and Sunday Hours 1 to 4  pm
Through Volcano Days


New this Summer!!
We are planning to have a Day Camp for Children 9-12 years of age save the date July 21-25 from 9 until noon. We are only taking 20 campers. This will be a physically active camp with Archery, fishing, hiking, natures hunts, history, and much more.
Click Here for Applications .

Sign up time has been extended through this week.
                              Until July 16th



 

The water is on in the Dog Park
come join us there .





 We want to thank all who joined us
    for our Wagon Rides , they were all filled.
   We are making arrangements for
   more accomodations next year.
                            

                    Thank you for joining us                             October 6 for
                     Woof Fest 2013
                          
                 
                
        Woof Fest  activities included a       Poker  Walk,Blessing of the Animals, Dockdogs, Costume contest prizes for   the scariest and prettiest, tailwaggin       contests, Dog owner look alike ,         vendors raffles , and much more.

         

Thanks to all who participated this years festival was bigger and better.







                 THANKS TO ALL WHO                     

                   PARTICIPATED
AND

                 MADE OUR  2013 DIG
 
                      A BIG SUCCESS 

            There will not be a dig in 2014,
we hope to resume our digs next year 2015. 

                    
                             



                     A stone floor and a knife / tool were uncovered.


       
Our Sponsors:  West Virginina Humanities Council
                 Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
                             Wood County Commission
              Wood County Historical Landmarks Commission
                     Thanks you for making this possible
                                                
                           
                           

                                          

                                           Our upcoming events
            
              Volcano Days  September 28 & 29
        Historical Wagon Rides to the Mansion Site
                      Buy Tickets at the Museum

                Woof Fest 1st Sunday in October
                     Dog Carnival and Pageant
                                  
     
   
                        
                                                                         
                                    
                   
                              
                                   Visitor's Center /Museum
                     Friday,Saturday and Sunday
                                     12-4
                              May-September

       

           
                                                    
                                                  
                                  Water is OFF at the Dog Park
         Bring your dog over and enjoy our fenced
                  DOG PARK OPEN Year Round
                   
                  

                   
              The 2013 Miss Woof Fest Pageant

                                   Winners


                  
                         Congratulations Girls !



                    Here are last years winners

                  Miss Woof Fest Pageant
                     
                              2012   Winners
             

                        
      
        
         
                        
                                                                                                        
       Little Miss Woof Fest and Jr Miss Woof Fest Pageant
  
    Winners Little Miss Lyanna Smith runner up Audrey Sprout

         Jr Miss Shayla Bartlett with runner up Rachelle White

                               
      

                                   2012 Woof Fest List of Winners                                                    Raffles and Door Prizes

                                                Large 31 Tote full of items

                                                  Won By Vickie Thurston

                                                       Other winners

                                                        Angela Elms
                                                       Bobette Grimm

                                                         Scott Martin
                                                       Jean Ambrose
                                                       Wendi Williams
                                                       Loni Jakubowski
                                                           Marlin Mull
                                                        Jaimie Kupfner
                                                        Sharon Burton
                                                         Lilly Skinner
                                                         Mary Zimmer
                                                         Paige Batten
                                                         Laura Hogue
                                                          Jill Collins


                                        Contest Winners

                                            Best tailwagger--  Short tails

                                          
1st Valarie Barnhart and Charlie
                                            
2nd Cami Knupp and Gracie

                                               Best tailwagger--Long tails

                                             
1st Jansen and Maggie Mae
                                                
2nd Karen Pugh and Tally

                                               Dog and Owner Look Alike

                                                 1st Jansen and Layla Marie
                                                    2nd Kenzie and Winston

                                                           Costumes

                                                            Scariest
                                          
                                                  1st Laura Hogue and Tiki
                                            2nd Braydon Riser and Karmen

                                                             Funniest

                                                   1st Laura Hogue and Tiki
                                               2nd Debbie Marshall and Jazzie

                                                             Prettiest


                                             1st Crystal Love and Cutie Patootie
                                                 2nd Autum Van Camp and Lola

                                                           Most Original
          
                                             1st Jennifer Seaman and Gunner
                                                 2nd Peggy Ruble and Elvis

               
                     A big thank you to all who attended

                           our vendors and sponsors

                         for making the event possible





                                                    Visit Our Dog Park
                               
                                 21,000 sq ft of fenced play area

                            
                                  Benches and pick up stations 

                                    Water is now turned off!!


                          
                            Congradulation
s

                            Rebecca Rhodes

                           Miss Volcano 2013


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                                    Come Visit Our New Facebook Page
                       
                                The Friends of Mountwood Park
                     
                              Select Like and help us with our Page

                            
                                                                                                               

                             

              Come and walk our new Nature Trails
                                   
                                    One is .4miles in length
                        
           Beginning above the Handicap fishing  dock
                                  
                                  it is part of the Taitt Trail.

                 The other is at our Campground

                       It begins near campsite 45
         it consists of a short trail and a longer one
                            the choice is yours
                     both have interpretive signs    
 
                              

                                                                

                                     Archery Range is now Open 
                        
                         22  3-D Rinehart Targets in a wooded setting.                                                                                             

                                              Red Arrow of Mountwood

                       We Now have 2 Certified Archery Instructors

                                                       Click here for details


                        

                                                        

                               Join The Friends of Mountwood Park

                                
We are always looking for new Friends.
                                 
                                      It is easy and Fun

                                               
                                         
                                
Click here for an application

                                                  Our doors are always open.

                                          Call (304) 679-3914  for details.


                                             The Friends of Mountwood Park, Inc
                                                                 P.O.Box 2094
                                                            Parkersburg, WV 26102

                                                  info@friendsofmountwoodpark.com