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Thurmond Family Triathlon

Beginner friendly family triathlon held in the heart of the New River gorge. Make memories with your family as you bike, paddle, and run.

Bikes & BBQ

Do you like riding your bike, smoking meats, or eating great food? Or eating BBQ while riding your bike? (We won't judge). If so, then Point Pleasant is the place to be on June 9th for our second annual "Bikes & BBQ." We will have select routes for cyclists of all levels and a backyard BBQ cook off to prove that your ribs and/or chicken are the best around. Select from four tour routes; 43 mi, 26 mi, 20 mi (flat spur), 6 mi bike rides. Riders: Preregister at TriStateRacer.com here: https://www.tristateracer.com/event.php?RaceID=9918. Entry includes the ride and a T-shirt! Information for BBQ Competitors and full event details can be found here: http://bikepointpleasant.wixsite.com/bikepointpleasant/bikesbbq. Also, look us up on Facebook, @bikepointpleasant!

Thurmond Triathlon

Bring the entire family and come make memories in the heart of the New River Gorge. This beginner friendly triathlon starts at the historic Thurmond Train Depot, where participants will make their way across the bridge over the scenic New River and bike 2 miles to Stonecliff Beach. From there, the race moves to the New River for a 1.5 mile span of easy paddling on calm waters ( ducky boats are available with pre-registration). In the last leg of the race, racers will run from the Dun Glen Day Use Area and make their way back into Thurmond, running a 2-mile loop of the town.

Mountain Bike Camp Womens Weekend

Learn to ride like a girl as women riders of all ability levels come together for a weekend of personal progression and skill building. New to biking? No problem. Already killing it on gnarly roots and rocks? That’s cool, too. We’ll break into groups according to skill level for one-on-one-like professional coaching in a team environment. Make new friends, reconnect with old ones and sling some mud too!

11th Annual Wheels of Hope Ride

This 11th annual race features three routes ranging from 29 to 107 miles, each traversing paved country roads with farmland views and mountain vistas. All rides begin and end in historic Lewisburg, voted "The Coolest Small Town in America" in 2011 by Budget Travel magazine. Ride will begin and end at the WVSOM on N. Lee Street in downtown Lewisburg.

Mountaineer Strong Race

Join us in Almost Heaven--West Virginia--and flex those mountaineer muscles. For the inaugural Mountaineer Strong, racers will whitewater raft with a guide on Class III-V rapids down the New River, mountain bike on amazing trails in the New River Gorge, and trek through the beautiful ACE Adventure Resort property. This Appalachian state, covered with rugged mountains and river valleys, has long been known for its epic outdoor pursuits. Once you finish this race, we hope you’ll have a deeper understanding of WV’s state motto: Montani Semper Liberi (“Mountaineers are always free”).

48th Annual WV Outdoor Sports Show

Come see the newest inventory of RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: Visit Adventure Challenge Stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and Cute Critter Duck Pond. Admission $7; free to children 12 and under.

48th Annual WV Outdoor Sports Show

Come see the newest inventory in RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: visit Adventure Challenge stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and the Cute Critter Duck Pond. Cost $7; free to children 12 and under.

“Biketoberfest” @ The Arrowhead Bike Farm

A fun filled day of Traditional Bavarian food, Music and Bike Rides - and of course, Oktoberfest Beer (and other craft beers).

Green Bank Telescope Open House and Family Science Day

FREE EVENT! Where else can you... build and launch a rocket, test your engineering skills, play with liquid nitrogen, do fun science experiments and see some of the biggest telescopes in the whole world ALL IN ONE DAY? Telescope Tours will be available as well as rare peeks into the control room of the world's largest fully-steerable telescope, the GBT! This year we're celebrating Green Bank's pioneering contributions and groundbreaking work in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence with our new project, Breakthrough Listen! Build a squiggly bot, launch a rocket, solve a chemistry mystery, compete in the molecule design challenge and make comet ice cream! See how boats can float on air and smell space! *Come early! Rocket tickets are limited to 2/family and must be completed by 3pm for the launch at 4pm.

Wheeling Heritage Trail Partners Bicycle Tour