Parks & Recreation

Discover Adventure and Fun in Hurricane

Welcome to Hurricane’s Parks & Recreation, where endless opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation await you. Nestled within our vibrant community, Hurricane City Park offers a diverse range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re looking to beat the summer heat at the popular Sprayground, enjoy a picturesque picnic in City Park, or embark on an adventure along the Meeks Mountain Trails, our city’s recreational spaces have something for everyone. And, that’s just the beginning! From our bustling Main Street with local shops, restaurants and events to the historical charm of the Caboose Museum, Hurricane has it all. Join us in exploring these fantastic offerings that make Hurricane City a truly exceptional place to live and play.

Hurricane Bridge Park

Hurricane’s Newest Park

This new park is divided into two areas. The Midland Trail side has an incredible youth football complex and practice field and is home to the Hurricane Youth Football League. It also has three lighted pickleball courts and an amazing wooden playground. The upper level, which is accessible by the park’s main entrance by First Baptist Church of Hurricane, features the Putnam County Bank Sports Complex which consists of four tournament-ready baseball and softball fields with a press box and concession stand along with an all-inclusive playground and a 36-hole disc golf course designed by world-renowned disc golfer, Johnny Sias. It will eventually feature walking trails, deluxe shelters, an amphitheater and much more.

Click here for information on reserving the fields at the Putnam County Bank Sports Complex at Hurricane Bridge Park.

Hurricane Bridge Park

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Sprayground

One of the City’s most sought-after destinations is the Sprayground located in Hurricane City Park. It is perfect during the summer season for kids of all ages to enjoy. There are several fixtures that water pours, splashes, and sprays from to keep kids cool and entertained for hours. It features shaded seating areas and a concession stand. Admission is $3 per person, but it is free for all Putnam County residents (who show identification with a Putnam County address).

Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Sprayground is available for private parties from 6:15 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. daily. The fee is $150.

Call (304) 562-5896 or email info@hurricanewv.com with any questions.

City Park

Hurricane City Park features picnic areas, playgrounds, athletic fields, and areas for baseball, basketball, walking and jogging. The Hurricane Sprayground is also located in City Park. The Hurricane Reservoir is located directly beside the park where fishing is available from the handicapped-accessible fishing pier. The walking/jogging trail runs along the parameter of the park and offers scenic views of the City’s Reservoir then loops through the playground areas. City Park features playground equipment for kids of all ages. There are shelters available for private parties, gatherings, birthday celebrations, and more. Shelter numbers 1 and 2 rent for $150 and shelter number 3 rents for $75. Reservations are all-day rentals.

Call (304) 562-5896 or email info@hurricanewv.com with any questions.

Arts & Entertainment

Along with athletic and recreational opportunities, the park will one day feature dedicated space for the arts and entertainment. Plans are in the works for deluxe shelters will be constructed to offer event space along with an amphitheater that could be utilized for concerts, performances and other events.

Athletic Facilities

These facilities give great opportunities to athletic teams in need of practice and game space. These fields, in conjunction with fields at Valley Park offer the ability for Hurricane to host large travel league tournaments and other large sporting events which will be a boost to our local hotels, restaurants, etc.

Fundraising

Any businesses or organizations that have an interest in becoming involved in this project through naming rights, we have many opportunities available. For more information, call City Hall at (304) 562-5896.

Meeks Mountain Trails

Meeks Mountain is a trail system project that began in November 2018 after discussion at a Hurricane Development Authority meeting. The mission was to build and sustain a network of trails for the health and well-being of the people and to create additional opportunities for economic growth. Parking for the trails is in Hurricane City Park. The trailhead is located near the Caboose in the lower side of the park. Click here for more information.

Caboose

Situated in Hurricane City Park, the Caboose Museum is an actual retired C&O Railcar. It is filled with railroad memorabilia and artifacts that depict the City’s railroad history. The Caboose was formerly located behind the Fire Department on Main Street before being relocated to City Park in 2016.  For more information about scheduling a tour of the Caboose for your group or organization, please call (304) 562-5896.

Valley Park

Valley Park features walking trails, multipurpose athletic fields and courts, a conference center, picnic shelters, a dog park, two ponds and Waves of Fun Waterpark. At Waves of Fun, beach-like waves will keep people of all ages amused for hours. The City of Hurricane does not manage or maintain Valley Park. For more information, please contact their office directly at (304) 562-0518.

Main Street

Main Street in Hurricane is a vibrant  and revitalized area of downtown with lots of local shops and restaurants to frequent.  Several City-hosted events take place on Main Street throughout the year. There’s always plenty to see and do in downtown Hurricane. There are plans in the works for the shops and restaurants on Main Street to be more easily connected via an ADA-accessible sidewalk to the main entrance of Hurricane Bridge Park.

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