2018 Putnam County Visitors Guide

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minutes from

Charleston Huntington



Putnam County

Valley Park

Conference Center

Coming MAY 2018! 465 seating capacity with tables for weddings and dinner events. 1,100 capacity for concerts and shows with 25x40ft stage.

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State of the art lighting and sound system.

Now Taking Reservations for Summer 2018! bookevents@putnamcountyparks.com 1-304-562-0518 x101

What ’s Inside

2 Attractions 4 Dining 7 Area Map 8 Accommodations 10 Shopping 12 Recreation 13 Events VisitPutnamWV.com


Located in the heart of West Virginia’s Metro Valley, warm and welcoming Putnam County is the perfect place to slow down with friends and family. With easy access of downtown Huntington and Charleston, you can experience the best of West Virginia’s two biggest cities, then unwind by enjoying the slower pace and small-town charm of Putnam County.

Outdoors and Active Appalachian Boarding Company (Mobile)

Stand up paddleboard (SUP) rental, lessons, guided tours and SUP yoga. 1 (844) 322-2787 appboco.com

Gritt’s Fun Farm (Buffalo)

Fall family fun – tractor rides, corn maze, pick your own pumpkins, apple cannons and more. Fun Farm open September and October. Farm to Table dinners available on various dates through the summer and fall. (304) 937-2565 grittsfarm.com Discover small-town WEST VIRGINIA CHARM

Par Four Family Entertainment (Hurricane)

Driving range, miniature golf, indoor batting cages, video arcade, billiard room, and batting/golf lessons. (304) 722-6393 parfourbatterup.com

Putnam Farmers Market (Hurricane)

Located at Valley Park and open Saturday mornings from May through October, you’ll find in-season produce, locally raised meat, home baked goods, local honey, fresh flowers, berries, handmade jewelry and crafts, and so much more. pfmwv.com

Scary Creek Paint Ball (Scott Depot)

Paintball course and fields, full equipment rental, open year round. (304) 755-5973 scarycreek.com

Hosting many horse shows for multiple associations. Many shows are open to the public. Various dates, year round. (304) 586-4247 wvqhafuturities.com

Summer Fun Waves of Fun (Hurricane)

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day – a 500,000 gallon wave pool, three-foot waves, three water slides, cabanas and concessions. (304) 562-0518 putnamcountyparks.com

City of Hurricane Sprayground (Hurricane) Tip buckets, sprinklers and more – for children up to 12 years old. (304) 562-5896 hurricanewv.com

Relaxing Activities Almost Havana (Teays Valley)

Largest cigar lounge in WV with an extensive selection of cigars and pipe tobacco. (681) 235-3058 almosthavana.com

Arts and Thoughts Studio (Hurricane)

Art and pottery gallery, plus classes for adults and children. (304) 760-8714 artsandthoughts.com

Rivers to Ridges Heritage Trail

Enjoy a scenic, historic drive from Nitro through Buffalo and on to downtown Point Pleasant in neighboring Mason county. riverstoridges.com

Shops on Main Street (Hurricane)

Eleanor Park Pool (Eleanor) Public pool with diving board. (304) 586-2319 eleanorwv.com


Winfield Riding Club (Winfield)

Unique boutiques, food, locally made furniture and more in a quaint historic downtown setting. hurricanewv.com Books and Brews Coffee, food, craft beer, used books Bear Wood Company Handmade specialty wood products and furniture Hidden Creek Mercantile Local artisan–merchandise, smoothies and eatery Hurricane Floral & The Gallery Floral and gift shop, women’s clothing Mountain Que BBQ and creative sides My Bella Over the top milkshakes, baked goods, and sweet treats Oodles Unique gifts and home items Saving Vintage Refinished items and antiques



Dining Whether you crave bold ethnic cuisine or down-home country cooking, Putnam County’s growing local food scene has flavors to please any palate. From classic Italian to spicy Thai to Pub Fare, we’re sure you’ll find something mouth watering right here in Putnam County.

Hurricane Books and Brews

Sandwiches, flatbreads, coffee and craft beer. (681) 233-4005

Bridge Café & Bistro

Mountain Que

BBQ and creative sides. (304) 553-8747

My Bella

Over the top milkshakes, baked goods, and sweet treats. (304) 901-0636

Farm-to-table, coffee, new American cuisine. (681) 233-4141

Teays Valley

Mi Pueblito

Barnyard BBQ

Mexican cuisine. (304) 562-6990

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BBQ and a variety of desserts. (304) 964-3322 thebarnyardbbq.com


Beans & Cream Café

Specialty coffees, teas, ice cream, and desserts. Located inside Mid Valley Mart. (304) 757-5530


Mediterranean, craft beer and wine. (304) 757-5540 fairwayswv.com

Fat Patty’s

Hamburgers, American pub-style food. (304) 757-5000 fatpattysonline.com

FireSide Grille

American cuisine, extensive menu, full service bar. (304) 757-4700 firesidegrillewv.com


Pizza shop, with salads and sandwiches as well. (304) 757-6767 grazianospizzateaysvalleywv.com

Island Teriyaki

Unique Island-inspired restaurant and food truck. (304) 415-8644 islandteriyakiwv.com

Italian Grille

Classic Italian cuisine, salads, sandwiches and desserts. (304) 757-0333 italiangrille.net


Smoked BBQ and homestyle sides. (304) 757-0707


Homestyle and diner food, ice cream. (304) 562-6161

The Merc at Hidden Creek Mercantile Soups, sandwiches, juices and smoothies. (681) 233-4049 hiddencreekmercantile.com

Mountain Pie Company

Specialty pizza, American, craft beer. (304) 397-6249 mountainpiecompanywv.com

Rio Grande

Mexican cuisine. (304) 757-7873





Taste of Asia

Pan-Asian bistro featuring sushi, hibachi and Thai. (304) 760-6010

Thai Valley Kitchen Thai cuisine. (304) 562-3300 thaivalleykitchen.com

Whiskey Taco

Cantina-style taqueria, featuring a large whiskey selection. (681) 233-4200

Off the Beaten Path

Angaleno’s Pizza (Buffalo)

Pizza place, calzones, sandwiches and more. (304) 937-4916

Fajita House (Eleanor) Mexican cuisine. (304) 586-4279

Tammy’s Country Kitchen (Fraziers Botttom) Homestyle, country cooking. (304) 937-2855

Winfield Dairy Freeze

Homestyle, diner food, ice cream and desserts. (304) 586-4410

Chain restaurants: Bob Evans, Appleebees, Dunkin’

Donuts, Panera Bread, Five Guys, Tudor’s Biscuit World, and a variety of other fast food restaurants.

3522 Teays Valley Rd. Hurricane, WV 25526 • 304-415-8644 islandteriyakiwv.com • facebook.com/IslandTeriyakiwv

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Accommodations Putnam County has clean, comfortable, friendly accommodations with easy access to the Interstate.



Hampton Inn

Red Roof Inn

Teays Valley (304) 760-7292 Outdoor pool, business center, accessible rooms, free breakfast, meeting space, free wifi, fitness center, free parking, non-smoking hotel.

Holiday Inn Express

Teays Valley (304) 757-7177 Indoor pool, business center, accessible rooms, free breakfast, meeting space, free wifi, fitness center, mini fridge and microwave in every room, free parking.

Teays Valley (304) 757-6392 Free wifi, accessible rooms, pet friendly, free parking, nonsmoking motel.

Group Lodging Knotty Pine Lodge Fraziers Bottom (304) 926-8350 wvknottypinelodge.com

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Visit gotoputnamwv.com/meetings for a list of public meeting spaces in Putnam County.

26 Putnam Village Drive Hurricane, WV 25526 (304) 562-3300

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Shopping Go treasure hunting in Putnam County! Our boutiques such as Hidden Creek Mercantile make it easy to find one-of-a-kind gifts and unique merchandise. Buy a piece of locally made furniture or dÊcor at Bear Wood Company. Comb through our antique shops, or visit Saving Vintage for a refurbished pre-loved piece. Purchase pottery and artwork from Arts and Thoughts Studio or Hannah’s Pottery.

Find a complete list of our local shopping options at gotoputnamwv.com/shopping

Discover small-town WEST VIRGINIA CHARM


Visitors Favorite Shops on Main Street (Hurricane)

Unique boutiques, food, locally-made furniture and more in a quaint historic downtown setting. hurricanewv.com

Birds Blooms and Butterflies by Design (Hurricane)

Quality products for avid birding, butterfly, wild flower, nature, and gardening enthusiasts. Unique handmade gifts. birdsbloomsandbutterfliesbydesign.com

Yeager Design & Interiors (Scott Depot) Unique home furnishings and home dĂŠcor. Featuring Annie Sloan chalk paint. yeagerdesignandinteriors.com

The Putnam Market (Hurricane)

Features fresh flowers & arrangements, fine goods & gifts, unique food provisions, and much more.

Sports Fanz (Scott Depot)

Locally owned and operated sports fan and memorabilia store, carrying popular teams in most collegiate and professional sports. Frequent sports celebrity meet-and-greet opportunities. shop.sportsfanzwv.com

Village Heirlooms (Hurricane)

Amish made furniture. Wide selection of outdoor furniture, unique children’s furniture and wood toys.

Gifts, jewelry, textiles and unique merchandise featuring products made by WV and women artisans. The Merc grab-and-go eatery offers freshly-made smoothies, salads, sandwiches, juices, plus ice creams and snacks in a one-of-a-kind historic space. 2803 Main Street Hurricane, WV

Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

HiddenCreekMercantile.com VisitPutnamWV.com


R ecreation Go for a relaxing hike or walk, play a round of disc golf, visit Waves of Fun waterpark, or stay active in dozens of other ways at one of Putnam County’s scenic parks. Valley Park in Hurricane

West Virginia’s premiere public park, newly renovated in 2018, Valley Park off Teays Valley Road in Hurricane is home to: Waves of Fun wave pool waterpark soccer fields baseball fields tennis courts disc golf course walking trails dog park fishing pond Putnam Farmers Market (open May – October) ADA-accessible playground Valley Park Conference Center There are dozens of special events each year for all ages. Check PutnamCountyParks.com for events and more details. Discover small-town WEST VIRGINIA CHARM

Putnam County Park in Eleanor

Featuring a scenic disc golf course, hiking and biking trails, public pool, playground equipment, and home to the Putnam County Fair each July, this public park in downtown Eleanor offers a quiet getaway.

Hurricane City Park in Hurricane

Putnam County’s only splash park is a favorite for little ones. Rent a picnic shelter, enjoy the playground equipment, and relax in the outdoors at this park, located on Teays Valley Road.

Find more at gotoputnamwv.com/recreation

Events Some of our biggest annual events are listed here. Check out our Events Calendar at VisitPutnamWV.com for things to do during your stay.

March Tastes and Talents

June Dog Jog

July Putnam County Fair

A month-long celebration of food and the arts in Putnam County. Visit PutnamTastesAndTalents.com for a list of participating restaurants and associated events.

April West Virginia Food Truck Festival A gathering of local food trucks and live music. Find out more at WVFoodTruckFestival.com

Superhero Saturday

Meet your favorite superheroes at Valley Park.

May Once Upon a Time Princess Party Meet your favorite princesses and heroines. Visit our website for details.

Putnam County is home to hundreds of events throughout the year. Check our events calendar for things happening during your stay by visiting VisitPutnamWV.com/calendar

Putmam County’s largest 5k walk/run. Bring your furry friend and help raise funds for the Putnam County Animal Shelter spay and neuter fund.

Discover arts, crafts, 4H exhibits, demonstrations, carnival rides, dirt track events, live music and your favorite fair foods. PutnamCountyFairWV.com

September Putnam County Homecoming

Parade, live entertainment, food and craft vendors, and lots of family-friendly fun.

December Yuletide in the Park

Light displays nightly, with special events throughout the month. Visit PutnamCountyParks.com for details.


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