Outdoors, Recreation, To Do

Background and history, detailed information, where to go, what to do, expertise and networking opportunities are readily available from a number of local organizations.

Bike & Kayak Rentals

Good Life Marietta

Harmar Rowing Club


Marietta Area Walking & Biking Trails

Marietta Main Street


Ohio River Islands Refuge

Outdoor Recreation

River Valley Mountain Bike Association

Rowing & Cycling Club

Washington County Visitor Guide

Washington County

If you need or would like information from any of the above or any other local entity, chances are good that we can give you the name and personal contact information for the person who can help you.

Affiliates & Favorites

Our affiliate, Broughton Commercial Properties, LLC specializes in developing customized building spaces on 55 acres of our 600+ acres of property. The company provides customized Morton Buildings and will customize or build-to-suit to fit the needs of its tenants. The campus consists of twenty plus buildings and continues to grow.

Good Life Marietta was launched by the Marietta Community Foundation to showcase our area to prospective businesses, employers, residents, visitors and students through lifestyle video profiles of local leaders like Jerry James, President of ARTEX Oil Company. ARTEX is a tenant of Broughton Commercial Properties. The Marietta Community Foundation was founded in 1974 and headed by the late Carl L. Broughton.

Marietta High School Rowing is based in the Carl L. Broughton Boathouse on the west bank of the Muskingum River. Tax-deductible gifts to the Carl L. Broughton Boathouse Endowment Fund are used to improve and maintain the Boathouse which is also used by the Harmar Rowing Club and the Marietta Rowing and Cycling Club.

The Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau provides information about activities and points of interest.

We Recommend

We have supported or have been affiliated with these businesses, organizations, schools and the people who lead them for many years and hold them in high regard.

Chamber of Commerce

City of Marietta

Marietta City Schools

Marietta College

Marietta Community Foundation

Morton Buildings

Peoples Bank

Peoples Bank Theatre

Smith Dairy

Velvet Ice Cream

Washington State Community College

Washington State Community College Foundation

Our affiliate, Broughton Specialty Foods, LLC, distributes ice cream and frozen novelties made by Smith’s Dairy and Velvet Ice Cream. Both are family-owned Ohio dairies.