Parks & Recreation

City of Fairmont Area Recreation

The City of Fairmont and Marion County offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities for the entire family. From whitewater rafting to outdoor historical drama to simply enjoying the view from our beautiful rail trial, Fairmont - Marion County welcomes you!

Rail Trail Information

There are currently two trails in the city limits of Fairmont: MCTRAIL on the East Side and West Fork River Trail on the West Side. Download a Trail Map Here [PDF]

In 2021, the City of Fairmont clearly established a cross-town connection to the West Fork River Trail from Downtown with the installation of sharrows and wayfinding signage. 

City Parks

  • Bellview Park
    • Playground
    • Basketball Court
    • Open field space
  • Blaine Street Park (Gateway Connector Park)
    • Playground
    • Walking Path
  • Fifth Street Park 
    • Playground
    • Basketball Courts
    • Open field space
  • Morgantown Avenue Mini-Park
    • Playground
    • Multi-Use Court area
  • Morris Park
    • Walking Path/Track
    • Playground Areas
    • Tennis Courts
    • Basketball Court
    • Pavilions (2)
    • Restroom Facilities
  • Norwood Park
    • COMING SOON- Universally Accessible Playground
  • Oliver Avenue Park (Fairmont Community Garden)
    • Community Garden- Contact MCPARC to reserve a raised garden bed
  • Windmill Park
    • Softball/Baseball Fields (3)
    • Walking Track
    • Soccer Fields
    • Football Field
    • Playground
    • Restroom Facilities
    • Concession Stand 

Reservation Information

The City of Fairmont offers Soccer/Football fields and Softball/Baseball fields at Windmill Park with additional unofficial field space at 5th Street Park, to schedule a field please complete the Field Usage Request Form [LINK]

The City of Fairmont offers Pavilions for reservation at Windmill Park (1 reservable pavilion) and Morris Park (2 reservable pavilions). To request reservation of a pavilion, please complete the Pavilion Application [LINK].

Our parks serve as wonderful venues for community events. If you would like to hold your event at one of our Parks, please complete the Special Event Application [LINK].

The City welcomes community involvement in our Parks through volunteering. If you would like to volunteer to help with any projects in our parks please complete our Volunteer Waiver [LINK].

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