Located in the north-western section of the state, North Bend is easily accessible from four-lane U.S. 50 which stretches across north central West Virginia from Parkersburg to Clarksburg. Driving east, take U.S. 50 to the junction of WV 31 (21 miles). Take WV31 to Cairo and follow signs to the park. Driving west, take WV 16 to Harrisville and follow signs to the park. Consult your highway map for further details.
Guests have reported that Map Quest and Google Map directions to North Bend are not accurate and gives directions that park staff would never recommend to guests. North Bend apologizes for negative experiences using Map Quest or Google Maps and encourages guests to take advantage of written directions on park websites. Directions provided on state park and forest web pages are always suggested as proper entrance roads to our areas. They are written by park or forest staff members. (02/10)