Ohio River Way
Mission: To help people find adventure, inspire care for the land and water, and boost the economies of vibrant Ohio River communities by building partnerships that promote safe, healthy outdoor recreation; education; & tourism.
Mission: To inspire activities of play, exercise, and social connections to promote health and wellness.
Main Street Portsmouth in Bloom
Mission: Main Street Portsmouth in Bloom works to provide services, incentives, and collaborative opportunities to promote a healthy economic downtown while preserving our historic integrity.
Arc of Appalachia
Mission: Our task is straightforward – to preserve the most intact wildlands remaining in Appalachian Ohio, and protect native communities that were millions of years in the making.
Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce
Mission: The Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer, non-profit organization that unites the efforts of business and professional individuals in an effort to foster a healthy economy to benefit the entire community.
Shawnee State University
Mission: We prepare today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world.
Photo credit: Shawnee State University
Scioto County Commissioners
Once a thriving river port and steel town, Portsmouth, the county seat, is revitalizing its economy through technological advances, improved educational opportunities and tourism.
Scenic Scioto Heritage Trail
The Scenic Scioto Heritage Trail offers those who travel its over 84-miles a journey through the rugged, heavily wooded Appalachian hill country and through an area rich in history, full of river lore and native American influences.