Broadback Island

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Broadback Island
Geography
Location Ohio River, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°22′54″N 81°16′22″W / 39.3817416°N 81.2728926°W / 39.3817416; -81.2728926Coordinates: 39°22′54″N 81°16′22″W / 39.3817416°N 81.2728926°W / 39.3817416; -81.2728926
Country

Broadback Island is an island in the Ohio River in Pleasants County, West Virginia. It is located opposite of the city of Belmont, West Virginia. Broadback Island is a part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge. The island is popular with bird watchers because it serves as a good place to scan for Osprey and Bald Eagles. Along with First Brother Island closer to the Belmont shore, it is sometimes referred to as Second Brother Island.

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