Ghost Tours

Forest near Grafton, West Virginia, out of which the Grafton Monster allegedly appeared.
Ghost tours may lead through W.Va. woodlands.

Ghost tours and other dark tourism venues are popular throughout West Virginia where the hills and mountains seem practically imbued with the supernatural. Here entire communities, such as Harpers Ferry and Point Pleasant, have been numbered among the most haunted places in the world, partly as a result of battles fought there. West Virginia is also the home of several legendary beasts and monsters, including Mothman, a winged creature said to haunt the skies above the Ohio River.

Not a believer in ghosts and strange beasts? Our publisher admits that there's more to West Virginia than meets the eye, though he considers himself a skeptic. "Ghosts, monsters, and the paranormal — I'd have to see to believe, but as darkness falls in the mountains I'm sometimes aware of things beyond my reach," David Sibray says.

Ghost Tours

Charles Town's Haunted History Walk
111 E. Washington Street
(Meet in the Parking Lot Behind the Bank)
Charles Town, WV 25414
304-261-5416 or 301-432-8320

Charles Town Ghost Tours
100 E. Washington Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
304-724-6741

Flatwoods Monster Museum
208 Main Street
Sutton, WV 26601
304-765-6533

Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry
St. Peter's Church Stone Patio
100 Church Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-725-8019

Haunted Parkersburg Ghost Tours
Blennerhassett Hotel
4th & Market Streets
Parkersburg, WV 26101
304-428-7978

Mothman Museum
400 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-812-5211

​National Museum of the Paranormal
Sanford Community Center
1600 3rd Street
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-231-7134

Shepherdstown Mystery Walk
German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
240-593-2317

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
71 Asylum Drive
Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5070

West Virginia Penitentiary Tours
818 Jefferson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-6200


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For more information on ghosts, monsters, and the paranormal in West Virginia, visit West Virginia Ghosts.

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