Greater Parkersburg
Attractions Set to Open for the Season

Attractions Set to Open for the Season

A number of area attractions are opening for the spring and summer travel season, including Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, The Wilds, Valley Gem Sternwheeler and more.

Attraction Openings

April 1 – Ohio River Museum

May 1 – The Wilds, Safari Transport Tours  

May 1 – Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park 

May 5 – Valley Gem Sternwheeler Seasonal Cruises


“We encourage people to visit other area museums, shops, restaurants, attractions and parks,” said Mark Lewis, Greater Parkersburg CVB President. “Our website,, is a great resource to learn more about points of interest, restaurants, shops, and travel-related events.”


New Exhibits

- Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History  

- Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, OH

- Henderson Hall Plantation, Williamstown, WV

- Oil and Gas Museum

- Parkersburg Art Center