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Moonviile tunnel is a great piece of railway history. Do yourself a favor and read about the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
ronniem310
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West Chester, Ohio
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Take the insect repellent

This is an awesome easy hike for those who like history, nature and all things spooky. We have... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
trico40
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Ohio
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Moonviile tunnel is a great piece of railway history. Do yourself a favor and read about the history of this town from the 1800’s. Great piece of history and the stone work even today is magnificent. Sad to see the graffiti all over it. Follow...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is an awesome easy hike for those who like history, nature and all things spooky. We have hiked this path near and through the tunnel twice this fall and really enjoy it. A little advice: Take insect repellent. The mosquitoes are plentiful and can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have seen this tunnel on several ghosts show on tv and so naturally I wanted to visit it. Husband and I drove down a super long creepy road to get to it and there was a place to park. We walked across a bridge...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had heard about thisplace for years and finally had the time to go see it. Came in to Zaleski from the south ans wasn't sure exactly where the turn for the tunnel was so stopped and asked for directions. All I needed to do was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Love the new improvements to the rail trail here. Fun spot to hike & bike. Lots of history and folk lore here!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

My son did a carriage ride with a group of friends at night to the Moonville Tunnel complete with the stories of why is it haunted and went into the tunnel in the dark for a far more goosebump-inducing experience. I knew nothing about Moonville...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank TomGrandy
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Saw this on our recent stay at Lake Hope. Neat history of the town of Moonville and the tunnel still remains! We didn't see any ghosts! Railroad crossing signs lead you to the area, and you will travel a dirt road to get there. There...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 86MissyJ
Reviewed 3 February 2017

My kids and I visited this place one warmer (& not snowy) day last January 2017. Moonville Tunnel is a huge, unassuming historic site located within Zaleski National Forest in Vinton County near McArthur, Ohio. It was once a magnificent railway tunnel near the site...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank SteelersFAN72
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