Map: Activities

Map: Activities

Historical Sites






  • Follow directions to Simpson Barn.  Pass it by about 3 miles before Centerville – on the left.

  • (I-70 Exit 208 to Rt. 149 south).  1,232 acres of rolling hills and woodlands. Year-round camping available with a shower house and electric.

  • The Barnesville Memorial Park features the Albert S.

  • I-70 Exit 216, go south on Rt. 9 approx. 3 miles – make a left on County Rd. 5.  Go 3 more mile and barn is on the right side (down the hill) before Glencoe.

  • 35000 Muskrat Rd. I-70 Exit 202 South 1 mile, west 1 mile on Muskrat Rd. 

  • Dysart Woods, a 50-acre tract of old-growth oak forest, is the largest known remnant of the original forest of southeastern Ohio.

  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149. Turn right (west) onto #147. At Bethesda 4-way stop, go south on #26.  Travel through Bethesda on 26.

  • Egypt Valley Wildlife Area is situated in the southeastern part of Ohio, in Belmont and Guernsey counties.

  • Escape Zone, A Live Escape Experience, is a 60-minute adventure game where participants solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to complete objectives in a t
  • Chestnut & Church Streets.

  • 53761 Wegee Rd. 4.3 miles west of Shadyside on Cty Rd. 48. Beautiful hand blown glass made while you watch. Call before visiting.

  • The Great Stone Viaduct served as the western approach to the former Baltimore and Ohio railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River.

  • The school is located five miles west of the Belmont County Courthouse in St. Clairsville on the north side of the National Road.

  • Eight churches of various religions can be found along 4th & 5th Streets, Walnut, Locust and Clay.

  • Historic Kirkwood is where Bridgeport roots were planted. It was Joseph Kirkwood (1784–1856) who established a settlement on the west side of the Ohio River.

  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on # 149.  At the stop sign turn left (east) onto #147.  The barn is located on the right, set back a bit off the road as you drive up hill. 

  • Open for camping only during the Jamboree In the Hills country music festival each year in July. This location is off US Route 40 between St.

  • I-70 Exit 202 - take Rt. 800 south through Barnesville.  Continue 7 miles south towards Somerton. Barn is on the right at 56640 Somerton Highway, Barnesville.

  • Mail Pouch Barn in Barkcamp State Park, painted by deceased barn painter Harley Warrick of Belmont, Ohio. This is one of many barns on which Harley left his mark.

  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149. Turn right (west) onto #147. At Bethesda 4-way stop, go south on #26.

  • I-70 Exit 215 travel east on Rt. 40 to St.Clairsville. Turn left at 2nd light onto N. Marietta St. Turn right at stop sign onto Newell Ave. Turn left at stop sign onto N.
  • Ohio Bicentennial Barn in Belmont County is one of the 88 painted in each of Ohio’s counties. Scott Hagan of Jerusalem, Ohio painted all 88 barns.

  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149. The barn is on the left located just before Barkcamp State Park entrance.  

  • I-70 Exit 202 and take Rt. 800 south to #148 east.  Leave #148 onto Cty Rd. 26 and travel 3.4 miles. Barn is on the left. 

  • Stands east of the Ohio University Eastern Campus, I-70 Exit 213, overlooking a pond. It was originally built in 1891 in Fairfield County.
  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149.  At the stop sign turn left (east) onto #147.  Go to the top of the hill, turn left at the stop sign.

  • I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149. Turn right(west) onto #147. At Bethesda 4-way stop, continue west on #147. The barn is located approx.

  • I-70 Exit 202 and take Rt. 800 northwest to County. Rd. 108 (North Rd.) just before Hendrysburg.

  • Sandy Ridge Rd. (off Rt. 147, east of town) The plain federal style brick building seats 1,500. Built in 1878 to house the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Conservative Friends.

  • The Belmont County Fair has been a family tradition since 1849.

  • I-70 between exits 208 & 213, west of St. Clairsville on Historic National Road/ US Rt. 40 and across the road (on north side) from Jamboree in the Hills. 

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