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Lorena Sternwheeler

– The Zanesville Muskingum County Convention And Visitors Bureau

Looking for a fun, outdoor activity to do this summer? How about taking a cruise on the Muskingum River aboard the Lorena Sternwheeler! The Lorena Sternwheeler is moored at Zane’s Landing Park at the west end of Market Street in downtown Zanesville. This Muskingum County treasure travels along the Historic Muskingum River Water Trail offering a relaxed and pleasant ride through wide waters, passing scenic woodlands just the way our ancestors did. The 2023 season is filled with public rides, lunch cruises and dinner cruises June – October. Several public rides will be themed such as Storytime sponsored by Muskingum County Library System, Meet Mickey Mouse, Kids Steers the Boat Day, Senior Citizens 60 years and older ride for ½ price and more!

Public Rides: Adult $16, Senior $12, Kids $8, Lunch Cruise $23, and Dinner Cruise $48. Guests are welcome to bring their own refreshments aboard for cruises. Reservations and advance payments are required for all rides, 48 hours in advance.

Information about the Lorena Sternwheeler can be found on www.visitzanesville.com, on the Lorena Sternwheeler Facebook page or call the Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 740-455-8282

Pea Ohana Watersports


Do not let the water fun stop there – Pea Ohana Watersports offers a variety of water based outdoor experiences in and around the Zanesville. Whether you’re looking for a scenic river trip on a tube or kayak or a scenic float through the Muskingum River canal – Pea Ohana Watersports has an experience for you and your family or group. River tubing, kayaking and paddleboarding are their specialty but other group activities such as guided kayak tours, fitness classes, history tours, and customized excursions are also offered.

Don’t let the fun stop on the river. Visit Zanesville has created a “Get Up, Get Out and Go” booklet of things to do. Get Up, Get Out, and Go Adventure Guide! (visitzanesville.com) You don’t need to look any further than Muskingum County to find all the best outdoor recreation and adventure that Southeastern Ohio has to offer. Muskingum County is rich in opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts who come from far and wide to enjoy hiking, biking, the outdoors and exploring nature. The trails and parks offer many miles and acres to “Wander into the Great Outdoors”. So, load up your pets, gather a group, get with your family and friends, or take a stroll by yourself and wander the wonderful outdoors of Muskingum County.

The Get Up, Get Out, and Go Guide is designed to get you out and about in Muskingum County. Offering a full listing of events taking place throughout the whole county during the months of May – October. Featuring special outdoor adventure opportunities and some local favorite go-to’s. Get lost, get found, just GO!

For a free copy of the new Get Up, Get Out, and Go Guide call Visit Zanesville at 740-455-8282 or email a request to [email protected]


Zanesville- Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau
205 N. 5th St., Zanesville, OH 43701
740.455.8282 | visitzanesville.com


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