The Story Behind This West Virginia Urban Legend Will Keep You Awake Tonight

The quiet little river town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia seems like a charming, friendly place. But there’s a story about a monster there that is more than a little creepy.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

The 15th annual Mothman Festival will take place September 17 and 18, 2016. It’s also the Mothman’s 50th anniversary!

If you need a place to stay for the festival, consider the haunted Lowe Hotel.

If you can’t get enough spooky tales about West Virginia, take a look at these other scary stories.