Historic Trail Hike
Self-led 2.5 mile hike on Historic Trail. Intermediate level.
- 1 hr1 hour
Adventure on this 2.5 mile hike from the Star Band Hall down Old Helvetia Road as it winds along the Left Fork Right Fork Buckhannon River. Hike past the Helvetia Cemetery and up the mountain to switch back near Umbright farm as you ease your way back down into the village of Helvetia on the trail the original settlers' trekked into Helvetia over 150 years ago. Bring water and hiking shoes. Maps are available at the Swiss Roots County Store, Helvetia Star Band Hall, Helvetia Public Library, and the Hütte Restaurant. Download a printable copy of the trail map here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/n87orfrjdm5c933/HelvetiaHistoricTrailMap_Printable.jpg?dl=0