June 16, 2018

Explore the hidden history under the waters of Pleasant Hill Lake.

What happened from Helltown to Newville that caused their disappearances? 

This is the first and one of a kind historic water trail. This self-guided water trail features five (5) stops along the lakeshore highlighting the area's hidden history. Kayak/Paddle Board to each location marked on the map to discover an interpretive sign with the unique history in that location. Maps available online, at the marina and welcome center office. Don't have a kayak? Not a problem, the marina has a special kayak rental discount for those doing the water trail.

  • Water trail length: 5 miles

  • Average time to complete: 1.5 to 2 hours 

  • Number of stops on the trail:  5

  • Trail rating: Easy to moderate 

  • Use the link below to access the trail page information:


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