Historic mining camp, now ghost town, along with the scenic Trinity River. Helena California sits tucked away, but 2017 wildfire destroyed 72 homes and 61 outbuildings in this area. Plenty camping, fishing & mountain biking out here in these parts. (Not to be confused with Saint Helena, in the Napa Valley)
Pine forested mountains; big river canyon
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West of Weaverville
on Hwy 299
parks, forests, rivers & lakes:
The community was settled in 1851 as a mining camp. North fork of the Trinity River meets main river at highway 299. Small riverside neighborhood mostly destroyed in wildfire) west of Weaverville on main road. River rafting, kayaking & fishing are just a few of the recreation choices. "Old Helena" is located east of the main road a bit. Rural river country Northern California.