Trail Hut FAQ

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Can I have something shipped to me during my stay at Trail Hut?

Absolutely, not a problem.  Trail Hut is served by USPS, UPS, FedEx, Amazon and all other major delivery services. Please address your packages as follows depending on which condo you are staying in:

Mountainside CondoRiverside Condo

Trail Hut

Attn: Mountainside Condo

1199 Riverside Drive

Welch, WV 24801

Trail Hut

Attn: Mountainside Condo

1199 Riverside Drive

Welch, WV 24801

What is the weather normally like in the area?

While Mother Nature cannot be controlled, the area weather is typically moderate.  Southern West Virginia has all four seasons with consistent precipitation all year long.  Below is a chart that showcases weather averages.

MonthHigh Temp (F)Average Temp (F)Low Temp (F)Rainfall (in)

Where can I get a Hatfield McCoy trail permit?

Trail Hut is an authorized Hatfield McCoy trail permit vendor - there's no need to go elsewhere!  While it's preferred that you pre-order as part of your booking reservation, additional permits can be purchased during your stay.

What are the Hatfield McCoy trail rules?

Hatfield-McCoy Trail Rules and Regulations set forth by the West Virginia State Legislature.  [HB 4488, 20-14-8]

General Rules

  • User permit required for all drivers and passengers
  • Everyone must wear a DOT or Snell approved helmet and eye protection
  • All operators and passengers must meet manufacturer’s minimum age and size requirements
  • No one under the age of 6 is allowed on the trails under any circumstances
  • Any operator or passenger under the age of 16 must be under the direct supervision and within eyesight of their parent or guardian at all times
  • Obey all signs, gates and barriers, stay on marked trails
  • Trails only open during daylight hours
  • No littering, No camping, No fires
  • No alcohol may be consumed or possessed
  • No glass containers of any kind
  • Be aware of oncoming traffic, particularly in blind curves and hills
  • No competitions of speed, endurance or climbing ability allowed at any time without a special use permit
  • Operate at reasonable speeds and under control at all times
  • All machines must be equipped with a properly functioning muffler and USFS approved spark arrestor

UTV-Specific Rules

The driver and passengers of a UTV must:

  • Wear helmets (DOT or SNELL approved)
  • Wear seat belts at all times; the number of passengers is limited to the number of factory installed seat belts
  • Keep their hands, arms, feet, head and legs inside the vehicle at all times during operation
  • No booster seats or car seats are allowed
  • Possess a valid owner’s manual for the machine being operated that is able to be produced upon request
  • Stay on designated trails. UTVs are permitted on easiest, more difficult, and select most difficult trails (signed accordingly)
  • UTVs must be equipped with a steering wheel and low pressure tires

      How can I get Hatfield McCoy trail maps?

      The latest Hatfield McCoy trail maps can be downloaded here.

      If you are an Apple / iOS user, we've also released a YouTube how-to guide on installing maps on your device.  Click here to watch the tutorial.

      This section of our website will continue to evolve as we receive questions from potential guests.

      If there's something else on your mind, please contact us here.