Directions To The Shelter
IMPORTANT NOTE: Because we are in a rural area,
your GPS device may not accurately locate our facility.
Follow directions listed below.
Coming from the Southeast:
From Elkins, WV ~ Take Rt. 33/92 toward Buckhannon.
Turn right at traffic light to Rt. 33 & Rt. 250/92.
Follow Rt.250/92 through Junior and Belington.
As you leave Belington, you will pass a Sheetz convenience store on your left.
Keep left and stay on Rt. 250 N.
Go 2 miles -- You will see a yellow truck crossing sign on your right.
The next road on your right is Valley Bend Rd.
Turn right onto Valley Bend and go 1/4 mile.
You will pass Jehovah Witness Hall, (on your right).
Turn right on next driveway. The mailbox is AFOBC - 320.
Go up driveway to top of hill, shelter is on the left.
Coming from the North:
Take I-79 and get off at exit 115 (Stonewood/Nutter Fort).
At end of exit ramp, turn left onto Rt. 20/57.
After 4 miles, keep to the left on Rt. 57.
(Rt. 20 turns off to the right to Buckhannon.)
Stay on Rt. 57 for about 10 miles till you come to "T" of Rt. 57 and Rt. 119.
Turn left onto Rt. 119 -- Go about 2 miles to the Covered Bridge on your right.
Go through the bridge and to the traffic light.
Turn right at the light onto Rt. 250 South.
Follow Rt. 250 for about 10 miles.
After you pass Barbour County Fairgrounds, (on your right),
you will see Valley Bend Road on your left.
Turn left onto Valley Bend Rd.
Go 1/2 mile, pass Bills Creek Rd.
Turn left onto driveway, after Bills Creek Rd.
Go up the driveway to the Shelter at top of ill
The address on the mailbox is 320 - AFOBC.
From the Northeast:
Take Rt. 92 south to Belington
Get on Rt. 250 N
Go 2 miles -- follow directions from the south
From the South/Southwest:
Take I/79 north, get off at Weston Exit (#99)
Take Rt. 33 going toward Elkins
At traffic light of Rt. 33 & Rt. 250/92 turn left
Follow directions given for coming from the Southeast