Sat, Nov 04|
Town of Harpers Ferry, WV
Hiking Harpers Ferry, WV | Historic Olde Town
Plan your family getaway to Harpers Ferry, WV | You don't have to do it this way but here's a start. | Meet at the steps leading to the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church to go to Jefferson Rock and afterward begin the overlook hike. There is a parking fee.
Time & Location
Nov 04, 2023, 6:00 AM – Dec 30, 2023, 9:00 PM
Town of Harpers Ferry, WV, 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA
About the event
The Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking only footpath in the World ranging 2,190+ miles from Georgia to Maine traversing through 14 states. Harper’s Ferry is also the site of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. (An interesting place to visit.)
After the hikes, enjoy the historical town of Harpers Ferry, Civil War enactments, and other activities.
Opening Ceremony: Friday, December 1, 2023, 6-9pm
This Dec 2nd Harper’s Ferry tour (Starts at 9:30am) promises to be very interesting and include historical sites along with an array of activities within the town for their annual Ole Town Christmas. The Wisdom Walkers Adventure hike/trek is optional and commences after the tour and/or lunch.
NOTE: Try to park in town at the Harper’s Ferry Train Station parking lot or at the Visitors Center. Parking is a fee, so it is best to try and carpool. *Those not hiking can arrive and enjoy the historic town and meet the hiking group after the hike near John Brown’s Fort.
This is just a start to plan your getaway! Set your own dates, times, and arrange for accommodations. Just have fun and share your pictures to encourage the rest of us to get out for some Olde Tyme Christmas fun.