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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.

Hiking Harpers Ferry, WV | Historic Olde Town
Hiking Harpers Ferry, WV | Historic Olde Town

Time & Location

Feb 04, 2023, 7:00 PM – Mar 19, 2023, 7:00 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. Activities may include the following:

Appalachian Trail Conservancy @ 799 Washington Street

Horse & Wagon Tours @ White Hall Tavern on Potomac Street

Civil war enactments

St Peter’s Church 110 Church Street 

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.

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