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“A must visit if you love the AT” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Appalachian Trail Conference Headquarters

Appalachian Trail Conference Headquarters
799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304.535.6331
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Type: Convention Centers
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: The 'psychological half- way point' on the Appalachaian Trail: rest up, share your adventures, and eat lots of ice cream.
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“A must visit if you love the AT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Very informative little place. The topographical map of the AT is really cool to see. My family enjoyed our visit.

Visited April 2012
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Stamford, Connecticut
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Halfway point on the Appalachian Trail...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Very interesting place. Although not a hiker there is a topographical map of the trail along with photo albums of all the hikers that come through Harpers Ferry

Visited January 2013
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Informative and Super Nice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Whether you are planning to hike the trail or just learn more about the area, this is the place to visit. When my son was doing a home school project about the Appalachian Trail, the people here were awesome and even gave him a Jr. Trail Guide book to use as part of his research. Best of all they were patient in answering all of his questions and genuinely helpful. We also love their Facebook page!

Visited March 2012
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“hiker headquarters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Fun to visit with the volunteers and read about other long-distance hikers. This is the Holy Grail for backpackers

Visited November 2012
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We passed thru HQ on our hike from Georgia to Maine,we were early in the season and we were met at the door with hot fresh muffins baked by one of the volunteers that staff the HQ's, with lots of info and offers for shuttles we left on our trek and finished our hike with fund memories of our morning in Harpers Ferry

Visited April 2012
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