Jefferson Rock

Jefferson Rock, Harpers Ferry: Address, Jefferson Rock Reviews: 4.5/5

Jefferson Rock
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Lookouts
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Happy Trails, Mary
Indianapolis, IN287 contributions
Oct 2021
The rock is a short, but steep, walk from the main road and you'll pass St. Peter's church on the way. The trail to the rock is short too. The views from the rock are nice. Other than that, there isn't much to see.
Written October 16, 2021
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RYC88
Centreville, VA1,060 contributions
Sep 2021
I'm not sure that the view is worth crossing the Atlantic, but it is a very nice view and if you are in Harper's Ferry, it's something to check off the list to see this famous rock.
Written September 7, 2021
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Kate Illinois1
Chicago, Illinois3,868 contributions
May 2021
Climb the steps located on High Street and proceed past St. Peter's Catholic Church to the next set of steps. Follow the path past the ruins of St. John Episcopal Church until you reach Jefferson Rock.The uppermost slab of Jefferson Rock originally rested on a natural stone foundation. This natural foundation "dwindled to very unsafe dimensions by the action of the weather so four stone pillars were placed under each corner of the uppermost slab between 1855 and 1860.
Written July 1, 2021
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Brian B
Peoria, AZ1,035 contributions
Jun 2021
The trail is to the right of the Catholic Church. Up hill walk about 2-300 yard walk. Nice view back to the river but not much more.
Written June 25, 2021
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James H
Collegeville, PA43 contributions
Jun 2021
It's a little bit of a hike to get up there but I'm glad we did. Whatever Jefferson saw when he stood there is now covered over with trees
Written June 21, 2021
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Rum connoisseur 76’
Honolulu, HI606 contributions
Jun 2021 • Solo
Jefferson’s Rock is a great overview with spectacular views. Easy little hike to get to with great photo ops. Definitely worth a look when you exploring the cool sites of Harper’s Ferry!
Written June 10, 2021
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JMGerchak
Duncansville, PA109 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Gorgeous scenic overlook! There is a parking lot right above for easier access. We hiked from the visitors center through the AT and down into Harper’s Ferry. Lovely!
Written May 30, 2021
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aatbender
Dandridge, TN420 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
My wife has bad knees and she wasn’t sure she could make it, but the views convinced her it was worth it. Beautiful!
Written May 25, 2021
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Beverly F
Wilmington, DE75 contributions
Mar 2021 • Family
The Jefferson Rock is amazing and the view of the river and the National Park is gorgeous! Definitely glad we went here!
Written March 14, 2021
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Ladyunsilence
Moundsville, WV31 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
This spot is a good little walk up to view the rock formation and a overlook of the river and churches.
Written March 3, 2021
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