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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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Harpers Ferry Center, 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-535-6331
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WOW!!!!!

You've got to see the trail to believe it. You feel like you're part of history walking the trail... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
jdarerog1958
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Saint Albans, West Virginia
Lovely scenery..

I attended a nice outing with my family here. There is much to do. Bring your bikes, your dog and... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
kanashiinatsubara
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Hagerstown
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Very long hiking trail spanning over 2,100 miles and 14 states.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“west virginia” (8 reviews)
“potomac river” (7 reviews)
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Harpers Ferry Center, 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

You've got to see the trail to believe it. You feel like you're part of history walking the trail that so many others have. Put this on your bucket list.

1  Thank jdarerog1958
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I attended a nice outing with my family here. There is much to do. Bring your bikes, your dog and your young children. All can enjoy the view,the fun vibe and it is very serene here.

6  Thank kanashiinatsubara
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We have hiked part of the AT in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, now West Virginia and Maryland. The trail was not as rocky as PA and NJ

1  Thank M-F_Trackers
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We have sampled the Appalachian Trail at various spots (including the International Extension) and the section through the NP matched our previous experiences.

Thank jaunty5
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Walking along the Appalachian Trail for a few miles was a gift. So many people walk it every day. Others take beautiful care of it. I even met someone who had been walking it for thirteen years!

Thank sadiedust
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

the appalachian trail goes right through the mountainside town of harper's ferry. the steps going up the mountain are very steep and some of the steps are carved out of the natural rock. along the way, you'll see the ruins of a church destroyed during...More

1  Thank blackriverwoman
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Part of the Appalachian Trail runs right through Harper's Ferry and Harper's Ferry is a neat place to visit and see. Part of the Trail runs along the Potomac River and is very scenic. Harper's Ferry is the mid-point of the Trail so one can...More

Thank WJRothman
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Informative and friendly staff are ready to help you with your questions about the trail. Your skill level and information are taken in consideration for their recommendations for which trail to take.

Thank Fdrl L
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We did our first hike on the West Virginia portion of the AT. A beautiful hike which also gives access to the Loudon Heights trail.

Thank KristiW52
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a great surprise. Crossing the old rail bridge where John brown started his raid...awaesome. Overlooking the rivers , amazing. We hiked about a mile and crossed three states...pretty cool, when you do it. Just typing this now, I was thinking back. Easy walk...More

2  Thank Michael A
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JCSmot
June 22, 2017|
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Response from RunningEsme | Reviewed this property |
We spent one day in Harper's Ferry last year. The morning and early afternoon was for hiking and the afternoon was for seeing the historical sites. My brother did not think that was enough time to see the sites, but it was... More
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worldtravlr2014
May 24, 2016|
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Response from afcop21 | Reviewed this property |
I don't live to far from Harpers Ferry so I either drive or ride my bike to the town. If you are riding you can park at the Brunswick, MD train station, about 7 miles away and ride north to Harpers Ferry. Harpers Ferry... More
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john m
July 1, 2015|
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Response from James V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you might need a permit. contact the smokey mountian application websites.
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