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“Great terrain”

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
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Owner description: Very long hiking trail spanning over 2,100 miles and 14 states.
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Hiked south on the AT to hit the Loudoun Heights overlook - the trail was in fantastic shape despite all of the moisture from a recent snowfall. The first mile was almost all uphill climbing, but it was paced and provided wonderful views along the ascent. The hike through Harpers Ferry is much easier and also picturesque. A wonderful section of the trail for an easy hiking weekend.

2  Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Well maintained footpath through historical Harpers Ferry, WV. Cabins if you would like to stay--usually booked well in advance but always worth checking. Spring moisture brings early flowers and mosses alive, summer is rife with animals and the fall colors leave you breathless. Some areas are close enough to get in to local towns for dinner/shower/a real bed--bonus if you are hiking some or all of the AT. Fee applicable to the Skyline Drive, not the trail itself.

Thank Elizabeth Q
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Excellent experience...get out and WALK! Take your camera and binoculars. Sunscreen, too and a wear a hat. Some bug-spray just in case. Keep the kids quiet, not everyone wants to hear your gabbing! Stop every so often and observe the quiet and peace around you!

2  Thank DebberLynn
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

The trail is well traveled and kept up...even after a recent storm the path was clear. The views are wonderful. Bears Den is definitely worth hiking to.

Thank cdickey14
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

The colors for fall were great. The drive and area/s to get out to walk around are very clean and pretty.

1  Thank victorainhouse
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