Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry

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Appalachian National Scenic Trail is located in Harpers Ferry. Use our Harpers Ferry tourist route planner to add Appalachian National Scenic Trail and other attractions to your Harpers Ferry vacation plans.
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  • You have a couple of options for hiking, including simply hiking the 1.6 miles from the park entrance to the town. From there the town is quite quaint and has a nice variety of stores. The hiking star...  more »
  • It's a really interesting place to go into, and you meet all kinds of people from pretty much all over. If you are planning on hiking the Appalachian trail, or even parts of it, you should stop by her...  more »
  • Historic Downtown -Great place to visit. Town is clean and people are friendly. Just watch out- there is little to no parking. There is also a few pay parking areas that are not marked well and you ha...  more »

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Where to stay in Harpers Ferry

Many genteel wooden or red-brick houses in the area have been converted into inns and bed and breakfasts, with a few offering hostel accommodations. Each is situated among trees and gardens in this tight-knit community. Most of the lodgings have only a few rooms, so make reservations early.
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