Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry

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Appalachian National Scenic Trail is located in Harpers Ferry. Before you head to Harpers Ferry, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Harpers Ferry journey maker app , to make sure you see all that Harpers Ferry has to offer, including Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
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  • 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 i...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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.  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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