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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  • September 6, 2017
    Wonderful place to visit. Lots of things to see and do. Nice hikes and we saw a train going through while we were there. Food is good.  more »
  • August 29, 2017
    We walked many sections of Appalachian Trail in several states and majority of areas -if not all - are truly beautiful. In Harpers Ferry the Appalachian trail visits the town and for the long distance...  more »
  • August 23, 2017
    Wife and I have been on 10 different parts of this famous trail. Each section is different and unique, as is this section with great views of the Shenandoah River.  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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