Harpers Ferry NHP: Harpers Ferry to Weverton Trail

Harpers Ferry NHP: Harpers Ferry to Weverton Trail, Jefferson County, WV, USA

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Overview

In Short:10 mi. out and back.
Summary:Harpers Ferry to Weverton Trail is a 10 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This trail begins at small parking lot within the Harpers Ferry National Park, and immediately goes up a rocky hill to Jefferson Rock that provides an overlook of Harpers Ferry.

Then the trail descends into Harpers Ferry. Head north crossing the Byron Memorial Footbridge and veer right for the C & O Canal tow path along the Potomac River heading north. Continue until the path goes under a bridge and begin looking for mile marker #58, and turn left.

The trail continues across Keep Tryst Road, and goes under US 340 and then crosses Weverton Road before it begins to travel up South Mountain on switchbacks leading you to Weverton Cliffs.
Activities:Horseback riding, hiking
Location:Appalachian Trail, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Length/Surface:10 mi. out and back. The trail below is about 9.85 miles in length.
More Information:https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/west-virginia/harpers-ferry-to-weverton-trail


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