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“Hike to Weverton Cliffs”

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
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Owner description: Very long hiking trail spanning over 2,100 miles and 14 states.
Reviewed 29 May 2013

If you get a chance, visit the Appalachian Trail Center in Harpers Ferry and get information to do a day hike on the Appalachian Trail. We did a 10 mile (5 miles there and 5 back) to the Weverton Cliffs in Maryland which give you an aerial view of the Potomac. it was a beautiful flat walk along the C&O canal for part of it and then a moderate climb up a mountain. The view made it worth the trip. There is no charge, but you can make a donation at the center (we became members for $35 which goes toward upkeep of the trail).

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Reviewed 22 April 2013

I've hiked the trail thru Maryland a few times and camped out at all the Maryland sites. Not as hilly as the trail in other states, and also lacking waterfalls and other cool places for summer hiking fun. But this is a very accessible trail, the scenery is good, and the people nice.

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Reviewed 14 March 2013 via mobile

Walk on the AT at Harpers Ferry give you a glance of what is the big adventure. I recommend paying a visit to the AT Conservancy HQ. They have many maps, information, merchandise, and wonderful people that will explain to you the magic of this adventure!!

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Reviewed 14 March 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 11 March 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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