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scenic overlook, civil war fortifications, moderate to strenuous climb

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Joe Compasso (75)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great Trail! Stone fort trail is well worth it, and the overlook is one of my favorites! Great anniversary trip. I've done this trail 6 or 7 times. Never gets old.

Rachel Jerrell (84)

1 Completed1 Reviews

The hike up is a little steep but easy to do. The lookout site is more than worth it.

Mitch Goldberg (347)

9 Completed1 Reviews

Very steep but worth to get top as u will see beautiful view of Harper Ferry!!!

Larry Rednick (152)

5 Completed1 Reviews

Great view of Harpers Ferry.

Michael Grove (267)

22 Completed6 Reviews


Halim Salim (106)

5 Completed5 Reviews

Went during the Memorial Day Weekend and thought it would be packed. Thankfully we arrived early in the morning and enjoyed a great hike. The trails are well kept and maintained. Beautiful views from the Overlook Cliff of the town. Would definitely go back again since it's only an hour+ away from DC.

Stephanie Pruett (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Zach Cohoon (647)

6 Completed1 Reviews

This is one of my Favorite trails to do. You will definitely get the heart rate up on this one. The view overlooking Harpers Ferry is magnificent. Very steep inclines. Trail is well maintained.

Gerard Smith (478)

22 Completed6 Reviews

I hike mostly in the Western US, so did not think this hike would faze me. WRONG! There were steep parts that were definitely thigh burners. The history and the great views over the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers made it worthwhile. Not many people on the trail on an early October 2014 weekday.

Theresa Schrider (434)

14 Completed7 Reviews

This is a VERY steep hike. Was surprised on how difficult it was at some parts since it was very consistently up hill. But breathtaking views along the whole trail and getting to the overlook is worth it all.