Sat, Dec 07|
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Hike: Maryland Heights / Harpers Ferry Nat’l Park, WV & MD
It’s no surprise that this outing has become a first-week-in-December tradition for Capital: It offers a rare combination hiking, history and holiday ambiance.
Time & Location
Dec 07, 2019, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, 767 Shenandoah St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA
About the Event
$26 & bring park pass if you have one. Morning hike options: 4½ miles with 1200 ft. ascent/descent, or 6½ mi. with 1700 ft. ascent/descent. Optional afternoon hike: 5 mi. with 800 ft. ascent, 600 ft. descent.
For hiking, we offer two morning routes to the Maryland Heights Overlook with its picture-postcard view of Harpers Ferry. In the afternoon comes another option: a hike in Murphy – Chambers Farm Area, site of a Civil War Battle. For more history and early Christmas ambience, check out the decorations in Harpers Ferry, where shops, museums and lunch opportunities abound.