August 31, 2013 · 10:00 AM
Harper's Ferry Old Town
Hike 3 miles down the C&O canal with a gradual climb to Weaverton Cliffs. The view on the Cliffs is spectacular with the Potomac River flowing close by. Bring a lunch or snack to eat on top of the cliffs and enjoy the view. The hike is rated as Moderate and is about 7.5 - 8 miles total. Optional lunch in Old Town Harper's Ferry after the hike. In addition, tour of the Old Church, another lookout and a historic graveyard in Harper's Ferry after lunch if anyone is interested.
Directions from Baltimore: 70W -> 340 S (towards Charlestown) -> R @ 1st road after the bridge near Harper's Ferry. Go down the street until dead end, make a left and in 2 blocks a right into the Amtrack Parking Lot. There is a $10 fee and car pooling is encouraged.