Harpers Ferry Hiking Tour to Maryland Heights

  • Participants

    Age 12 and up

  • Fitness level: 3

    Moderate

Beloved by locals and admired by adventurers nationwide, Maryland Heights offers Civil War history, pristine Appalachian forest, and a stunning viewpoint over Harpers Ferry below. On this ~8 mile hike around the Harper's Ferry area, we'll explore the human history of this region while basking in the natural landscape that's grown out of these modern ruins. From the top of the Maryland Heights overlook, you'll see the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and the historic town of Harper's Ferry. Along the way, we'll share some hiking tips and offer insight into the region's history and ecosystem. This hike is perfect for anyone with a bit of fitness and sturdy boots, as you'll need to feel comfortable gaining 1000' of elevation on uneven terrain. We provide a catered lunch and roundtrip transportation from Rockville.

Gear provided by REI

  • Trekking Poles
  • Daypack - Large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Group First Aid Kit - Our guides carry a comprehensive first aid kit, but you are welcome to bring any personal first aid-items that you prefer.

1 session available

  • Sunday

    May 5, 2024
    5:00am–3:00pm PDT

    from $80

    Limited spots left


    Montrose - 355 Lot: 5801 Montrose Rd North Bethesda, MD 20852