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Have Good Shoes...

This is a great trail, fairly well-marked, but have some shoes with ankle support, it's a heck of... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Dave C
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Alexandria, Virginia
Long trail but totally worth it

It is a long trail, there were a couple overlooks a long the hike but the Split Rock Overlook gave... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
NANCYD090212
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Rego Park, New York
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9 Sep 2018
“Have Good Shoes...”
9 Jul 2018
“Long trail but totally worth it”
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a great trail, fairly well-marked, but have some shoes with ankle support, it's a heck of aclimb and a lot of rocks and tree roots are wating for you. Also, on the day I went, no wind was getting under the canopy, so...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It is a long trail, there were a couple overlooks a long the hike but the Split Rock Overlook gave amazing view.

Thank NANCYD090212
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We encourage Travelers to hike the Trails of Harpers Ferry and the Shenandoah Valley. The hike is rewarded with excellent views.

1  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 7 December 2017

How can you not enjoy the same view that Thomas Jefferson said was worth crossing the Atlantic for. Highly recommend if you are going to Harpers Ferry.

Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are two (2) iconic overlooks in Harper's Ferry, WV. Most choose the crowded and more popular Maryland Heights climb. But this Split Rock trail on the Loudoun Heights, VA side is quieter and the one less traveled. The circuit loop is actually made up...More

4  Thank doublemdoublet
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Mid-September proved to be a wonderful time to engage in a hike up this mountain trail. Although it was physically exerting, it wasn't too much for the average hiker. The view of the small town of Harper's Ferry across the river was certainly worth the...More

1  Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This gorgeous overlook known as Split Rock lets you admire the meeting place of the rivers and states. Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet below you and the states of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland come together.You can also see the town of Harpers Ferry lying...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We chose Harper's Ferry because we wanted to hike. We happened to be in a house where we could walk out, join the AT and hike to split rock. It was a good up-hill but we all loved it! An early break fast overlooking the...More

Thank Hannah E
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Easy walk from old town area. There is some elevation, but it is not a long distance. Nice view and as previous review said, you are standing where George Washington and Thomas Jefferson stood. If you happen to go on the Ghost Tour in town,...More

2  Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 27 July 2016

You stand in the same spot as our forefathers. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both stood on this rock. It is not a difficult walk from Downtown.

Thank Paul H
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