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Hiking at Harpers Ferry MD Heights

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Date: Sunday, 19 May 2024

Time: 8:00am-6:00pm​​

*Sign-up Deadline: 3 April*


Maryland Heights offers Civil War history, pristine Appalachian Forest, and a stunning viewpoint over Harper’s 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 love this hike and are pretty sure you will too!


General Information:

You will meet Trip Leader and Hiking Guide at Outdoor Recreation 1235 Menoher Drive. Participants will hop into a 15-passenger van and travel to Anglers Parking Area. The Hike includes transportation, certified guide, and Panera lunch. Registration is required.


Age/Height Requirements:

Minimum age is 16 years old; each minor will need to be accompanied by an adult or parent.



$12 per person


Registration Information:

ODR MUST secure a minimum number of participants two weeks before the trip date. Please register as soon as possible to ensure availability and minimum requirements are met.



Active Duty (including Guard and Reserve), Retirees, DoD Civilians, eligible contractors, and all their Dependents. Each eligible ID Card holder can sponsor a non-ID card holder, so grab your friends and neighbors, and reserve your seats soon!


*Register in-person at Outdoor Recreation (1235 Menoher Dr). Refunds/Cancellations are not applicable after the registration deadline.


May 19
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Outdoor Recreation
1235 Menoher Dr
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762 United States
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(301) 981-5663
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