There’s A Hike In West Virginia That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Village

When most folks visit Harpers Ferry, there is so much to see and do, that a walk through an former abandoned mill town is often overlooked. Many don’t realize the extent to which this abandoned 19th century village is so painstakingly preserved. But a hike through this once thriving former town is a must-do on your next visit to historic Harpers Ferry.

Want to visit? It is pretty amazing! Learn more about the one-mile of trails around the island, including where to access the trailhead on Shenandoah Street, at this link on alltrails.com. Trails leading from the entrance to Harpers Ferry National Historic Park at the intersection of Shenandoah Street and Potomac Street also lead to Virginius Island. Learn more about the island at this link on the official website of the National Park Service.

Looking for an address for your GPS? This following address will take you to the entrance of Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Address: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry, WV, 25425

Love exploring Harpers Ferry? So do we! Check out this massive family campground and also plan on taking this hike that takes you through three states!