This 4-Mile Hike On The Appalachian Trail In West Virginia Is Positively Delightful

The famous Appalachian Trail stretches out for over 2000 miles, from Maine to Georgia. For hikers that want to take the trail from one end to the other, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is considered the “psychological halfway point” of the trail. If you’d rather not spend months hiking the trail and just want see a small portion where it passes through West Virginia, here’s your guide to the trail, from Virginia to Maryland, through Harpers Ferry. It’s just a four-mile hike.

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For another interesting sight in Harpers Ferry, check out this abandoned hotel that nature is reclaiming.