Climb Old Stone Staircases And Ogle Magnificent Historic Churches On This Fairy Tale Trail In West Virginia

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. It’s likely you’ve heard of it. It’s only one of the most famous, most popular destinations in the entire Mountain State, and for good reason. Featuring verdant river valleys, majestic mountain ranges, historic churches, buildings, and battlefields, good food, a variety of boutique shops, and several excellent trail systems, Harpers Ferry in West Virginia is a delight for visitors of all ages and interests. And if you’re visiting Harpers Ferry, you won’t want to miss the chance to explore the most famous, most photographed trail in the area, a trail that leads past the most famous, most photographed church in this iconic, historic town.

Access to this portion of the Appalachian Trail that leads up to these two historic West Virginia churches begins along High Street in Harpers Ferry; look for the staircases and white trail blazes next to the Civil Rights Museum. And while you’re here in this historic downtown, don’t miss the chance to pop in for a sweet treat at Harpers Ferry’s one-of-a-kind candy museum!

Address: Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry, WV, USA