Tackle This One 300-Yard Stairway Trail Past Six Fascinating Historic Sites In West Virginia

If you love beautiful views and interesting history and your leg muscles need a good work-out, we’ve found just the place for you! It’s a short but steep stretch of the Appalachian Trail that runs through Harpers Ferry, West Virginia — and you’ll be surprised at all the things you’ll find packed into these just over 300 yards of staircases!

Whew! Are your legs burning yet? But it’s worth it to experience these 6 amazing historical sites (at least!) in just over 300 yards. Have you attempted the full climb before? Which of these historical attractions was your favorite?

Of course, there are other staircase hikes in West Virginia, including this one that’s probably just as famous (or infamous, actually) and also prominently features a graveyard…

Address: St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 110 Church St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA
Address: Jefferson Rock, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA
Address: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA