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Maryland Heights Trail

Harpers Ferry, WV

Maryland Heights Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Harpers Ferry, WV that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Recent Reviews

on Pase Point Trail
11 hours ago

hiking
4 Completed2 Reviews

Nice trail with a great payoff view at the end! Start by following the yellow blazes for the Dobbin House Trail, then the red blazes when you get to the Pace Point Trail. We went on a Sunday morning in July and did not see anyone else on the trail until we were almost out!

on Canyon Rim Trail
12 hours ago

hiking
4 Completed2 Reviews

If you are coming down Forest Road 717, look for a sign that says Allegheny Trail. Someone has helpfully carved Canyon Rim underneath it, but it's hard to see from the road. Nice hike, elevation changes were not too difficult. We did encounter two rattlesnakes sunning on the trail. One stopped us from completing the trail.

on Cathedral to Giant Hemloc...
1 day ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Nice little day hike. You can combine trails and make it last a while. Be careful on Partridgeberry Trail...a LOT of berry bushes...pretty much walking through a berry tunnel, and this is black bear country.

on Lick Falls Trail
3 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Got to the spot via google maps where the trail should be and there was a metal farm gate and an out building with farm equipment. Looks like private property.

on Little Creek Park loop tr...
3 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Awesome trail! Highlight of the trail is a beautiful rock formation called Devil's Tea Table that thrusts 80 feat into the air and balances on a small neck of rock maybe 15 feet thick at the base. Trail follows beautiful Little Creek which can occasionally be seen at the bottom of the ravine 100 feet down.

on Big Schloss Trail
3 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Great views. Friendly people.

on Harpers Ferry: Visitor Ce...
4 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

on Maryland Heights Trail
4 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

beautiful place to hike

on Blackwater Falls State Pa...
4 days ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

Not much to say about this one... It's a long staircase down to a beautiful waterfall. There are roughly 4 overlook decks at different elevations. There is no way to get in the water though.

on Greenbrier River Trail
4 days ago

mountain biking
28 Completed23 Reviews

We rode Cass to Marlinton day 1, Marlinton to Renick day 2 only rode 57 miles of trail lower part was washed out by flood. The trail is in good shape despite the rain they have had lots of river views, Deer, saw 4 Black bears while riding, has bridges and 2 tunnels, a couple of swimming spots along the way.

on Beartown Boardwalk
4 days ago

hiking
28 Completed23 Reviews

Great little hike if you are in the area don't miss this the rock formations are cool Boardwalk is nice.

on Falls of Hills Creek Trai...
4 days ago

hiking
28 Completed23 Reviews

Not a very hard hike lot of steps water falls are a must see if you are in the area.

on Endless Wall
6 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Simply beautiful

on Kaymoor Trail
7 days ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Long way down, even longer back up. Not worth the trip all the way down the 800 steps.

on Maryland Heights Trail
8 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Strenuous trail to hike. 900 ft vertical ride over 1.9 miles. Not for those really overweight or out of shape. Bring water. Beautiful view at overlook on top.

on Maryland Heights Trail
9 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Bring water and snacks. A good climb with incredible view!!

on Long Point
9 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail. Easy out and back with a great view at the end.

on Seneca Rocks Trail
9 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Amazing view!!! Will definitely be back!

on Endless Wall
9 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Beautiful! And it was fun for the kids to go out on the multiple overlooks along the way. Not too hard either. Love this one. Oh and the Diamond overlook is a great place to watch the sunset, just bring flashlights for the way back.

on Maryland Heights Trail
10 days ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Amazing hike! Could be a bit of a challenge for anyone not used to inclines, but very worth the effort! The summit hike is a grind, but a nice workout!