Harpers Ferry to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail

EASY 4 reviews

Harpers Ferry to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail is a 3 mile out and back trail located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.0 miles
59 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly


nature trips

trail running




Virginius Island Trail to Maryland Heights Trail. Take a walk through Harpers Ferry Trails. Harpers Ferry town is dog friendly. The trails are well shaded until you walk on the bridge towards the Maryland Heights trail. Enjoy the day walking or jogging through the trails.

8 months ago

The 6 year old died so I don't think you should bring fellow 6 year olds but the 10 year old did amazing and did not need a break
Reviewed by the Greatest Hiker of all The 10 year old

11 months ago

This was a lot of fun to walk with my sons. The cut stone stairs to the visitors center, though, were hard on the knees

7 months ago