Event Category: Hike
Start Date: Wednesday, 3/21/2018
Start Time: 10:15 AM
Contact: Margaret Chapman, 301-977-8988 (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.), E mail is preferred.
Description: Meet at the National Park Service (NPS) Visitor Center/ Shuttle bus lot (171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425). We'll take the shuttle bus into town and attempt the climb up Maryland Heights to the view over the Overlook Cliff, or you may choose to amble on the towpath or in town. Bring lunch and water, and your park pass or $ for NPS admission. The hike is cancelled if Montgomery, Frederick, or Washington County MD Schools are closed on account of winter conditions. Directions: I - 270 north towards, and just short of, Frederick, MD. Go west on I - 70, once on I - 70 West, move quickly towards the right lanes in order to exit on US 340 (south)west. Follow US 340 across the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, and turn left at the traffic light/ and NPS signed entrance to Harpers Ferry National Historic Park.