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Overlook Cliff Trail

 4.4 (21)

1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


68%

Runnable

692' 211 m

Ascent

-335' -102 m

Descent

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

972' 296 m

High

280' 85 m

Low

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A trail leading steeply up the southern end of Elk Ridge to outstanding views of Harpers Ferry.

Luke AT

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Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

Description

Starting from the C&O Canal, the trail ascends the western slope of Elk Ridge on an old military road. Runners will pass the short Naval Gun Trail spur and Stone Fort Trail, which provide excellent views and good places to either extend the trip or take a short break.

The trail then descends on a singletrack path to the cliffs above Harpers Ferry with outstanding views to the west.

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  4.4 from 21 votes

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