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Overlook Cliff Trail

 15 votes

1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers

 

68% 

Runnable

Doubletrack

692' 211 m

Ascent

-335' -102 m

Descent

972' 296 m

High

280' 85 m

Low

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

All Clear

33 days agoUpdate

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

Luke AT

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views
Dogs: Leashed

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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