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Appalachian Trail: Keys Gap to Harpers Ferry

Perfect for a day hike or longer out-and-back, this 6.1-miler rolls through mid-Atlantic woodlands then descends into Harpers Ferry, the merging point of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.

Trip Tools

Shelters: None

To Trailhead

Start: From Harpers Ferry, WV, take US 340 E to CR 32. Make a sharp right and continue 4.3 mi. turning left to continue on CR 32. In .9 mi., turn left onto WV 9. In .2 mi. park in dirt lot at Keys Gap. End: From Downtown Harpers Ferry, WV, head east on Washington St. continuing onto High St.


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