Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Overlook

Maryland Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Ovrerlook

  • Activities:

    Mountain Biking, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Intermediate

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    0.2 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    95 Feet

Forest
River
Wildlife

Short and steep hike in a historically rich region with beautiful views of the Potomac River. 

Park at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal parking lot. Walk to the US 15 and cross the road. Trail is not marked, though its faint traces can be detected as you continue on. GPS is recommended. Enjoy the overlook and when you're ready to go back, retrace your steps. 

Photos: Matthew and Heather, Mark Plummer, Terps Travel

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • GPS
  • Sun protection
  • Layers
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A nice, photogenic place to stop after hiking Harpers Ferry.

3 months ago
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