Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Overlook

0.2 Miles Round Trip - 95 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Harpers Ferry Road - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

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

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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Forest
River
Wildlife

Details

0.2 Miles
95 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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good place to snap a 'gram!

A nice, photogenic place to stop after hiking Harpers Ferry.