Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Overlook

Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Overlook

Harpers Ferry Road

Distance

0.2 Miles

Elevation Gain

95 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $133/night

Liberty Hill Camp

Aspers, Pennsylvania

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good place to snap a 'gram!

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

Distance

0.2 Miles

Elevation Gain

95 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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