Harpers Ferry Railroad Bridge

Maryland, West Virginia

Harpers Ferry Railroad Bridge Facts

States: Maryland, West Virginia
Counties: Jefferson, Washington
Length: 0.14 miles
Trail end points: Appalachian Trail at Potomac St. and Shenandoah St. (Harpers Ferry, WV) and C&O Canal Towpath near Sandy Hook Rd. (Sandy Hook, MD)
Trail surfaces: Boardwalk
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 7820546
Trail activites: Bike, Walking

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Harpers Ferry Railroad Bridge Description

This rail-with-trail bridge crosses the Potomac River near its confluence with the Shenandoah River, at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. A cantilevered section of the bridge allows pedestrian access between Harpers Ferry and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park (C&O Canal Towpath) and connects the Appalachian Trail from West Virginia to Maryland.

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