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Bike Travel Weekend & Bike Your Park Day, September 25 - 27, 2020

Harpers Ferry's Overnighter

Start Location
Harpers Ferry, WV
Number of participants
Ride Description

Saturday: Riding from Falls Church, VA on W&OD Rail to Trail (paved) to Custis trail (paved) to C&O canal SE terminus. Take C&O canal trail ( packed dirt towpath) yo Harpers Ferry ~78 Miles

Stay overnight at one of Harper Ferry's campsites

Sunday: Riding out of Harpers Ferry on quite back roads (paved) to Leesburg, VA and then onto W&OD Rail to Trail back to Falls Church, VA ~ 50 Miles

C&O is flat with a slight upward grade ( 1-2% from SE terminus to Harpers Ferry

W&OD is mostly flat with few low grade short hills

Roads between Harpers Ferry and Leesburg are mostly rolling hills

Intermediate level of difficulty

Saturday details

Saturday overnight location


Sunday details


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