Loudoun Heights Trail (Blue Blaze)

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1.6 Miles 2.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

8' 2 m

Ascent

-481' -147 m

Descent

1,121' 342 m

High

640' 195 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

All Clear

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A ridge-top trail to fantastic views of Harpers Ferry and the rivers below.

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Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views
Family Friendly: A short length and manageable grades make this trail a great option for families with children.

Description

The Blue Trail offers visitors fantastic views of historic Harpers Ferry and the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers.

Starting at the junction with the Appalachian Trail, the blue-blazed trail dives through dense hardwood forests to a junction with the Orange Trail. From the junction, the trail continues straight, descending gently along a ridgeline to its end at the Split Rock Overlook.

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Oct 29, 2016
Chris McCloud
Did as part of Loudoun Heights Loop
Oct 29, 2016
Chris McCloud
Hike with Jiaxin as part of Loudoun Heights Lollipop featured hike at Harpers Ferry 10/30/16.

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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#72

in West Virginia

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All Clear 79 days ago
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