Harpers Ferry Bike Trail Tours

  • Dates: Mar- Nov
  • Duration: Half day or full day
  • Price: $21- $40
  • Includes: Bike, helmet, info sheet, optional guide
  • Location: Brunswick, MD to Harpers Ferry, WV

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Self-Guided Brunswick to Harpers Ferry Bike Tour

Bike along one of the most scenic sections of the C&O Canal from Brunswick, MD, to Harpers Ferry, WV. Begin your ride in Brunswick, peddling the 5.8 miles along the Potomac River to Harpers Ferry, where you can lock up your bike and walk the pedestrian bridge across the Potomac River into the town. Spend time exploring the museums and stores and the quaint atmosphere of this town with a European feel. Chose from wonderful picnic spots or dine at one of the local restaurants or ice cream shops. Afterwards, you may choose to add a few extra miles to your trip by continuing to bike up river or hike the Maryland Heights Trail for a spectacular view of the Shenandoah and Potomac confluence.

Civil War or Natural History Guided Bike Tours (for groups of 8 or more)

Your group will explore an area rich in our nation’s history, while visiting historical sites such as old locks and Harpers Ferry by bike. This bike tour takes place on the C&O Canal, the 185 mile path bordering the Potomac River, stretching from Georgetown to Cumberland. The scenery along this gentle terrain, tree-lined path is fantastic, and provides a spectacular setting for a tour along our nation’s river.

Tour Information

  • Self-Guided Brunswick to Harpers Ferry Bike Tour

    Beach cruisers:
    $21 – less than 4 hrs
    $31 – full-day rental
    Add 6% sales tax + 5% amusement fee + $2.50 user fee/person

    Rental includes:
    Bike, helmet, and information sheet detailing historical sights

    Groups of 10-19: $2.00 off/person when paying collectively
    Groups of 20-39: $3.00 off/person when paying collectively
    Groups of 40+:    $4.00 off/person when paying collectively
    *Shuttles are also available upon request
    *Bike guide for groups $165/day

    Add On Rentals:

    • Trail-a-bike
      • For small children (6 years+) to peddle behind an adult
      • $9 + regular bike rental
    • Baby Bike trailer
      • For small children under 50 lbs.  (limited stock)
      • $25 + regular bike rental
      • each trailer fits 2 children under 50 lbs.

    Add 5% amusement fee + 6% sales tax + $2.50 user fee

    Civil War or Natural History Bicycle Trips


    Add 5% amusement tax+ $2.50 user fee/person

    Bring your own water & sack lunch


    • Bike
    • Helmet
    • Informative & excellent guide
  • Self-Guided Brunswick to Harpers Ferry Bike Tour

    Total Mileage:
    5.8 miles to Harpers Ferry (11.6 miles roundtrip)
    2.8-4.4 miles additional for the Maryland Heights optional hike, starting just after Harpers Ferry

    *It takes about 1.5 to 2 hrs to bike w/o stopping the 11.6 miles. Choose your rental plan accordingly.

    Season: March-November

    Civil War or Natural History Guided Bike Tours (for groups of 8 or more)

    Season: March – November

    Suggested age: 12

    Departure times: Customized to group needs

  • On cooler days:
    Sneakers or biking shoes, wool or thermal socks, fleece shirts/jackets, wind breakers, gloves, biking pants, optional wicking under garments (long johns, not cotton) and hat.

    On warmer days:
    Sneakers or biking shoes, shorts, t-shirts, baseball style hat or visor. For biking, watch for lose shoe laces and wide bottom pants.

    Suggested items to bring:
    Sunglasses, chapstick, sunscreen, bottled water, snacks (granola bar, etc.), phone, backpack to carry items in

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Please Note: Spaces on these popular trips are limited and fill fast. Book Now To Secure Your Spot!