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.
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
|Less than 4 hr||Full day rental||Rental includes:
bike, helmet, and information sheet detailing historical sights
|*It takes about 1.5 to 2 hrs to bike w/o stopping the 11.6 miles. Choose your rental plan accordingly||Season:|
|Groups of 10-19 receive $2.00 off per person when paying collectively
Groups of 20-39 receive $3.00 off per person when paying collectively
Groups of 40+ receive $4.00 off per person when paying collectively
*shuttles are also available upon request
|Add 5% amusement fee + $2.50 user fee/person|
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.
|Price:||Rental includes:||Season:||Suggested age;||Departure times:|
|$40/person||bike, helmet, and informative & excellent guide.||March- November||12||Customized to group needs|
|*Add 5% amusement tax+ $2.50 user fee/person.
Bring your own water & sack lunch. Box lunch may be added for $10/person.
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