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The spot where everyone checks the view

This is the must-see spot in town. We were pleasantly surprised at the number and variety of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dawn S
Amazing View After the Massive Rains

Yes, you go to the point to see where the three states and the Shenandoah and Potomac meet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Shenandoah Street and Potemac Street, Harpers Ferry, WV
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the must-see spot in town. We were pleasantly surprised at the number and variety of people visiting this historic place.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, you go to the point to see where the three states and the Shenandoah and Potomac meet. However, on the day we were there, the rivers were both running fast and muddy. The massive rain falls in the previous days had caused the rivers...More

Thank Nprus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Point is where the Potomac and the Shenandoah rivers meet along with an old canal. This is also where three states meet: Maryland, Virginia and of course West Virginia. It is right along the Appalachian Trail and you can easily take the footbridge across...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Harper's Ferry, you'll probably walk here at the end of the historic township. It's where the Shenandoah meets the Potomac, and the footbridge of the Appalachian Trail crosses from West Virginia to Maryland.

Thank DRCsydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an actual triangular point, where you can stand and view the meeting of the fast moving Potomac River coming in from the left and mixing with the waters of the slower moving Shenandoah River coming in from the right. It is also the...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers where they meet, but little else. Some benches and displays.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Get your photo taken on the Appalachian Trail on this site where 3 states converge. Cross the walking bridge and say you walked to Maryland via the Appalachian Trail!!

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Amazing views and informative on the Appalachian trail. Walk across the bridge to Maryland, cross the potamac river for views of a lifetime. Lovely place to ponder and reflect.

Thank Fdrl L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This is a great vantage point to view the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. The sign is special because we live close by the trail in Pennsylvania!

Thank gwenrich8
Reviewed 2 July 2018

As someone who has visited many of the highlights of the trail, this was a must see. I may never hike the entire trail, but just standing at the halfway point makes you feel that you are a part of the action.

Thank Jennifer M
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Scott W
14 August 2018|
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Response from ROBERT C | Reviewed this property |
I have gone in at Harpers Ferry and The Point. Not very deep at Harpers Ferry, across from the bookstore. I have just walked down to the water and gotten in. Be mindful of the inner tubers or kayak people.
jessica s
29 October 2016|
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Response from shelley1229 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Just park on Potomac Street and take a very short walk.