Appalachian Trail Conservancy

40 miles of the 2,170-mile Appalachian Trail follow the western border of Frederick County, much of it along South Mountain. A popular place to begin exploring the trail is at Gathland State Park (see Civil War) near Burkittsville. ATC Headquarters visitor center and trail store is located in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.


799 Washington St. P.O. Box 807 | Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Contact Information

Local: (304) 535-6331
Fax: (301) 535-2667