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Hike & Bike near Shepherdstown

  • C&O Canal - A national treasure, cycle or hike on a flat & smooth trail along the Potomac River. The trail is over 184 miles long and is packed with historical sights to see. C&O Canal

  • Antietam Battlefield - Although most people know this site to be the location of the bloodiest battle in American history, what is less commonly known is the wide array of hiking trails at Antietam. Hike through open fields, twisty wooded sections, or along the rushing Antietam Creek. Antietam Battlefield

  • Yankauer Nature Preserve - A 104 acre preserve owned by the Potomac Audubon Society.  Check out one of the short loop trails or combine them all for a long hike. Yankauer Nature Preserver

  • Appalachian Trail  - At 2,182 miles long, It's the longest hiking-only path in the world.  From Shepherdstown, the A.T. is only about a 25 minute drive. Appalachian Trail

  • Greenbrier State Park - With 11 miles of trails and some nice elevation changes, Greenbrier is a popular destination for hikers and mountain bikers. Expect the park to reach max capacity on hot summer days since it has a swimming beach area. Greenbrier State Park

  • Rivers Edge Trails - These mountain bike trails are fun, sustainable, and great for beginners and experts alike. These trails close after rains and freezes which cause mud and erosion. Rivers Edge Trails Brunswick