All climbing activities, including traditional, top rope, belay, lead climbing, bouldering, etc. within the legislative boundaries of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in the state of Maryland are open to climbing.
Historically, the cliff faces within the legislative boundaries of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, specifically the Maryland Heights Cliff in the "Elk Ridge” area, have been widely considered to be some of the best climbing in the tri-state area, drawing hundreds of visitors to the cliffs each year. Within the park, there is a broad range of rock types, as well as a broad range of climbing.
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Last updated: August 14, 2020