Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to preservation and maintenance work scheduled for the park archives and research room/library space, new public research requests will not be filled from June 1st to at least January 30th, 2014.
Change in Park Hours
The park is currently open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 5:45 p.m. More »
Self-Guided Programs are available throughout the year.
We strive to have a ranger available to meet each self-guided group and provide a brief orientation upon arrival to the park.
Please click on our Education Reservations page to learn more about scheduling a visit!
Below, you will find trail maps and activities that you may want to utilize during your visit.
An NPS Photo
Self-Guided Hikes and History Searches
HARPERS FERRY HISTORY SEARCH:
Retrieve our Harpers Ferry History Search Grades K-2. Have your students fill in the answers as they learn about the unique stories of Harpers Ferry.
Retrieve our Harpers Ferry History Search Grades 3-5 (1 MB). Have your students fill in the answers as they learn about the unique stories of Harpers Ferry.
Retrieve our Harpers Ferry History Search Grades 6-12
Please note these are PDF files so you may need to download a free Acrobat Reader.
Did You Know?
Did you know that American poet Langston Hughes' grandmother was married to Lewis Leary,one of John Brown's raiders?