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
Beginning November 1, the park will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 5:15 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?
Harpers Ferry changed hands 8 times during the Civil War. These Union troops posed for a picture on Camp Hill in Harpers Ferry in October, 1862.