State of the Park

This page provides further information about any scheduled closures which may limit access to portions of the park. For the most up-to-date status of park areas, trails, etc. please call the park's Visitor Center at 304-535-6029.


Lower Town Buildings Closed

Update Friday 2/12/16 - Due to a continuing failure with underground electrical transmission lines, all museums and exhibits in Lower Town Harpers Ferry will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 13. Specialists are working to repair the problem that is complicated by difficult access to the underground wiring.

The park remains open. Shuttle buses will continue to provide access to the Lower Town from the Visitor Center. Restroom facilities remain available at the Train Station.

Update Thursday 2/11/16 - Due to an electrical malfunction, all national park buildings in lower town Harpers Ferry will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Emergency crews are working to have problems solved by the weekend. The park remains open, and the shuttle service continues from the visitor center. The train station also remains open, offering restroom facilities.

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