• Sun beginning to set at Harpers Ferry, as seen from Maryland Heights. Photo by NPS Volunteer Buddy Secor.

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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  • 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 6:45 p.m. More »

  • Murphy Farm Closure Sept 2-4, 2014

    The Murphy Farm will be closed to public access Sept. 2-4, 2014 to allow application of fertilizer to the hayfields. For further information please click on the "More" link or contact the park’s Resource Management Specialist at 304-535-6038. More »

Management

The Management section of the park's website is the place to learn about planning procedures, law and policy, how we are meeting national initiatives, and how you can become more involved with the park.

The Management section is divided into the following pages:
 

Our Partners

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park works with partners on a daily basis to ensure that our on-site visitors, school groups, virtual audience, and others have the best overall experience when visiting and learning about Harpers Ferry and the surrounding area.

 

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

Laws & Policies

On this page you will find information regarding laws and policies at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

 

Public Involvement

Learn how you can be involved with the planning process through the Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) site.

 

Your Dollars At Work

This page provides information about the fee system at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Your park entrance fees support park preservation, education, and maintenance. They are valid for three consecutive days, beginning on the date of purchase, at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

 

Park Planning

This page contains current and archived park planning documents.

 

State of the Park

This page provides further information about any scheduled closures which may limit access to portions of the park.

Did You Know?

Troops pose for a photo at Harpers Ferry.

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.