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 »
Access recent press releases issued by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
2014 Press Releases
Pedal Through The Past: A Cycling Event Through Three National Parks - September 27, 2014
The Harpers Ferry Armory and the War of 1812 - August 23, 2014
Remembering the Niagara Movement: A Pilgrimage to John Brown's Fort - August 17, 2014
National Park Service Seeks Public Comment of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Special Resource Study/Boundary Study/Environmental Assessment - August 8, 2014
Invasion Stalled: Harpers Ferry and the Defense of Washington - July 4-6, 2014
Harpers Ferry Park's Black History Month Features The United States Colored Troops & The Spirit of Freedom - February 2
Did You Know?
The Appalachian Trail runs through Harpers Ferry. A short walk along the trail from the lower town to the C&O Canal will take you from West Virginia to Maryland in just a few minutes.