• 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

Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees for Harpers Ferry NHP

Park passes may be purchased at the fee collection entrance station daily.

Vehicle Pass - $10.00 per single, private vehicle (excludes group tours and 7+ passenger vans - visit the Group Fees and Reservations page for more information).

Individual Pass - $5.00 per person arriving on foot or bicycle

Harpers Ferry Annual Pass $30.00 Valid for one year from month of purchase for Harpers Ferry NHP only. Admits pass-holder and passengers in a single, private vehicle (excluding groups) or immediate family if entering by other means. Nontransferable.

Park fees are valid for three consecutive days, beginning on date of purchase. Entrance passes are required in all park areas and fees are payable at Cavalier Heights Entrance Station, Bolivar Heights, Maryland Heights, Harpers Ferry Train Station, and River Access Parking Lot. Credit cards are accepted only at Cavalier Heights.

To learn about the fee system and the projects fees support, please visit the Your Dollars at Work portion of the website.


America the Beautiful Passes

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

Please visit the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series site for more information about these passes.


2015 Fee-Free Days

  • January 19 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 14-16 - Presidents Day weekend
  • April 18-19 - opening weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25 - National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26 - National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 - Veterans Day

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