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    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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Fees & Reservations

Education Reservations

Group Fees and Reservations

Fee Waiver Checklist & Instructions (This information will assist groups 11th grade and up in writing a request for entrance fees to be waived. Entrance fees do not apply for K-10 groups that successfully make an education reservation.)

 

2014 Fee-Free Days

  • January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15-17 - Presidents Day weekend
  • April 19-20 - National Park Week's opening weekend
  • August 25 - National Park Service's 98th birthday
  • September 27 - National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 - Veterans Day


 

Entrance Fees for Harpers Ferry NHP

Your park entrance fees support park programs.

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 - see group fees link at the top of page).

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

The National Park Service participates in the Interagency Pass Program. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Fish ad Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The series of passes is known as America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

For information on the America the Beautiful passes, click here.

Harpers Ferry Annual Pass $30.00 Valid for one year from month of purchase for Harpers Ferry NHP only. Admits passholder 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.

 
Harpers Ferry annual park pass

Harpers Ferry annual park pass

(NPS Photo/Ruppenthal)

Entrance Fees for Harpers Ferry NHP

Your park entrance fees support park programs.

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 - see group fees link at the top of page).

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

The National Park Service participates in the Interagency Pass Program. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Fish ad Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The series of passes is known as America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

For information on the America the Beautiful passes, click here.

Harpers Ferry Annual Pass $30.00 Valid for one year from month of purchase for Harpers Ferry NHP only. Admits passholder 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.

Did You Know?

Robert Harper was granted an exclusive ferry concession in 1861.

Robert Harper operated a ferry across the Potomac River in 1747. His heirs, the Wagers, maintained the operation until 1824 when a bridge was built across the Potomac.