• 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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Group Fees and Reservations

All groups planning to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park must make reservations a minimum of two weeks before the scheduled arrival date. Educational groups are required to make reservations a minimum of three weeks in advance. Unless the group has been granted an official fee waiver, all fees apply. For a group reservation form click here. For additional information call the Fee Office at (304) 535-2904.

Group fees are assessed at the time of reservation. National Park Service employees will determine group status as commercial or non-commercial. The following is provided for informational purposes. Please contact the Entrance Station at (304) 535-6299 for additional information.

Commercial Tour Groups
A commercial group consists of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced or sold for leisure/recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service.

$25.00 + $5.00 each (Sedan) Capacity of 1-6
$50.00 (Van) Passenger Capacity of 7-15
$60.00 (Mini-bus) Passenger Capacity of 16-24
$150.00 (Bus) Passenger Capacity of 25+

Please note that fees are based on vehicle capacity and not on actual occupants.

Non-commercial Tour Groups
Non-Commercial groups entering any park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more must pay the park's per-person fee for each person on board.

$5 per person age 16+
Bus Driver (1 per vehicle) FREE
Any individuals possessing valid Interagency Passes (Annual, Access, Senior) and/or a Harpers Ferry Annual Pass will be admitted free of charge.

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?

Redman, pictured here, conducts his orchestra.  Photo courtesy of Todd Bolton.

Don Redman, "the little giant of Jazz," graduated from Storer College in 1920. Until his death in 1964, Redman continued to have a profound influence on the evolution, direction and development of this uniquely American art form.