• 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 »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Shenandoah Street

Museums and exhibits line Shenandoah Street in the park.

National Park Service

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is open year round with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Park passes may be purchased at the fee collection entrance station daily.


The park's operating hours are as follows:

  • The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 6:45 p.m.
  • The Train Station will no longer open at 5:45 a.m. It will be open during regular park operating hours.

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.