• 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

Plan Your Visit

Families love Harpers Ferry NHP

Families of all kinds love Harpers Ferry.

NPS photo

Harpers Ferry offers a variety of things to do. Join a guided ranger tour, visit our exhibits and museums, hike our many trails, buy a book at the Historical Association's bookshop or just explore on your own. A short walk takes you into the town of Harpers Ferry where you will find restaurants and shops.


Schedule of Events

Guided Tours

Request for Overnight Parking - please note this is a .pdf file. To submit this form, please fax it to 304-535-6061.

Did You Know?

The present day view from Jefferson Rock is still breathtaking.

Thomas Jefferson visited Harpers Ferry in 1783 and wrote "The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in Nature."