• 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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  • Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research

    Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least June 30th, 2014.

  • 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 »

Things To Know Before You Come

Bicycling Information

Picnicking Information:
Picnicking is allowed in the designated picnicking area adjacent to the Cavalier Heights Visitor Center parking facility. This area is open on a first-come, first serve basis. Please note open fires, grills and alcohol are not permitted anywhere in the park.

Camping and Picnicking Sites

Places to Eat and Stay:
For information about places to eat or stay in the area we suggest you contact the following:

Harpers Ferry Foundation

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

West Virginia Tourism Jefferson County

Did You Know?

Raider Lewis Leary

Did you know that American poet Langston Hughes' grandmother was married to Lewis Leary,one of John Brown's raiders?