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 »
Volunteer Event: Museum Service Day
Our Museum Service Day volunteer event allows behind the scenes access to a National Park Service museum. Spend one day with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park museum staff to learn how we manage artifacts and exhibits. Help us care for our public museum collection during this one-of-a-kind experience!
Check out our short recruitment video: Museum Service Day
The next Museum Service Day will be in October, 2014.
To sign up for this event, please e-mail us and include your Name, School (if a student), e-mail address, and cell phone number or other phone contact. Selected Volunteers will be notified by e-mail, and asked to complete the forms below.
Event contact: Holden Mills, phone 304-535-4046
Did You Know?
The Appalachian Trail runs through Harpers Ferry. A short walk along the trail from the lower town to the C&O Canal will take you from West Virginia to Maryland in just a few minutes.