• 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 »

Visitor Services Volunteer

Interns and volunteers staff the Information desk.

Intern Jessica Lancia assists volunteer Chris Suitor in the Information Center

National Park Service

Volunteers in Visitor Services are in constant contact with the visiting public, working on the front-line, answering questions related to the national significance of the park and providing information on the local area. Visitor Services volunteers also work outside roving along the sidewalks and trails, keeping a watchful eye on the park resources, meeting visitors informally and helping the visitors have an enjoyable park experience.

Park Guide Volunteer

Park Guides help the visiting public both begin and enhance their National Park experience.

Trail Guide Volunteer

Trail Guides hike park trails to provide information, orientation and interpretation to visitors, and to monitor trail conditions.

Visitor Services Bus Volunteer

Bus Volunteers will ride park shuttle buses, meeting and greeting park visitors as the visitors take a journey through the history and landscape associated with Harpers Ferry.

Phone: 304-535-6282
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Did You Know?

Photo of the National League of Colored Women at the John Brown Fort.

On July 14, 1896, during their first National Convention, the National League of Colored Women visited the John Brown Fort. They were the first group known to make such a pilgrimage to this site.