Step Back in Time

A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past.  Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. Spend a day or a weekend.  We have something for everyone, so come and discover Harpers Ferry!

view overlooking an archeological dig in Harpers Ferry

Learn of cultural resources in the park

Join the park's archeologist and other cultural resources staff for hikes, programs, and presentations throughout the year.

Virginia bluebells - bluish purple flowers amidst trees near the river

Learn of natural resources in the park

Join the park's natural resources staff for hikes and presentations about birds, plants, and other organisms that inhabit Harpers Ferry.

Storer College seal; text next to seal reads

Storer College anniversary events

Join us in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Storer College. Special programs, music, and events are planned for 2017.

signs in the park advertising ranger programs

Special Events and Ranger Programs

Check out the special events and ranger programs that Harpers Ferry NHP has to offer!

Colorful leaves on the trees along a trail

Hike Harpers Ferry!

Hike one of the park's trails to enjoy history and nature while in the outdoors! Trail difficulty ranges from easy to strenuous.

living history volunteers working with tin

Historic Trades Workshops

Learn more about our historic trades workshops and register for one of these unique opportunities!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65
485 Fillmore St.

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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