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!

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!

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.

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.

a peregrine falcon perches on a rock ledge with her wings raised

Peregrine Falcons at Harpers Ferry

Learn about the peregrine falcons at Harpers Ferry and the temporary closure which gives the falcons space to breed and nest.

Last updated: December 30, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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