Discover Your Harpers Ferry

Find yourself at the confluence of history and nature. Experience John Brown's Raid, a flash point that ignited the Civil War. Find your story in the struggle for freedom, education, and civil rights at Storer College. Explore the rolling Blue Ridge mountains and rushing waters of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers that powered industry and the nation's second armory. Find your Harpers Ferry.

Lower Town in the fall. Brick buildings, trees with changing leaves, train emerging from rocky hill.

Top 10 Tips for Visiting Harpers Ferry

Check out our top 10 insider tips to #PlanLikeAParkRanger.

aerial view Lower Town, the mountains, and rivers

Current Conditions

Before you visit, check out out the current status of park facilities and services.

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Fees and Passes

Pay your entrance fee at the Visitor Center entrance booth, or buy passes online.

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Check out the parking lot descriptions to determine the best parking area for your desired activity.

Park shuttle bus arrives at bus stop in Lower Town

Getting Around

See our park shuttle bus hours, and learn more about the park areas you can visit.

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Things To Do

From programs and events to hikes and museum exhibits, there are numerous things to do at Harpers Ferry NHP.

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Lockwood House Virtual Tour

Explore 360-degree photos of Lockwood House and learn some of the stories held within its walls.

Ca. 1870s photograph, African American family sitting at junction of High Street and Public Way

Harpers Ferry Stories

Discover the stories that make Harpers Ferry nationally significant.

Last updated: December 21, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


304 535-6029

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