Discover Your Harpers Ferry

Find yourself at the confluence of history and nature. Experience a flash point that ignited the Civil War. Find your story in the struggle for freedom, education, and civil rights. Explore the rolling Blue Ridge mountains and rushing waters of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers.

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

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aerial view Lower Town, the mountains, and rivers

Current Conditions

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

Entrance passes laying on top of pass brochure.

Fees and Passes

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

road lined with trees starting to turn fall colors; entrance sign to the right states the park name

Directions & Transportation

Visit us at 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425! Find information on directions, parking, and getting around the park.

A young African American woman in 1930s garb stands near a monument; visitors listen to her talk

Things to Do

Explore the wide variety of park activities for individuals and families.

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: January 20, 2022

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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