For Kids

Explore - Discover - Imagine - Play

Harpers Ferry National Historical park offers a wide choice of experiences for young people. From nature to history, from mountain hikes to river fishing, from ruined villages to quaint shops, from trains to canals, from battlefields to schoolyards, this town captures some of the most moving American stories ever told.

Come churn butter, play lawn crochet, become a soldier, tend a garden, talk to a Union soldier, hear the rattle of muskets, hike to Jefferson Rock, visit Mr. Harper's grave, or stroll through silent ruins; all these await you! Look for the summer schedule of events to discover when activities are scheduled!


Listed below are self-guided activities for Kids & Youth of all ages. Check back as we add more activities and opportunities to the website.

  • Photo & History Scavenger Hunt - Do you like taking photos? Do you like learning history? Do you like a challenge? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this activity was made for you!
  • Coloring Pages - Check out the coloring pages related to Harpers Ferry nature and history!

Last updated: March 23, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry , WV 25425


304 535-6029

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