The climbing management plan will provide the framework to manage rock climbing and related activities within Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
During plan development, the park will collect information on rock outcrops, including:
The park will also gather information on visitor recreational uses and their impacts on rock outcrop sites.
Step 1: Data Collection
Step 2: Public scoping*
Step 3: Alternatives development and analysis for a range of potential management actions
Step 4: Development of draft plan / Environmental Assessment, including preferred management alternative
Step 5: Public review and comment period of draft Climbing Management Plan*
Step 6: Final plan and decision document published
The climbing management plan's research team has begun preliminary work, which will continue into fall 2022. Additional information about the process and how to get involved will be posted here as it becomes available.
Last updated: November 7, 2022