Harpers Ferry at Cross Roads
Now our park faces a new challenge: climate change. Impacts of climate change are experienced globally. At Harpers Ferry, climate change affects both our natural and cultural resources. The National Park Service is working to address climate change in the park, and visitors can help.
Floods naturally occur at Harpers Ferry, and human actions can make them
Harpers Ferry was once at the cutting edge of technology. Historic industries,
How climate change affects Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry’s green initiatives
Harpers Ferry is working to promote environmental stewardship. Our park is currently taking action to address climate change. In our Climate Action Plan, we pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 15% below 2009 levels by 2019.
NPS Response to Climate Change
Effects in Other National Parks
Last updated: April 30, 2018