Thank you for your interest in visiting Harpers Ferry National Historical Park!
This page provides information about how to navigate to the park. We find that many maps applications on the internet and mobile devices direct people directly to Lower Town (where this is little parking) or to the park headquarters building or sometimes to a road adjacent to park land.
We suggest you check out the GPS coordinates or directions listed below to ensure you are headed to the right spot in Harpers Ferry!
If you have any questions about directions to the park, please call the Visitor Center at 304-535-6298.
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The physical address of the Park Visitor Center is 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
GPS Alternatives: 171 Shoreline Drive (Harpers Ferry National Historical Park) or try intersection of Shoreline Drive and Campground Road.
Harpers Ferry NHP's Visitor Center is located along US Route 340 in West Virginia. The park entrance is 8 miles east of Charles Town, WV and 20 miles southwest of Frederick, MD.
Directions from communities in the local area (under 40 miles):
Directions from other National Park Service sites:
MARC commuter trains operate Monday through Friday between Union Station in Washington, D.C., and Martinsburg, W.Va. on the MARC Brunswick Line. For additional information about MARC train schedules and ticket reservations, call 1-866-RIDE-MTA (1-866-743-3682) or visit the MARC Website.
Amtrak's "Capitol Limited" between Washington, D.C., and Chicago, Illinois, stops in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., seven days a week. Reservations are required. Call Amtrak toll free at 1-800-872-7245 or visit the AMTRAK Website.
Last updated: January 18, 2018