Beginning September 12, 2023, a planned road closure on US 340 may add up to 35 minutes, on average, to your trip. This detour is expected to be in place for approximately 90 days. Please visit US 340 Rock Slide Repair Project to see how the detour may impact you.
This page provides information about how to navigate to the park. Many internet and mobile maps applications guide people directly to Lower Town (where there is little parking), the park headquarters building, or a road adjacent to park land. Please check the GPS coordinates or directions listed below to ensure you are headed to the right spot in Harpers Ferry.
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 Rail
Last updated: August 23, 2023