Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees for Harpers Ferry NHP

Park passes may be purchased at the fee collection entrance station daily.

Vehicle Pass - $20.00 per single, private vehicle (excludes group tours and 7+ passenger vans - visit the Group Fees and Reservations page for more information).

Individual Pass - $10.00 per person arriving on foot or bicycle

Motorcycle Pass - $15.00 per motorcycle

Harpers Ferry Annual Pass - $35.00 Valid for one year from month of purchase for Harpers Ferry NHP only. Admits pass-holder and passengers in a single, private vehicle (excluding groups) or immediate family if entering by other means. Nontransferable.

Entrance passes are valid for three consecutive days, beginning on date of purchase and are required in all park areas. Fees are payable at the Entrance Station near the park visitor center, Bolivar Heights, Maryland Heights, Harpers Ferry Train Station, and River Access Parking Lot. Credit cards are accepted only at the Entrance Station.

To learn about the fee system and the projects fees support, please visit the Your Dollars at Work portion of the website.


America the Beautiful Passes

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

The following passes are available at Harpers Ferry NHP:

  • Annual Pass
  • Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military
  • Annual 4th Grade Pass
  • Senior Pass
  • Access Pass
  • Volunteer Pass

For detailed information (cost, eligibility, etc.) for each of these passes, please visit the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series site.


2020 Fee-Free Days

  • Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Saturday, April 18 – Junior Ranger Day
  • Tuesday, August 25 – National Park Service birthday
  • Saturday, September 26 – National Public Lands Day
  • Wednesday, November 11 – Veterans Day

Last updated: January 6, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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