Getting Around

Harpers Ferry NHP shuttle bus
Harpers Ferry NHP shuttle bus

NPS Photo/C. Waters

 

Once you have arrived in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, there are several park areas to visit.

Visitor Center

  • From this location (171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425), visitors may park their vehicles and take a shuttle bus to the Lower Town district of the park. Riding the bus is included in the park entrance fee.
    • The shuttle bus service operates every day that the park is open.
      • May 24 - November 6: Start at 9 a.m.; last bus runs at 6:45 p.m.
      • November 7 - November 21: Start at 9 a.m.; last bus runs at 5:45 p.m.
      • November 22 - April 10, 2022: Start at 9 a.m.; last bus runs at 5:30 p.m.
      • April 11 - May 22: Start at 9 a.m.; last bus runs at 5:45 p.m.
  • The Visitor Center also provides walking access to:

Lower Town

Other Park Areas of Interest

Other areas of the park are accessible by vehicle. Please see GPS coordinates to visit. Learn more about parking in these areas.

  • Bolivar Heights (39.3237730722, -77.7611942522)
  • Lower Bolivar Heights (39.3236923704, -77.7660769308)
  • Murphy-Chambers Farm parking area (39.3125542486, -77.7601992141)
  • Schoolhouse Ridge North (39.3257166662, -77.7668580155)
  • Schoolhouse Ridge South (39.3085720173, -77.7808193443)
  • River Access (39.3216956806, -77.7432835354): access to the Shenandoah River for fishing and personal watercraft (canoes, kayaks).

Last updated: November 29, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry , WV 25425

Phone:

304 535-6029

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