Plan Your Visit

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park offers a variety of experiences for visitors. Whether you enjoy recreation or historical inquiry, a quiet stroll by the river or a guided program with a ranger, there are opportunities for everyone to find their place here.

This portion of the website provides more information about preparing for your visit and the things you can experience during your visit. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the Information Center at 304-535-6029 or email us.
photo of a National Park Service flag attached to a information sign; background is a brick building

Basic Information

Information about operating hours, entrance fees, group reservations, and much more

road lined with trees starting to turn fall colors; entrance sign to the right states the park name

Directions & Transportation

Visit us at 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425! Follow the link for GPS coordinates, directions from airports, and other options.

looking up High Street, showing people walking from shops and restaurants outside of the park

Eating & Sleeping

There are no eating or sleeping establishments within the park, but they are available nearby as a list provided by HF Merchants Association

an artillery piece on the fall landscape; in the distance is a gap in the mountains

Places To Go

Learn what each area of the park has to offer

three women stand looking at Jefferson Rock; one is taking a photo of it

Things To Do

From tours and workshops to events and hikes, there are numerous things to do at Harpers Ferry NHP

A young African American woman in 1930s garb stands near a monument; visitors listen to her talk


Information about the numerous ranger tours, special events, presentations, and much more hosted in the park throughout the year

men depicting Civil War soldiers fire blackpowder small arms weapons; people watch from behind ropes


A few regulations to consider to ensure a safe visit to the park

Shenandoah Street and its historic buildings Lower Town; empty of cars and people, in the fall


Find more information about specific facilities, programs, and services that may help you better plan your visit.

at Antietam; worm-fence-lined path known as Bloody Lane; showing a statue and the observation tower

Nearby Attractions

Several other national park sites and heritage areas are in close proximity to Harpers Ferry. Follow the link to learn more about them.

Last updated: August 30, 2021

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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