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 park at 304-535-6029 or email us.

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Basic Information

Information about operating hours, entrance fees, permits and reservations, pets, and Harpers Ferry as a trash-free park.

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Directions & Transportation

Visit us at 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425! Find information on directions, parking, and getting around the park.

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Eating & Sleeping

There are no eating or sleeping establishments within the park, but they are available nearby.

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.

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Things To Do

From programs and events to hikes and museum exhibits, 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 ranger programs, special events, presentations, and more hosted in the park throughout the year.

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

Make sure your visit to Harpers Ferry NHP is a safe one.

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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: June 23, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


304 535-6029

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