Wooded area with picnic tables along an asphalt path.
The picnic area features 14 tables in a wooded setting.

NPS Photo/L. Taber

Picnicking is available at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park at a designated picnic area adjacent to the Visitor Center parking lot (171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425). Its location by the parking lot provides ample parking for vehicles and buses.

The picnic area includes 14 tables in a mostly shaded area. Restroom facilities are available at the Visitor Center plaza.

Sign indicating picnic area with picnic tables in the background.
The picnic area is mostly shaded and is a short walk from the Visitor Center.

NPS Photo/L. Taber

  • Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please remember to clean your area, including the ground area and the table, after each use.
  • Remember to follow the park’s trash-free rules: please be prepared to dispose of your trash and recycling properly by carrying it out of the park when you leave.
  • No alcohol or fires of any kind are allowed in the park. The cooking of food on portable grills, open fires, or other cooking devices is prohibited.

Last updated: August 3, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
National Park Service
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


304 535-6029

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