Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Harpers Ferry is located the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers join together. West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland also meet in the area Harpers Ferry had its highest recorded flood in March 1936. Floodwaters crested at 36.5' destroying all bridges across the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers at. Harpers Ferry became a Harpers Ferry National Monument on June 30, 1944. An act of Congress on May 29, 1963changed the name from National Monument to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. While Harpers Ferry's administrative offices are located in West Virginia, the actual park consists of land in West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland.
2008 ENTRANCE FEES (check the park for updates fees and info)
Your park entrance fees support park programs.
Vehicle Pass - $6.00 per single, private vehicle (excludes group tours and 7+ passenger vans – see group fees below).
Individual Pass - $4.00 per person arriving on foot or bicycle
All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes. The four passes in this program replace the Golden Eagle, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports.
Harpers Ferry Annual Pass $25.00 Valid for one year from month of purchase for Harpers Ferry NHP only. Admits passholder and passengers in a single, private vehicle (excluding groups) or immediate family if entering by other means. Nontransferable.
Commercial Tour Groups
$150 passenger capacity of 25+
$60 passenger capacity of 16-25
$50 passenger capacity of 7-15
$25 + Individual Pass per person passenger capacity of 1-6
Please note that fees are based on vehicle capacity and not on actual occupants.
Non-commercial Tour Groups
One or more persons renting or traveling by bus, mini-bus, or 7+ passenger van for transportation from one point to another without a packaged tour itinerary provided by an individual or organization for financial gain.
$4 per person age 16 or older
Children age 15 and younger FREE
Bus drivers (1 per vehicle) FREE
All individuals possessing valid National Park Service or Federal passes are admitted FREE.
Park fees are valid for three consecutive days, beginning on date of purchase. Entrance passes are required in all park areas and fees are payable at Cavalier Heights Entrance Station, Bolivar Heights, Maryland Heights, Harpers Ferry Train Station, and River Access Parking Lot. Credit cards are accepted only at Cavalier Heights.