Current Conditions



Current Park Conditions

For park, visitor center, and trail operating hours, please see Basic Information or Operating Hours and Seasons.

For park shuttle bus operating hours, please see Getting Around or Operating Hours and Seasons.

Park Areas Currently Closed

Multiple areas are closed or altered due to conditions or maintenance.

  • Schoolhouse Ridge South trail partially closed - the southern loop of the Schoolhouse Ridge South trail is closed due to sinkholes.
  • The Lower Town Information Center is not currently staffed by rangers. However, maps and information are available at the "Place in Time" exhibit space.
  • Temporary closure of exhibit spaces - the following exhibit spaces are closed:
    • Master Armorer's Quarters
    • Black Voices/African American History
    • A. Burton Fine Watch Repair/Burton Jewelry Store
    • Civil War Museum
    • Harper House

Park Areas Currently Open

  • The Visitor Center, hiking trails, and parking lots are all currently open.
  • The following Lower Town exhibit spaces are currently open:
    • 1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry
    • Allies for Freedom
    • A Place in Time
    • Boarding House
    • Confectionery
    • Dry Goods Store
    • Industry Museum
    • John Brown's Fort
    • John Brown Museum
    • Provost Marshal's Office
    • Meriwether Lewis at Harpers Ferry
    • Philip Frankel & Co./Ready-Made Clothing
    • Reading an Old Building - archeology exhibit
    • Storer College & the Niagara Movement
    • White Hall Tavern

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Last updated: January 22, 2024

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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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