Harpers FerryHarpers Ferry lies in the northern corner of the Shenandoah Valley just inside West Virginia.
While the attack in 1859 failed and Brown was hanged shortly thereafter, it is said to have contributed greatly to the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861.
By carHarpers Ferry is located at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, where the states of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia meet. To reach it, take Interstate 70 to Frederick Maryland, and exit on US 340 west for about 15 miles.
Harpers Ferry train is served by several weekday MARC commuter trains from Washington D.C., operated by the Maryland Transit Administration. Also, Amtrak serves the town with its Capitol Limited service between Washington D.C. and Chicago. is located at 112 Potomac St.
WalkHarpers Ferry is a town directly located along the Appalachian Trail, as well as the C & O Canal trail. Located at a crossroads of these two trails, it is an extremely popular starting or ending point for backpackers completing sections of either trail.
phone: +1 304 535-6029
address: 408 Alstadts Hill RdThe Zip Line at River Riders will bring you breathtaking scenery as you soar among the trees and along the beautiful Potomac River.
During River Riders' guided Zip Line/Canopy Tour you fly high above the ground along various length zips. The tour is a 2 to 2 1/2 hour experience and is geared toward those approximately 10 years of age and older and between 70 - 250lbs. Fly through the air, as you immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of our historic waterfront location.
- River activities White water rafting, canoeing, inner tubing.
- Backpacking The Appalachian Trail passes through Harpers Ferry.
address: 408 Alstadts Hill RdWest Virginia water rafting, tubing, Zip Line Canopy Tours, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, and fishing adventures on the beautiful Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers (class I-III) in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together.
address: 408 Alstadts Hill RdJoin our family-owned and operated outdoor adventure summer day camp in beautiful, history rich Harpers Ferry, West Virginia for an amazing week that you’ll never forget! This special program attracts all types of children!
Your week is fun and educational. Children will have the opportunity to participate in all of the activities that we offer at River Riders. In addition during their free time, we'll teach them the basics of guiding and river safety. Goals for your child include: increased confidence, learning, building character, sense of accomplishment, fun, and friendship.
address: 408 Alstadts Hill RdAction learning / team building programs are designed to develop leadership qualities and enhance group effectiveness.
Build your group unity on the trails and rivers of the beautiful Harpers Ferry area near Washington, DC, Northern VA and Baltimore, MD yet outside of your normal daily environment. Watch how experiential education strengthens the bond between group members and refocuses energy on important issues.
Through "action learning" - using actual experiences as a learning tool, River Riders helps group members gain valuable insight into their interactions with each other.
address: 1816 Potomac StA beautiful deep water section of the Potomac River near Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County is available for your boating pleasure. A four mile section of deep water runs from our campground to above the Dargan Bend Boat Ramp in Maryland. Pontoon boats, fishing boats, water skiing, wake boarding, and jet skis are welcome. Pitch your tent and tie your boat up out front. Bring your RV as well. There are no hook-ups, but for those willing to rough-it, it is a beautiful unique location
phone: +1-301-695-5177address: 604 Valley Road Knoxville, MD 21758Outdoor Adventure Outfitter with whitewater rafting tours on both the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers. Other outdoor activities include kayaking, canoeing, hiking, climbing and camping.
address: 408 Alstadts Hill RdWhite water rafting, tubing, Zip Line Canopy Tours, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, and fishing adventures on the beautiful Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers (class I-III) in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together. Canoes, kayaks, rafting and river equipment, rescue equipment, boating and fishing equipment available for sale.
River & Trail OutfittersCanoes, kayaks, and rafting equipment for rent and sale. Guided trips.
- Outfitters General Store & Bike Shop Great hiking and outdoors equipment & gear, Harper's Ferry memorabilia and gifts, snacks, knives, excellent customer service, and great atmosphere.
Cannonball Deliphone: +1 304-535-1762address: 148 High StreetA hole in the wall with delicious and varied choices, including gyros, subs, hamburgers, and pasta. Popular with National Park Rangers on lunch breaks.
Scoop's Ice Creamphone: +1 304-535-6654address: 173 Potomac St
phone: +1 304-535-2582address: 1290 W Washington StWashington Street. Rustic casual dining and cocktails.
phone: +1 304 535-2327address: 1715 W. Washington St.Casual cafe serving breakfast and lunch since 1989.
phone: +1 304 535-2663address: 408 Alstadts Hill Rd
phone: +1 304 535-1528address: 1167 Washington StHistoric home and former Civil War headquarters of Stonewall Jackson.
phone: +1 304 535-1239address: 867 Washington St1900s Victorian home. Guided fishing trips available.
address: S. George StIn charming Colonial Charles Town, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers meet, the Washington House Inn is a wonderful example of late Victorian architecture. Built in 1899, by descendants of President Washington's brothers John Augustine and Samuel.
Between The Rivers B&Bphone: +1 304 535-2768address: 597 E Ridge StPrivate guest cottage in historic Harpers Ferry
phone: +1 301 834-7652address: 19123 Sandy Hook Road, Knoxville, MarylandJust up the hill from the C&O Canal Towpath and the Appalachian Trail, the Harpers Ferry Hostel is located in Knoxville, MD - a short two miles from the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Free Pancake Breakfast and internet access. Camping available outside for $8 per person.
Camping Harpers Ferry30 waterfront tent or trailer sites on the Potomac River. primitive $25.
Harpers Ferry KOA300 tent or trailer sites. Hook ups.