Certified Guide Tours
Harpers Ferry Certified Park Guide Tours are offered in cooperation with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to any individual(s) or groups that wish to have an in-depth walking tour of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
About Our Tours
The standard tour is 2-2.5 hours in length and includes visits to significant historic locations that tell the story of geography and natural history, the John Brown Raid and Civil War, Meriwether Lewis at Harpers Ferry, Storer College, the Niagara Movement, transportation, waterpower and industry.
Your guide will meet you at the Park Visitor Center located at 171 Shoreline Drive, where he will join you in your vehicle. He will direct you to several areas of interest of the park where you will exit the vehicle and walk.
Your tour ends with a walk covering several blocks in the Lower Town. Once your Harpers Ferry Tour has concluded, you are free to explore on your own and visit the museums and Bookshop.
Please note that this is a walking tour and some areas of the Park that you will be driving to will have paths or uneven surfaces at times. Proper footwear is recommended.
*Please note that guides are not scheduled daily. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Pre-registration and payment are required.
Once you have completed your request form, a guide will be contacted for availability. Payment is accepted via credit card or check. As of January 1, 2016 prices are as follows:
1-6 guests: $75
7-20 guests: $125
21+ guests: $175
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices do not include the National Park Entrance Fee.
Commercial/Group Tours: Large buses will not be allowed to caravan to the different areas of the park. You will have to reserve one guide per tour bus. A limit of three cars may caravan to each location per guide. Prices do not include the National Park entrance fee. For more information about park entrance fees visit www.nps.gov/hafe/fees or call 304-535-6298.
- Please be prepared for the weather. Our guides are prepared to follow in the footsteps of the Postal Service. This is a walking tour that at times travels on trails and 19th century sidewalks. Access to areas is determined by the National Park Service.
-If the number of people in your party increases to the next level of fees, your credit card will be billed accordingly.
-Please have space available in your vehichle for your guide!
-Tipping your tour guide is appreciated, but not required.
-Refund Policy: Our tours go out rain or shine. Once a tour is confirmed, it will not be refunded. Tours can be rescheduled based on availability. In the event that the park closes for the day, if you can not reschedule, you will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee.
- Please leave yourself enough time to get to the park. Traffic may slow as you approach Harpers Ferry. If you are late your guide may not be available to extend your tour. Late arrivals may also result in a cancelled tour.
- Education groups should visit the park's Education Reservation website for fee waiver information www.nps.gov/hafe/group-fees-and-reservations.
For more information about Private Park Tours, check out our FAQS
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For more information about public Park Ranger led tours, please visit www.nps.gov/hafe/guidedtours or call 304-535-6898.
John Brown Wagon in Fall