Tourist Information


Town of Harpers Ferry

  • Located adjacent to the Town of Bolivar, Harpers Ferry is most well known for the John Brown Raid. Historical and Ghost Tours are available by private companies.

City of Charles Town

  • Located only 10 minutes from Bolivar, Charles Town is one of the largest towns in Jefferson County.
  • Charles Town was founded in 1786 by Charles Washington, brother of President George Washington.
  • Historical Tours are available by private companies.

Town of Shepherdstown

  • Shepherdstown is considered the oldest town in West Virginia, was founded in 1762.
  • Located in northern Jefferson County, only 15 minutes from Bolivar.
  • Historical Tours are available by private companies.

Antietam National Battlefield

  • The Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg) was fought in September 1862 and was the first major battle of the American Civil War fought on Northern soil.The battle contained the single bloodiest day of the Civil War with around 23,000 casualties.
  • Open year round, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
  • Self-guided driving tours are available.


River Riders

408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry

  • River Riders offers white water rafting, tubing, zip line tours, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, fishing and snow tubing.
  • They also have primitive waterfront tent and RV camping on the Potomac River.

Harpers Ferry National Historic Park

  • Park open daily from 8am-5pm and closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
  • Park passes may be purchased at the fee collection entrance daily from 9am-5pm.
  • HF NHP encompasses numerous parks and trails, such as Bolivar Heights, Maryland Heights, and Murphy Farm.

C & O Canal Park and Trail

  • Park is open during daylight hours.
  • Trail is located just across the Potomac River from Harpers Ferry.


Rations Spaceport

1635 W Washington Street

  • Rations Spaceport is a fun immersive experience into the future. We offer engaging Virtual Reality Laser Tag and Escape Rooms in a safe family-friendly environment.

​Old Opera House Theatre Company

204 N George St, Charles Town

  • Renovated and reopened in 1971, this community theatre offers six mainstage productions, one summer children's show and theatre camp, dinner theatre, concerts, and black box theatre.

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

750 Hollywood Dr, Charles Town

  • The casino offers nearly 5,000 slots, 85 table games, and thoroughbred racing. The Eatery, 9 Dragons, Final Cut Steakhouse, Skybox Sports Bar and The Event Center.
    Open 24 hours.

Summit Point Motorsports Park

201 Motorsports Park Circle, Summit Point

  • Opened in 1970, this raceway offers a variety of activities including Summit Point Kart, Friday at the Track, Drift Nirvana and Jefferson 500.


Country Cafe

1723 W Washington St

Phone: (304) 535-2327
Email: [email protected]

  • Home-cooked casual dining at reasonable prices.
    Hours: Monday & Tuesday-Closed, Wednesday-Saturday 8:30am - 3pm, Sunday-7:30am - 6pm.

HB Snalleygaster General Store & Cafe

1102 W. Washington Street Harpers Ferry, WV, 25425


  • Shopping & Retail and casual dining,
    Hours, Wednesday- Sunday: 8am- 5pm. Friday: 8am-8pm.

​Kelley Farm Kitchen

1112 W Washington St

Phone: (304) 535-9976, Sondra Kelley

  • Vegetarian/Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Restaurant.
    Hours: Thursday-Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday, Noon-6pm


Harpers Ferry Vacation Rentals

PO Box 782, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (877) 468-4236
Email: [email protected]

  • Fully equipped vacation rentals within walking distance of Harpers Ferry

Nearby Churches

Bolivar Pentecostal Church of Christ

Eric Harding, Pastor

87 Old Taylor Ln, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (304) 535-2221

Sunday School classes for all ages begin at 10 AM.
Worship at 11 AM.

Camp Hill-Wesley Engle United Methodist Church

John Unger, Pastor

645 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (304) 582-6882

Engle UMC, located on Engle Switch Road: Worship at 9 AM,
Church School at 10 AM.

Camp Hill-Wesley UMC: Worship at 10:30 AM.
The Church is accessible to persons with handicaps. Visitors are welcome.

Gospel Chapel Assembly of God

The Reverend Eddie Smith, Pastor

378 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry

Sundays: Church School at 10 AM; Worship at 11 AM;
Evangelical Service at 7 PM.

Wednesdays: Prayer and Bible Study at 7 PM.

St. John's Episcopal Church

John Unger, Pastor

898 Washington St, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (304) 535-2009 (for information and pastoral care)
Email: [email protected]


Worship and Sunday School: Sundays at 9 AM.
Tuesdays at 7 PM: light supper in Mission Hall, followed by Compline (candle-lit service of peaceful preparation for the night) and prayer for others, ourselves and our community.
First Tuesday of the month: Compline with Healing Service.

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

John Unger, Vicar

950 Washington St, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (304) 535-3105 (For questions, leave message)

Worship every Sunday morning at 10 AM.
Sunday School at 9 AM.

​St. Peter's Catholic Church

The Very Rev. Timothy J. Grassi

100 Church St, Harpers Ferry

Phone: (304) 725-5558

Sunday Mass at 9:30 AM.
Confessions: Saturdays 3-4:45 PM and Wednesdays 5-6:45 PM
at St. James Catholic Church at 49 Crosswinds Drive in Charles Town.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

237 Carriage Dr, Harpers Ferry

Chapel Phone: (304) 724-1366

Bishop Gordon Harmon presides with Sacrament meetings beginning at 9 AM.
Sunday School and Primary at 10:30 AM, followed by Priesthood, Relief Society,
Young Men and Young Women at 11:10 AM.
Youth meetings are on Wednesday evenings at 7 PM.
Also, the Family History Center is open at that time.
Visitors are welcome at all meetings.
For more information, call (304) 725-7574.