Category
Stay Play Eat Shop!; Play; Visitor Info Local;

Description
Information about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking only footpath in the world, and local day hikes.The gift shop offers maps, t-shirts and souvenirs. Exhibits include a 10-foot 3-D map of the A.T. and a kid-sized replica shelter. From mid-May to mid-July "thru-hikers" get their pictures taken halfway through their 2200-mile journey from Georgia to Maine. Kids earn a patch as a National Park Service "Junior Ranger" by completing an A.T. activity booklet. The visitor center is part of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy headquarters.

Pricing
Free entrance and parking

Hours
9-5 daily

Location
on Washington Street just over the crest of the hill

Map
Google Maps Link

Website
www.appalachiantrail.org

Facebook
ATHike

Contact
Laurie Potteiger

Email
lpotteiger@appalachiantrail.org

Phone
304.535.6331

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HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

Offering a wide variety of activities for individuals and families. Explore museums and exhibits, hike to overlooks or along Civil War skirmish lines, join a ranger-guided tour or sign-up for a living history workshop. Shop at the Harpers Ferry Historical Association's Bookshop.

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Veterans Day - Nov. 11, 2016 - is a fee-free day!


Date:   November 11, 2015

Entrance to the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is free on Veterans Day.

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First Zion Baptist Church Restoration Project

The Foundation plans to purchase and preserve the Zion Baptist Church on W. Ridge Street in Harpers Ferry for future use as cultural center for Harpers Ferry and Bolivar. The site will also serve a significant role in interpreting history. 

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