• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Where To Eat

There is no food service available within Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Snack and bottled beverages are available in the bookstore. There are several restaurants nearby offering a variety of fare, or Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the day!

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There is a wooded picnic area within the park as well as tables near the visitor center. There are no grills available or fires allowed near the visitor center tables. The road to the picnic area contains a hairpin turn and is not accessible for Touring Coaches or large RV's.

Fort Necessity is a trash free park. Trash cans are not provided in the park. Please take your trash with you when you leave. Litter bags are provided.

Did You Know?

Drover herding sheep along the road

Jesse Peirsol, a wagoner remembers one night at a tavern where there were 30 six-horse teams parked in the wagon yard, 100 mules in a pen, 1,000 hogs in an enclosure and as many cattle in the field. He said he would never forget “the music made by this large number of hogs, in eating corn.”