Determined to Persevere

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The park commemorates the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honors the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times!

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A dirt trail winds through a green spring forest next to a river.

Trail Closures

The River Trail between Pawling Road and the Commissary Trail and the River Trail Parking Lot are Closed.

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19th c. print of Washington

Washington's Birthday Celebration

Celebrate America's first president's 238th birthday with music, cake, crafts, and more on Monday, February 16.

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Kids pretending to charge with wooden dummy muskets

Join the Continental Army

Children are invited to "enlist" in Washington's army and learn to drill and march like a continental soldier. Help us reach 12,500 participants!

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