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.Read More
Celebrate Trails! National Trails Day® is June 1st
Do your body, mind, and soul a favor by rounding up your closest friends and family and hitting the trail for the National Trails Day® celebration!Read More
Forest Beginning to Recover at Valley Forge
For the first time in decades, we’re seeing the return of native wildflowers and tree seedlings!Read More
March out of the Continental Army
On June 15 we will celebrate the improved fighting force that marched out of Valley Forge in 1778 after their march in 6 months prior.Read More
Did You Know?
Precision marching was the key to victory on the 18th century battlefield. Inspector General Baron von Steuben made marching the central element of his training program at Valley Forge. By May the army was able to stay in formation while advancing and retreating over all types of ground.