• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Fossils

Fossils from Giant Sloths found at Port Kennedy in Valley Forge NHP

Fossils from Giant Sloths found at Port Kennedy in Valley Forge NHP

(photo credit:  NPS)

Did you know that plant and animal fossils have been found at Valley Forge? It's true and this is one of the most significant deposits in the National Park System.

Did You Know?

Cars at Washington's Headquarters Parking Lot

Valley Forge was Pennsylvania’s first state park, established in 1893. In 1976, the bicentennial year of the Declaration of Independence, the park was transferred to the National Park System as Valley Forge National Historical Park.