• 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?

People walking and biking along the Schuylkill River Trail.

You can jump on your bike at the Art Museum in center-city Philadelphia and ride the Schuylkill River Trail 20 miles to Valley Forge, and beyond. The Schuylkill River Trail and numerous connecting trails are constantly expanding, making it easy to walk or bike to the park.