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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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    Beginning April 22, improvements to the Visitor Center complex will be made and periodic closures will occur over a two-week period. Plan your visit with this information in mind. Further details and dates will be made available as possible. More »

Laws & Policies

Superintendent's Compendium
Each national park has specific local regulations established under the Superintendent's discretionary authority under Title 36 CFR. These regulations are compiled annually.

2014 Superintendent's Compendium

Firearms in National Parks
The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010. Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting. Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information, please visit: www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

Fishing Facts
Before fishing in Valley Forge, please read the Fishing Facts, which include information about where fishing is permitted, licenses required, our bait policy, and our "catch and release" policy.

 

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.