• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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.

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?

Great Egret © Bill Moses

Valley Forge NHP is one of the largest open spaces in southeastern Pennsylvania with 3,500 acres containing habitats for hundreds of plants and animals including 200 species of birds.