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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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  • Changes to bus parking procedure due to construction of new Education Pavilion

    Beginning May 15 the bus bay in the upper parking lot will be demolished and require all buses to park in the lower parking lot. Passenger drop off/pick up is available in front of the Visitor Center, buses must move to the lower lot while waiting. More »

  • Beginning May 19, County Line Road Closed M-F Until Further Notice

    Beginning Mon, May 19 County Line Rd will be closed from Monday at 7 a.m. through Friday at 5 p.m. The closure will apply to all vehicular, pedestrian, bicyclist and equestrian traffic. More »

Photos & Multimedia

Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment

View the park's 18-minute orientation film, Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment, at the park when you visit or on our YouTube channel. This video describes the events leading up to, during, and after the 1777-1778 winter encampment that took place here at Valley Forge.


Are you looking for a picture of Valley Forge for your publication, news article, school project, or simply inspiration? Go to our Flickr page and download public domain pictures for free. Please, however, credit the appropriate photographer and the National Park Service. We add images on a continual basis, so check often and feel free to leave comments there as well.



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Did You Know?

President's Day Events in the Welcome Center

Visitors annually contribute $21 million to the local economy, generating over $7 million in wages and salaries, and supporting 667 jobs in the area.