• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Superintendent's Compendium

Superintendent’s Compendium Of Designations, Closures, Permit Requirements and Other Restrictions Imposed Under Discretionary Authority.

Written determinations, which explain the reasoning behind the Superintendent’s use of discretionary authority, as required by Section 1.5(c), appear in this document identified by italicized print.

In accordance with regulations and the delegated authority provided in Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations (“36 CFR”), Chapter 1, Parts 1-7, authorized by Title 16 United States Code, Section 3, the following provisions apply to all lands and waters administered by the National Park Service, within the boundaries of Valley Forge National Historical Park. Unless otherwise stated, these regulatory provisions apply in addition to the requirements contained in 36 CFR, Chapter 1, Parts 1-7. Written determinations, which explain the reasoning behind the Superintendent’s use of discretionary authority, as required by Section 1.5(c), appear in this document identified by italicized print.

Visiting Hours, Closures, Public Use Limits.This section contains information on hours, areas that are closed, model rockets, boating, motorized toys

Activities that Require a Permit

General Regulations
Wildlife protection, fires, camping, pets, horses, skates and skateboarding, bicycles, alcoholic beverages, boating, swimming

Did You Know?

Volunteers repaint artillery on National Public Lands Day

The tradition of citizen stewardship began in the 1870s and continues every day, as park volunteers and partners participate in the ongoing work of preservation and interpretation. Each of them shares the vision of the Park as a meaningful place.