• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Directions

Visitor Center Address
1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


GPS Coordinates

N 40° 6.109 W 75° 25.342

 

From Philadelphia, New Jersey and points southeast, via I-76 Schuylkill Expressway west:
•I-76 Schuylkill Expressway west to Exit 328A
•Stay Right and merge onto US 422 west
•Take Valley Forge exit onto Route 23 west
•Turn left at exit ramp and merge to the center lane
•Park entrance is straight through the first set of traffic lights (at intersection with N. Gulph
Road)

From Baltimore, Wilmington, DE, and points southeast, via US 202 north:
•US 202 north to US 422 west
•US 422 west to Route 23 west (1.8 miles)
•Turn left at the exit ramp and merge to the center lane
•Park entrance is straight ahead

From New York and points northeast, via the Pennsylvania Turnpike:
•I-276 Pennsylvania Turnpike west to Exit 326
•Exit 326 for Valley Forge **Use the right side of the tollbooth
•Turn Right at N. Gulph Road immediately after the tollbooth
•Travel on N. Gulph Road (1.8 miles)
•Park entrance is on the left at the Route 23 traffic light

From Harrisburg and points west, via the Pennsylvania Turnpike:
•I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike east to Exit 326
•Exit 326 for Valley Forge **Use the right side of the tollbooth
•Turn Right at N. Gulph Road immediately after the tollbooth
•Travel on N. Gulph Road (1.8 miles)
•Park entrance is on the left at the Route 23 traffic light

From Pottstown and Reading PA, and points northwest, via US 422 east:
•Exit at Route 23 west
•Turn right at the exit ramp and merge to the center lane
•Park entrance is straight ahead


 

Directions to the Philander Chase Knox Estate from the Visitor Center
The Estate is located on Library Lane at Yellow Springs Road, just beyond the Knox Covered Bridge.

- From the Visitor Center take Route 23 West, through the park to Route 252.
- Make the left at the light onto Rt 252 South and follow towards the covered bridge.
- Make a right over the covered bridge.
- Make your first left onto Library Lane, it is the large white building on your left.

Parking is available in the lot across from Library Lane and on Wilson Rd. which is the next street up from Library Lane. Additional parking is available in the Knox's Quarters Parking Lot (directions below).

Walking Directions from Knox's Quarters Parking Lot to Philander Chase Knox Estate:
1. From the parking lot, take the pathway to your LEFT to head towards Knox's Quarters
2. At Knox's Quarters, continue past the stables to your left, taking the Knox Trail towards the tree line
3. Continue on the Knox Trail, crossing the Foot Bridge over the Valley Creek
4. Continue along the Knox Trail for approximately 0.15 miles. The PC Knox estate will be the large white house at the end of the trail.

GPS Coordinates
Knox Parking Lot: 40.086146, -75.452193
Philander Chase Knox Estate: 40.085446, -75.456145

 
Directions to PCK

Did You Know?

Particpants of the Revolutionary Run Events

Valley Forge has 1.3 million visitors a year who enjoy the beauty, history, and trails and recreational resources of the Park. One third are regional repeat users.