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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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  • Visitor Center main entrance closed, please use upper entrance

    The main entrance to the Visitor Center will be closed 4/24 - 4/25 for sidewalk repairs. Please use the upper entrance, located on the backside of the Visitor Center. Follow the signs from the main parking lot around the building. More »

  • Upcoming Visitor Center Construction Projects

    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 »

Getting Around

Most visitors to Valley Forge Park travel by car, tour bus, or school bus. Nine of the park's most significant historical sites are outlined along a 10-mile driving tour loop called The Encampment Tour. An 8.7-mile paved multi-use trail parallels most of the driving tour and accommodates walkers, bike riders, and equestrians. Seasonally, The Encampment Store runs it's popular 90-minute guided trolley tour.

 
Trolley

Valley Forge Trolley Tour
This 90-minute guided tour gives you the full story of the Valley Forge Encampment. Enjoy the expertise of a professional guide on an old-fashioned trolley. Extended stops are made at Washington's Headquarters and Muhlenberg's Brigade.
Tickets available in the Encampment Store at the Visitor Center. Reserve them in advance, call 610-783-1074.

Did You Know?

visitors kayak on the schuylkill river

In 2008, readers of The Times Herald named Valley Forge National Historical Park "Best Family Attraction" for the newspaper's annual Best of Montgomery County reader's poll!