Touring the Park
Begin your tour at the Visitor Center
The Visitor Center is also home to the park's museum collection and contains exhibits pertaining to the 1777-1778 winter encampment and the Revolutionary War, and the cultural and natural history at Valley Forge. Just next door in the park theater, plays an 18-minute orientation film, "Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment," shown daily every half hour from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..
Ranger-led Walking Tours
SPECIAL TOPIC TOUR: SILENT SENTINELS
Call The Encampment Store at 610-783-1074 for additional tour information and to reserve tickets.
Bicycle Rentals and Tours
2014 Tour Schedule
Tour Fee: $10 per person (plus rental)
Bicycle Rental Hours of Operation
Join avid local birders on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday morning of each month at the Artillery Park parking lot. See or hear different species in a variety of seasons and habitats. Walk is intended for birders of all levels, beginners welcome and encouraged. Each program lasts approximately 2 hours and covers 1.5 miles walking. The walk is mostly along paved trails but includes short sections of gravel and grass. Good walking shoes are recommended. Binoculars, hat, water, bug spray and sun protection optional.
Our official National Park Service-trained tour guides will board your bus or personal vehicle and lead your group through an enlightening and entertaining tour of the park. Tours last approximately two and a half hours and include stops at the Muhlenberg Brigade huts and the original house that was once General Washington's Headquarters.
Reservations are required.
The Encampment Tour (Driving Tour)
Cell Phone Tours
Download the tour directory or pick one up at the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
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.