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..
Self-Guided Driving Tour: The Encampment Tour
Ranger-led Walking Tours
Bicycle Rentals and Tours
Tour Fee: $10 per person (Bike rental fee is separate)
Schedule: Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. through October 26. Call 610-783-1074 for more information.
Valley Forge Bike Rental is located in the lower parking lot of the Visitor Center and is open daily during the summer season and weekends during the spring and fall. Contact them at 215-789-6259.
Learn more about park trails and download maps and brochures.
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.
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.