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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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    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 »

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Valley Forge National Historical Park. Whether you are a frequent visitor to the park or looking to make your first journey here, some extra planning will go a long way for a more enjoyable and safer national park experience. Visit the pages listed below to assist you with your trip planning.

Maps and Brochures
View and download the park map, trail maps, and other park brochures.

Laws and Policies
Before you visit Valley Forge National Historical Park, please become familiar with park Laws and Policies. These regulations not only protect our visitors, but also the many cultural and natural resources in the park.

Things To Do
From guided tours to recreational hikes, visitors to Valley Forge have a variety of options for enjoying the park year-round. Daily throughout the summer season and weekends during the spring and fall visitors can enjoy guided walking tours, living history demonstrations, trolley tours, and more. Year-round options for touring the park include a self-guided 10-mile driving tour, step-on tours (reserved in advance for a fee), and recreational use on nearly 30 miles of designated trail. Trails are open daily (weather dependent) from 7 a.m. to dusk.

Schedule of Events
Valley Forge and its partners offer a multitude of special events and programs each year, from annual commemorations to guest lectures, and from children's educational activities to volunteering events. Browse through a full calendar year of events and click on the embedded hotlinks for more information. Search events by date on our Schedule of Events page.


Did You Know?

Freinds President with George Neumann at March-In Celebrations

Valley Forge has an active Friends group that advocates for the Park & serves as a voice for the community to the Park. The Friends of Valley Forge is actively raising an army of support by enlisting individuals and businesses to preserve the past, conserve for the future, and enjoy the Park today.