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 »
Support Your Park
Thank you for your interest in supporting Valley Forge National Historical Park. Your donation will enhance programs and activities that protect park resources and provide visitor services at Valley Forge. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference; we welcome and are grateful for your support. There are several ways of supporting the park.
The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park, you may contact the business manager by phone (610-783-1005) or email. Donations (checks payable to the National Park Service) may be sent to:
View the links below to support Valley Forge through our friends group, cooperating association (bookstore), and volunteering.
Learn about the volunteer opportunities at Valley Forge. Group and internship, natural resource and historical informational opportunities are available year round. Plus, learn about the nation-wide volunteer days in the park.
The Friends of Valley Forge Park is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Encampment Store operates as an extension of the park’s efforts primarily in the areas of enhanced programming and visitor services, ranging from assisting with the operation of guided trolley tours to developing special educational products to complement the interpretation in the park. In addition, the store donates 10% of gross revenue back to the park to use as appropriate.
The Center for outdoor ethics is a national program to promote protection of nature and build awareness, appreciation and respect for America's public lands.
Did You Know?
Varnum's brigade contained the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, a unit largely made up of African American and Native American soldiers. The unit symbolizes the diversity of the army - a diversity not seen again for many years.