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Rent a Bicycle

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Bicyclists wearing helmets ride on a paved path.
Bicycles can be rented in the Lower Visitor Center Parking Lot

The Encampment Store

Valley Forge National Historical Park

outdoors, bicycles, log cabin
Private guides are available with advanced reservation for any day that the bike rental is open, for groups of 1-9 participants.

NPS Photo

Private Bicycle Tours

The Encampment Store’s fun and knowledgeable tour guides will lead your group on a bicycle tour past beautiful forests and meadows (and a couple small hills!) while sharing the history of the Valley Forge Encampment.

Private guides are available with advanced reservation for any day that the bike rental is open, for groups of 1-9 participants. Groups that bring their own bicycles or have 10 or more participants may schedule a tour any day of the week. Tour start times when renting bikes must be planned accordingly in order for rental bikes to return by 5:00 PM.

Please call 610-551-7870 to make a reservation for a private bicycle tour. Rates and tour options are listed below.

Tours can be scheduled as two hours / five miles in length, or three hours / seven miles in length, and make stops at the Muhlenberg Brigade hut site, National Memorial Arch, Artillery Park and the Grand Parade (three hour tour adds Washington’s Headquarters). All tours depart from the Bike Rental Shop.

Rates include bicycle and helmet rentals.

Two hour tour:

  • Under 10 people: $30 per person (four person minimum charge)

  • 10+ People: $150 + $15 per bike rental

Three hour tour:

  • Under 10 people: $45 per person (four person minimum charge)

  • 10+ People: $200 + $25 per bike rental

For additional details or questions, please contact The Encampment Store.

Last updated: October 25, 2023