The Encampment Store offers seasonal bike rentals for those who want to explore Valley Forge on two wheels, weather permitting. To rent bicycles, please call 610-551-7870 to make reservations, or visit the Bike Rental Shop at the lower visitor center parking lot.
2022 Bike Rental Season
April 2 - May 29, 2022: Weekends only
May 30 (Memorial Day) - September 5, 2022 (Labor Day): Daily
September 10 - October 30, 2022: Weekends and Columbus Day
No rentals September 24 & 25
No rentals October 1 & 2
Please call 610-551-7870 if you have questions. Rentals take place at the Bike Rental Shop located in the lower visitor center parking lot.
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for rentals, final returns accepted until 5:00 PM.
Adult Breezer Bikes: $17 up to 2 hours / $30 for 2- 4 hours/ $50 all day*
Adult Performance Bikes: $22 up to 2 hours / $35 for 2-4 hours/ $50 all day*
Child Bikes and Trailers: $10 up to 2 hours / $17 for 2- 4 hours/ $50 all day*
*Limited bikes available for all day rental, first-come, first-served
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.