Determined to Persevere

Valley Forge is the encampment site of the Continental Army during the winter of 1777-1778. The park features 3,500 acres of monuments, meadows, and woodlands commemorating the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honoring the power of people to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.

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Fall Campfire Programs

Join a park ranger by the campfire on Saturday evenings in October as we discuss unique stories of Valley Forge and the American Revolution.

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Tour the Encampment

There are many ways to experience the Valley Forge encampment!

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Explore the Museum Exhibit

The Valley Forge Encampment museum exhibit in the visitor center is open daily, 9 AM to 5 PM.

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Watch the Park Orientation Film

The 19-minute film is screened daily on the hour and the half-hour from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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For School Teachers

Plan a field trip to Valley Forge and learn more about school programs.

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Fall Homeschool Day 2022

Homeschool families are invited to attend a day of special activities and programming on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

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Take a Trolley Tour

90-minute trolley tours leave from the visitor center on weekends. See times and reserve your tickets today.

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Rent a Bicycle

You can rent bicycles on weekends through October in the lower visitor center parking lot.

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Walk, Run, Bike, or Paddle

Walk, run, bike, or paddle 78 miles at Valley Forge between April and October 2022 to take the '78 Mile Challenge and earn a fun prize!

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What Happened at Valley Forge

Learn about the history and significance of Valley Forge.

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Become a Junior Ranger

Learn how you can become a Junior Ranger at Valley Forge.

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We have an app for that

Download the NPS app for your next visit to Valley Forge!

Last updated: September 23, 2022

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