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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Tour the Encampment

There are many ways to experience the Valley Forge encampment!

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What Happened at Valley Forge

Learn about the history and significance of Valley Forge.

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For School Teachers

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

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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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Become a Junior Ranger

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

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'78 Mile Challenge Annual Logo Contest

The winning design will be featured on the '78 Mile Challenge swag.

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We have an app for that

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

Last updated: January 10, 2023

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1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


610 783-1000

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