Determined to Persevere

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The 3,500-acres of monuments, meadows, and woodlands commemorate the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation. The park honors and celebrates the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times. Read More

Photo of  Ranger at the Muhlenberg Huts

Plan Your Visit

Find directions, explore things to do, learn about operating hours and more.

Help commemorate when General Washington and the Continental Army arrive at Valley Forge

Event: March-In of the Continental Army

Special Evening Program, December 19th, 6 to 9 PM. Ranger-led walks by candlelight, campfires, colonial music, chocolate tasting and more.


"Black Powder" Friday Events

Join us the day after Thanksgiving for "Black Powder" Friday. There will be guided tours, interpretive programs, and living history.

A ranger talks to visitors outside the Muhlenberg huts

Things To Do

Explore the park and make new discoveries!

Two log huts with snow cover on  ground and hut roofs

Muhlenberg Brigade Huts

Reconstructed huts built to Gen. Washington's specifications. Also, this is the main site for Valley Forge's Living History program.

Overview of the History and Significance of Valley Forge

History and Significance

Learn about the history and significance of Valley Forge.

The outside of a two level building with a sign that reads Visitor Center at Valley Forge.


Explore the park buildings, structures and monuments.

Watch the official park film,

Park Film

Watch the official park film, "Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment"

Photo of the Encampment Store Interior

The Encampment Store

Visit The Encampment Store for books, clothing, food, tours and more.

A view of the park map

Maps and Brochures

Download park maps, including trail maps and brochures.

Junior Ranger Badges

Junior Ranger

Explore and learn about Valley Forge to Become a Junior Ranger!

Volunteers work in Valley Creek

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about volunteer opportunities in the park.

Map Of Valley Forge

Museum Collections

Explore various collections of pictures, books, documents, and artifacts.

Image of Special Event

Permits and Reservations

Learn more about park permits and reservations for large groups.

A white-tailed deer buck sits in a golden colored meadow full of tall grass.

Wildlife Watchers

Be a citizen scientist at Valley Forge. It's easy to do!

Firing a Musket

Photos and Multimedia

View official park photos, the park film and more.

Last updated: November 16, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


(610) 783-1000

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