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 meadows, woodlands, and monuments 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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What Happened at Valley Forge

Learn about the history and significance of Valley Forge.

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Take a Weekend Trolley Tour

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

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Tour the Encampment

Drive, ride, bike, run, or walk!

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Valley Forge Junior Ranger Day

Learn about the many jobs that park rangers have at Valley Forge and earn a special Junior Ranger Day badge.

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Take the '78 Mile Challenge

Walk, run, bike, or paddle 78 miles at Valley Forge between April and October 2024 to take the '78 Mile Challenge and earn a fun prize!

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Become a Junior Ranger

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

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Rent a Bicycle

The Encampment Store offers bike rentals seasonally. Call 610-551-7870 to confirm rentals are being offered before heading to the park.

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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 in the park theater.

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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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We have an app for that

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

Last updated: May 13, 2024

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1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


610 783-1000

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