September 16, 2016
Celebrating National Public Lands Day 2016 With Sweat and Stewardship
Volunteers are invited to join their fellow Americans by rolling up their sleeves and helping “spruce up” Valley Forge National Historical Park on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
September 02, 2016
Valley Forge Launches Second Year of Every Kid in a Park Pass Receives Field Trip Grant from the National Park Foundation
Valley Forge National Historical Park encourages all fourth graders to visit the park for free this year as part of the Every Kid in a Park program.
August 16, 2016
Valley Forge Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark during the Centennial Birthday Month
The National Park Service invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday throughout the month of August. Valley Forge National Historical Park will offer fifteen free activities and events on Saturday, August 27th as part of this nationwide celebration of parks, culture and the outdoors.
June 21, 2016
Forest Continues to Recover at Valley Forge National Historical Park - Summer 2016
Following six years of implementation of the park’s White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (plan), monitoring by National Park Service staff continues to document native seedlings that had not been seen just a few years ago, including maple, red bud, maple-leaf viburnum, dogwood, oak, tulip-poplar, black gum, hickory, cherry, hackberry, ash, and sassafras.
April 29, 2016
Tourism to Valley Forge National Historical Park Creates $40.1 Million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 2.1 million visitors to Valley Forge National Historical Park in 2015 spent $26.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 471 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $40.1 million.
April 11, 2016
Race into History and Rediscover Valley Forge
This year marks both 100 years for the National Park Service, and 40 years as a national historical park for Valley Forge. To mark this special year, Valley Forge National Historical Park and our partners are welcoming those who have enjoyed the park for years, and the next generation of visitors to celebrate a very special National Park Week.
February 11, 2016
Cold Weather Delays Living History Program
Due to anticipated cold weather and high winds on Sunday, February 14, 2016 the Second Pennsylvania Regiment living history portion of George Washington’s Birthday Celebration at Valley Forge National Historical Park will be moved to March 5, 2016.
January 29, 2016
A Presidential Birthday Weekend at Valley Forge
For George Washington's 46th birthday, Martha surprised him with a public celebration at his headquarters in Valley Forge, bringing some mid-winter excitement (and cake) to the General and his staff. Following in her footsteps, Valley Forge National Historical Park has planned a weekend of programs and activities to celebrate Washington's 284th birthday this year.
January 27, 2016
Public Input Sought on the Scoping Document for a Nationwide Multi-Unit Wildland Fire Management Plan / Environmental Assessment
King of Prussia, PA - The National Park Service (NPS) is soliciting public input on the proposed development of fire management plans for 28 park units nationwide, including Valley Forge National Historical Park.
January 08, 2016
Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Friends of Valley Forge Park Receive Field Trip Grant from the National Park Foundation
Valley Forge National Historical Park is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The Every Kid in a Park grant will help fund educational experiences for school children, and help pay for transportation to the park for schools in need of assistance.
December 04, 2015
Valley Forge National historical Park Prepares for The March-in of The Continental Army
Valley Forge National Historical Park will be hosting the March-in of The Continental Army annual event on December 19, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center complex area inside the park. This event commemorates the December 19, 1777 march in of General George Washington's Continental Army to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters.
November 06, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Celebrates American Military Veterans
Valley Forge National Historical Park invites everyone to commemorate Veterans Day and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
October 31, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Initiates the Sixth Year of White-tailed Deer Management
In November 2015, Valley Forge National Historical Park will begin the sixth year of lethal removal of white-tailed deer as part of the White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (plan). Lethal removal activities will extend through March 2016.
September 28, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Welcomes Cristina Ramirez
Cristina Ramirez, graduate of the University of Virginia, will help prepare Valley Forge National Historical Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site for the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.