Basic Information

Winters at Valley Forge are cold and damp with a cool spring and fall and a hot and humid summer. Sturdy hiking shoes are recommended for outdoor recreation during the snowy winter season.

Entrance Fees:

Park Entrance Fee - $0.00

Entrance to Valley Forge is free.

Valley Forge Visitor Center

The main starting point for visiting Valley Forge national Historical Park. The Visitor Center is open 362 days a year. The Visitor Center is closed all day on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New year's Day.


Current Conditions
Find out about any closures, detours, construction projects, or other conditions that may impact your visit.

Permits & Reservations
Programs and tours (not including student education programs) offered by the park do not require reservations, however, partner events and private tours may. Special activities such as cultural programs, picnics, wedding ceremonies, and film and photography projects may require a Special Use Permit.

Leashed pets are welcome on Valley Forge grounds but are not permitted inside buildings. Owners must pick up after their pets and dispose of excrement in established trash bins.

Last updated: April 8, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


(610) 783-1000

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