Self-Guided Touring Options

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Self-Guided Driving Tour
Valley Forge Park has nine major tour stops that follow the 10-mile route called The Encampment Tour. This driving tour can take anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours depending on how often you stop. The tour takes you past some of the most scenic views of the park and to many historic monuments and sites. Follow the blue line on the park map and the green and yellow tour stop signs (right). A 60-minute CD audio tour is available for purchase in The Encampment Store and online.

Soldiers in front of a hut in winter

Park Movie
Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment is the park's orientation film that is shown daily in the park theater. The 18-minute video provides an overview of the historical events that took place at Valley Forge during the 1777-1778 winter encampment and a brief synopsis of the American Revolution.

Watch Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment and other park produced videos on our YouTube channel.

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Cell Phone Guide
Valley Forge is full of great stories, now hear them come to life from the convenience of your cell phone. The cell phone guide is entirely self-guided, choose what you want to hear and when you want to hear it.
Follow these simple steps to begin:
1. Choose a prompt from the tour directory.
2. Dial 484-396-1018
3. Enter the prompt number, followed by "#".
4. Listen & enjoy!
5. Tell us what you think! Press 0 followed by "#" to record your feedback.

También disponible en español en 484-396-1015.

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Historic Buildings

View the hours of operation for these buildings and the rest of the park.

Runners in front of Arch

Outdoor Activities
Valley Forge Park contains over 30 miles of authorized trail that are popular for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Picnicing, bird watching, and cross-country skiing are other popular activities. View a complete list of trail maps and other park brochures on our Maps and Brochures page.

Last updated: February 3, 2020

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