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photo provided by VFNHP

photo provided by VFNHP

Operating Hours/Cost
Park grounds open daily, year-round 7 am to dark.

Visitor Center 9 am to 5 pm daily

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

February 19, 2018
Washington's Birthday Celebration
10am-2pm Celebrate his Excellency’s 286th birthday with music, crafts and samples of Martha Washington’s “Great Cake” recipe. Children can make a tricorn hat, create a birthday card and meet the General. 18th century games and colonial style weaving held in the park theater. At 12:30, children aged 7 & up can learn how to march and drill like a Continental Soldier. Free

April 22, 2018
Valley Forge Revolutionary 5 Mile Run
The Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run is a unique challenge for runners of all skill levels. Runners trek the five-mile, USATF certified course that traverses the scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park. The event also includes a 3 mile walk and the 1.776km Young Patriots Run for kids ages 6-14. All proceeds from the event benefit the Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The park commemorates the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honors the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times. There are a variety of outdoor activities as well as guided tours and interpretive programs throughout the year. Valley Forge Park contains over 28 miles of authorized trail that are popular for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Picnicking, bird watching, and cross-country skiing are other popular activities. Interpretive and education programs are available throughout the year.

The Visitor Center includes exhibits and collections that tell the story of the Continental Army and the hardships they faced during the encampment.

Contact Information
1400 N. Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

phone: 610-783-1099
fax: 610-783-1038

website: Visit Official Web Site
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