SN: 114614 - 2020 / Y1559

ALERT - VC open Thurs thru Mon 10-4; Take walk box outside to register, stamp, etc., return inside when done

Valley Forge is where George Washington’s Continental Army camped during the winter of 1777. This is NOT a battlefield. You will walk along Valley Creek, a covered bridge and the Schuylkill River.

what is the event

Creek Walk

Year Round Walk

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where is the event

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

The address/location to the physical start box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Visitor Center, 1400 North Outer Line Dr., Valley Forge 19406

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

National Parks Centennial Challenge

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

The temporary Visitor's Center is open Thursday thru Monday 10-4., closed New Years Day and Christmas Day. We have been asked when getting the walk box to immediately take the box outside to register, stamp, etc. and not return inside until finished. The surface is partially on a paved multi-use trail, a gravel trail along Valley Creek out to a covered bridge built in 1865, and a natural trail along the Schuylkill River. The walk passes Washington's HQ's and the Washington Memorial Chapel.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10K/5K, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: None

Comments

Access to start point may be affected by COVID-19 virus. The Valley Forge Visitor is currently undergoing an extensive renovation which could last up to 2 yrs. During construction visitors will be directed to trailers in the lower parking lot. The walk box is located in one of the temporary trailers.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

Visitor Center- 1400 North Outer Line Dr., Valley Forge 19406 (610-783-1000). From the South: I-95 North to I-476 North to I-76 West. Continue to US 202 South (Exit 328). **Exit 422 West, stay in right lane and exit Route 23 West; cross intersection (Route 23) into park. Park in the Visitors Parking Lot. The box is located in the Visitor Center behind the main desk. From Pa Turnpike: Exit at Valley Forge Interchange (Exit 326). After toll booth, stay in right lane a short distance to US 202 South. Follow directions (**) above

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.