SN: 114570 - 2020 / Y0288

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; no battle was fought here except against hunger, disease, cold and fatigue.

what is the event

Historic

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Montgomery County

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Valley Forge National Historical Park

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

National Parks Centennial Challenge

Points of Reference

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 walk is mostly on blacktop multi-use trails in rolling countryside in the most historical part of the park. Passes most major memorials, log huts and Washington's HQ's.

conditions for the event

Distance: 12K/8K, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments

Access to start point may be affected by COVID-19 virus. The Valley Forge Visitor Center is currently undergoing an extensive renovation which could last up to 2 yrs. During construction visitors will be directed to trailers located 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). Refer to Valley Forge - Creek (Y1559) for directions to start location.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

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