SN: 114570 - 2020 / Y0288

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.


Year Round Walk

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Valley Forge National Historical Park

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

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

Daily, 9am-4pm, closed New Years Day and Christmas Day. 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.

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

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard


The Vallley 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

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.

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website:

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