Valley Forge National Historical Park is the site of the third winter encampment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, taking place from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778. The National Park Service preserves the site and interprets the history of the Valley Forge encampment. Originally Valley Forge State Park, it became a national historical park in 1976. The park contains historical buildings, recreated encampment structures, memorials, museums, and recreation facilities.
The park encompasses 3,500 acres and is visited by over 1.2 million people each year. Visitors can see restored historic structures, reconstructed structures such as the iconic log huts, and monuments erected by the states from which the Continental soldiers came.
Park grounds are open daily, year-round from 7 a.m. to dark (1/2 hour after sunset).
Winter: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Summer: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily from Jun 14 – Aug 15
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Free admission. Special activities (cultural programs, picnics, wedding ceremonies, and film and photography projects) may require a Special Use Permit.
Official website http://www.valleyforge.org/things-to-do/national-park/
Phone +1 610 783 1077
Coordinates 40°6'1.739" N -75°26'44.368" E