Valley Forge National Historical Park, Valley Forge

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At Valley Forge National Historical Park, see the place where George Washington's army set up a military camp to fight the Revolutionary War in the winter of 1777. Walk around or hop on a trolley around the grounds, where you'll see reconstructed log cabins and outdoor baking ovens, as well as many statues and memorials, including an impressive arch. The park also features a museum and a colonial house that served as Washington's headquarters. Rangers stationed all over the park will provide information on every attraction. In addition to history, you can go hiking, watch wildlife, and admire the scenery. With our world travel planner, Valley Forge attractions like Valley Forge National Historical Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I came here for the first time as a teenager years ago. When I started living here I come through the park at least once a month. I’m still in awe of the vast “bleak plateau” where our continental tro...  more »
  • We arrived late in the day so did not have much time to spend in the visitor's center. We received information from the park rangers and set out on the drive around the park. We headed first to Washin...  more »
  • First snow came early this year, but was mostly melted when we hiked Mount Misery and the Valley Creek trail. While Valley Forge National Park has many paved trails, many of which we have biked, Mount...  more »
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