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The Friends of Valley Forge is now the
Valley Forge Park Alliance

In 1976, Valley Forge became a national park and a group of visionary citizens united as “Friends” to support it. Over forty years later, we have grown into a national alliance of corporations, organizations and individual who share the goals of supporting and protecting the hallowed grounds of Valley Forge but also recognize an ever growing community that extends beyond the boundaries of the Park. To celebrate this milestone, we are now the Valley Forge Park Alliance.

Our mission is to advocate for Valley Forge National Historical Park, to enhance the visitor experience and to promote public appreciation of the Park’s historic, environmental and recreational resources. We welcome you to join the Alliance and help us to support and preserve Valley Forge National Historical Park!

Trail Tuesdays: Weekly Walks in the Park!

Tuesdays 10 am – 11 am walk starts at Alliance table in Visitor Center lower lot Free Event
trail tuesdays

Join us for Trail Tuesdays as we walk, talk, get healthy, and be happy! Walk is for all fitness levels. Dogs and strollers welcome. In case of inclement weather, the walk will be canceled. Contact Molly Duffy for any questions at or call 484-886-5853.

Muhlenberg Days

Saturdays: June 24, July 15, July 29 10 am – 3 pm Muhlenberg Brigade Free Event
Muhlenberg Days

Join Living History staff and volunteers at the Muhlenberg Brigade Huts to experience camp life through interactive activities and special demonstrations such as cooking and bread baking. Living History Volunteers give park visitors an up-close and personal understanding about the experiences and hardships of the encampment.

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series begins June 21

The Lunch and Learn Speaker Series highlights some of the park’s most interesting and significant stories over the lunch hour. All ages are welcome. Bring your own brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the lemonade.

Lunch and Learn programs are free, open to the public, and take place on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm in the Meeting Room at Valley Forge National Historic Park. read more...

July 4th Community Picnic in the Park

Tuesday, July 4 11 am – 3 pm Outdoor Pavilion & Mini Parade Free Event

Celebrate our nation’s independence with historical games, an All-American cook-out, music, and more! Participate in “revolutionary” games and crafts. Grab a burger, hot dog, and other snacks and enjoy a picnic lunch under the shade trees.

July 4th Picnic in the Park

Volunteers Needed

We need 40 volunteers to assist with parking and traffic control and serve as greeters for one of two shifts (2.5 hours each) from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Orientation and training for volunteers will occur during a pizza party on Wed. June 28th from 6 – 7:30 pm. Email for more information.

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