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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Valley Forge, PA
Event Name: Creek Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109260 2018/Y1559
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 2B
Description: Daily, 9am - 4pm, closed New Years Day and Christmas Day. The surface is partially on a paved multi-use trail, a gravel trail along Valley Creek out to a covered bridge built in 1865, and a natural trail along the Schuylkill River. The walk passes Washington's HQ's, a tree originally planted by George Washington, and the Washington Memorial Chapel.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Trekking With the Trees, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
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Location: Valley Forge National Historical Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: Visitor Center- 1400 North Outer Line Dr., Valley Forge 19406 (610-783-1000). From the South: I-95 North to I-476 North to I-76 West. Continue to US 202 South (Exit 328). **Exit 422 West, stay in right lane and exit Route 23 West; cross intersection (Route 23) into park. Park in the Visitors Parking Lot. The box is located in the Visitor Center behind the main desk. From Pa Turnpike: Exit at Valley Forge Interchange (Exit 326). After toll booth, stay in right lane a short distance to US 202 South. Follow directions (**) above
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Valley Forge Visitor Center will undergo an extensive renovation beginning 12/14/18. During construction visitors will be directed to trailers in the lower parking lot. The walk box will be moved to the temporary trailers until the construction is completed.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Sandy Beckius (610) 489-8769
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