Valley Forge National Park on Cross Country Skis in WinterCross Country Skiing Valley Forge Park

Valley Forge National Park is a little know cross country skiers paradise. As you ski through this winter landscape you can't but think of the hardships that George Washington's colonial army endured. This band of patriots spent a hash winter encampment in log cabin and tents were without Gore tex and fleece and could not warm themselves up in the car.

Trails

Valley Forge Park is blessed with open fields that are best explored during the winter months. After a large snow fall, a network of cross country ski trail emerge as the day progress. The powder hounds are the first to the park laying down ski trails. By late afternoon a vas trail network has been created throughout the park.

 

Geo viewing the Colonial Army's cannons

Surveying the Colonial Army's cannons.



Who said cross country skiing is boring, check out this video of downhill cross country action at Valley Forge National Park. The first scene is from above Washington's Headquarter and the second scene is a fast, icy and rocky decent down Mount Joy.




 

Cross country skiing is a great way to enjoy the sight and sounds of Valley Forge National Park.

Barn near General Maxwell Head Quarters

Barn near covered bridge.

Sledder below Anthony Wayne's Statue

Sledding below General Wayne's Statue.

 

Nordic Skiing Valley Forge

Field near the Covered Bridge.

Downhilling near General Maxwell HQ

 

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