Outdoor Winter Attractions
Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA
Don't escape the cold. Embrace it. Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pa., have unique winter experiences you won't find anywhere else. Take a ride in a horse-drawn sleigh, hot air balloon or snowtube, relive history at Valley Forge Park, or explore downtown destinations.
Here are our favorite places for outdoor winter excitement in Montco:
SPRING MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES
Spring Mountain Adventures is Montco's ultimate winter sports destination. Hit the slopes for skiing, snowboarding or snowtubing. The Mountain offers eight trails and slopes for skiers of all skill levels.
NORTHERN STAR FARM
Northern Star Farm offers a ride back through time with authentic horse-drawn sleigh rides through the snow. Families, groups and couples are all welcome for this unique experience in Montgomery County's countryside.
VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
The story of Continental Army's winter encampment in Valley Forge is the stuff of legend, but you can get a feel for it yourself with a visit to Valley Forge National Historical Park. See reconstructed huts where the soldiers lived, tour Washington's encampment Headquarters (weekends only) and discover history like never before.
RED BUFFALO RANCH
Saddle up and explore the trails of Evansburg State Park on horseback. Red Buffalo Ranch offers guided rides for all skill levels that will carry you across snow-covered trails and along frozen creek beds.
ELMWOOD PARK ZOO
The Elmwood Park Zoo, Montgomery County's favorite family fun attractions, is open year-round and offers memorable experiences throughout the winter months. Among those is the Bison Experience presented by Xfinity. Open daily, it offers guests an opportunity to hand-feed America's largest land mammal.
SMALL TOWN SHOPPING
Montgomery County's downtown destinations are home to one-of-a-kind stores and unique shops you won't find anywhere else. Explore destinations like Skippack Village, Ambler, Ardmore, Narberth and the King of Prussia Town Center on your next shopping getaway to Montgomery County.