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OVERNIGHT CAMPING AT FORT MIFFLIN

Spend the night in a National Historic Landmark! Your troop will have an authentic and historic experience sure to be remembered for a lifetime. Sleep in barracks used by centuries of soldiers, explore the casemates, raise the spectacular Fort Miffln flag, experience a Ghost Tour, explore the High Battery area, Nature Trail and MORE!

Now booking into March 2019. Book NOW to avoid disappointment.

Your stay includes scheduled activities and plenty of free time to work toward badge/loop requirements under the direction of your own troop leaders (guidelines available upon request).

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DAY TRIP

Day Trips are also available, Monday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm, throughout the year (even when Fort Mifflin is closed to the general public.) When your troop arrives you are met by your own personal Uniformed Interpretive Guide who will assist you in conducting a the Fort Mifflin flag raising ceremony.

Your troop enjoys a tour of the Fort, Uniform and Weapons demonstration (additional $40 charge for cannon demonstration) & the opportunity to explore the area for the day to work on badge/loop requirements.  Grills are available for a $10 cleaning charge (reserve in advance, bring your own charcoal.)  $15 per person, minimum of 20 participants.  $50 deposit required to reserve your date.

From Downtown Philadelphia
South on I-95, take Exit 15 Island Avenue/Enterprise Avenue. At end of exit ramp, you will be on Enterprise Avenue. At stop sign turn left onto Fort Mifflin Road. Follow road, through short tunnel, to the first left turn. After left hand turn, follow signs straight into the Fort. Free Parking is on the left.

From Delaware County
North on I-95, take Exit 13 – Valley Forge/West 291. Bear right and follow sign for Island Avenue. At traffic light (Hilton Hotel on left corner), turn left onto Island Avenue. At stop sign turn left onto Enterprise Avenue. At stop sign, turn right onto Fort Mifflin Road. Follow road, through short tunnel, to the first left turn. After left hand turn, follow signs straight into the Fort. Free Parking is on the left.

GPS USERS
Please use 6400 Hog Island Road, Philadelphia, PA 19153 as Fort Mifflin’s address for best results. We recommend using the directions above.

Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin & Hog Island Roads
Philadelphia, PA 19153

215-685-4167

FortMifflinInfo@gmail.com