Big Round Top, Little Round Top, East Cemetery Hill, and Culp’s Hill, which range from 140 to 200 feet above the surrounding landscape, form the high points of the eastern side of the park. Seminary Ridge forms a long north-south ridge on the western side of the park at 60 feet above the surrounding landscape. Little Round Top is the most visited vista and offers a westerly view across Devil’s Den and the “
The park also contains three Observation towers: the Longstreet tower,
Did You Know?
The first shot of the Battle of Gettysburg was fired by an Illinois cavalry officer who used a carbine borrowed from his sergeant. He missed his target.