2018 Spring Hike Schedule

Ranger Talk at Burnside Bridge
Ranger Talk at Burnside Bridge

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March 17th, Saturday – Irish Brigade Hike - This hike will follow the route of the brigade during their attack on the Sunken Road. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

March 25th, Sunday – Cornfield - This hike will explore the I and XII Union Corps' fight against Stonewall Jackson's forces in the Cornfield. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

April 1st, Sunday – East Woods – This ranger led program will focus on the events that unfolded in the East Woods on the 16th and 17th of September 1862. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

April 8th, Sunday – Sunken Road - This hike will explore the II Union Corps' breakthrough of the Confederate defenses in the Sunken Road. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

April 15th, Sunday – West Woods – Join a ranger for a hike that will focus on the action in the West Woods. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

April 22nd, Sunday - Burnside Bridge and Final Attack – This ranger led program will focus on General Burnside's assault on the Lower Bridge as well as the IX Corps' final attack towards Sharpsburg. This program will start at the Lower Bridge, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and we will hike, rain or shine.

April 29th Sunday – Hood’s Counter Attack – Join a park ranger for this program that will focus on one of the numerous attacks in and around the Cornfield. This program will start at the visitor center, 1PM. Each hike is about two miles and will last approximately two hours. Participants should dress for the weather, we will hike, rain or shine.

Last updated: March 13, 2018

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