Ranger Programs at Gettysburg

Park rangers present interpretive tours and programs throughout the park.
Park Rangers present interpretive tours and programs throughout the park.

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Fall Ranger Programs


Enjoy our FREE ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Our Fall Ranger Program schedule begins August 14 and runs through November 19.
 

August 14 - October 16

Program Time(s) Duration Location Day(s)
Cemetery Ridge Hike:
Crisis at the Union Center
10:30 am 90 min Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center Daily
Battle Walk 10 am 2 hours Varies. See below or check at information desk for more. Sat/Sun
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 11 am & 2 pm 45 min National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
Hold to the Last!
The Battle for Little Round Top
11 am 60 min Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8 Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat
Those Who Fought Here: The Life of the Civil War Soldier 2 pm 60 min Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center Sun/Tues/Thurs
Care of the Wounded 2 pm 60 min Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat
Battlefield in a Box 4 pm 30 min Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center Daily
Gettysburg History Hike: 3 Days in 90 Minutes 5 pm 90 min National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
 

October 17 - November 19

Title Time(s) Duration Location Day(s)
Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center 10:30 am 90 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 11 am & 2 pm 45 min National Cemetery, Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
Hold to the Last!
The Battle for Little Round Top
3 pm 60 min Warren Statue
Little Round Top,
Auto Tour Stop 8
Mon/Wed/Sat
The 3rd Day and Beyond:
Stay and Fight it Out!
3 pm 45 min Abraham Brian Farm, Hancock Ave. Sun/Tues/Thurs/Fri
Gettysburg History Hike:
3 Days in 90 Minutes
4 pm 90 min National Cemetery, Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
 

Battle Walks


Want to experience the battlefield from the same vantage point as the men who fought there? Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.
Water, insect repellent, a hat, and proper foot gear are highly recommended. Programs begin at 10 am. Schedule is subject to change. Call 717-334-1124 for more information. See start location below. (2 hours)
 
Date Program Ranger Start Location End Location
Sept 30 Samuel Johnston's Sunrise Reconnaissance Troy Harman Longstreet Tower, West Confederate Ave. Auto Tour Stop 7, South Confederate Ave.
 
Date Program Ranger Start Location End Location
Oct 1 Lincoln at Gettysburg Karlton Smith Gettysburg Lincoln Train Station Soldiers’ National Cemetery,
Auto Tour Stop 16
Oct 7 In the Footsteps of Winfield S. Hancock on July 3 Matt Atkinson Abram Brian Farm, North Hancock Avenue Pennsylvania Memorial, Auto Tour Stop 12
Oct 8 Sickles' Reconnaissance of Pitzer Woods Caitlin Brown Peach Orchard, Auto Tour Stop 10 Pitzer Woods,
Auto Tour Stop 6
Oct 14 Sentinels in Stone: Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg Daniel Vermilya

North Carolina Memorial, Auto Tour Stop 4

Pitzer Woods,
Auto Tour Stop 6
Oct 15 Pickett’s Charge Bert Barnett Virginia Memorial,
Auto Tour Stop 5
High Water Mark,
Auto Tour Stop 15

Last updated: September 25, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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