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Get a behind-the-scenes look into what it's like to be a Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. Ranger Zach Siggins describes what a typical day is like on "A Day in the Life of a Ranger."


Fall Ranger Programs


October 7 - November 19

Free ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Also visit our Calendar for the entire schedule of programs and times. Please note that all programs are weather permitting and subject to change.

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes (90 min)
Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863. Visit the site of Pickett’s Charge, explore the Bloody Angle, and walk in the footsteps of the men who struggled there.
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
Schedule: Saturday and Sunday

Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery (45 min)
Visit the site of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and explore the Soldiers’ National Cemetery where over 3,500 soldiers killed in the battle were laid to rest.
Time: 11 am & 2 pm
Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate, Auto Tour Stop 16
Schedule: Daily

Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top (60 min)
For over an hour on July 2, 1863, Union and Confederate troops battled for possession of this small hill. Explore the rocky summit, see original Union breastworks, and discover why Little Round Top was so important to both armies.
Time: 3 pm
Location: Warren Statue, Little Round Top, Auto Tour Stop 8
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

The 3rd Day and Beyond: Stay and Fight it Out! (45 min)
Visit the site of Pickett’s Charge, the climactic moment of the Battle of Gettysburg, and discover what the outcome of the battle meant for the Union and Confederacy.
Time: 3 pm
Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Last updated: October 11, 2019

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