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
 

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. See start location below. (2 hours)
 
Date Program Ranger Start Location End Location
Aug 19 Did Meade Begin a Counter-Offensive After Pickett's Charge? Troy Harman Sedgwick Equestrian Monument, Sedgwick Ave. Brooke Avenue.
Aug 20 Who Won the Battle of Gettysburg: Alexander Hays & The Blue Birds Karlton Smith Brian House, Hancock Ave. Brian House
Aug 26 The 147th New York on July 1st Zach Siggins Seminary Ridge Museum 147th New York Monument, Reynolds Avenue
Aug 27 "Into the Vortex of the Confict"
The 12th New Hampshire at Gettysburg
John Hoptak Pennsylvania Monument,
Auto Tour Stop 12.
Klingel Farm,
Emmitsburg Road
 

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

Last updated: August 16, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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