Ranger Programs at Gettysburg

Magnolia tree in full bloom with Pennsylvania monument in the background.
Gettysburg in Spring. Magnolia tree in full bloom with Pennsylvania monument in the background.

NPS Photo

 

Spring Programming


Enjoy our FREE ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Our Spring program schedule occurs from April 8 - June 9.
 

May 13 - June 9

Title Time Duration Location Days
Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center 10:30am 90 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 11am &
2pm
45 min National Cemetery Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
Hardtack, Mud, and Marching: The Life of the Civil War Soldier 2pm 45 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top 3pm 60 min Warren Statue
Little Round Top Auto Tour Stop 8
Tues/Thurs/Sat
The 3rd Day and Beyond: Stay and Fight it Out! 3pm 45 min National Cemetery Parking Lot
Auto Tour Stop 16
Sun/Mon/Wed/Fri
Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes 4pm 90 min National Cemetery Baltimore St. Gate Fri/Sat/Sun
Living History Programs and Demonstrations See Living History Page for more See Living History Page for more See Living History Page for more Sat/Sun
 

Summer Programming


Enjoy our FREE ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Our Summer program schedule occurs from June 10 - August 13.
 
Title Time(s) Duration Location Day(s)
Battle in a Box 9 am
&
4 pm
30 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Hands on History Cart varies varies Museum
& Visitor Center Lobby and David Wills House
Daily
Meade’s H.Q. Open House 10 am -
4 pm
10 am -
4 pm
Meade’s Headquarters Sat/Sun
Brian Farm Open House 10 am -
4 pm
10 am -
4 pm
Abraham Brian Farm - Hancock Ave. Sat/Sun
Battle Walk 10 am 2 hours Varies. Check at information desk for more. Fri/Sat/Sun
Cemetery Ridge Hike:
Crisis at the Union Center
10:30 am 90 min Ranger Site 2
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 11 am &
3 pm
45 min National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
Join the Army: A Family Program 11 am 60 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
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/Sat
The 1st Day of Battle:
The Devil’s to Pay!
10 am &
1 pm
45 min Eternal Light
Peace Memorial -
Auto Tour Stop 2
Daily
The 2nd Day of Battle:
A Grand Terrible Drama
11:30 am &
2:30 pm
45 min Peach Orchard -
Auto Tour Stop 10
Daily
The 3rd Day and Beyond:
Stay and Fight it Out!
1 pm &
4 pm
45 min National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd. Daily
Cannoneers to Your Post!
Join the Artillery
1 pm 30 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Sat/Sun/Wed/Fri
Summer Reading Adventures 1 pm 60 min Ford Education Center in Museum
& Visitor Center
Sun
Hardtack, Mud, and Marching:
The Life of the Civil War Soldier
2 pm 60 min Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
Care of the Wounded 3 pm 60 min Ranger Site 2
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Daily
The Forgotten Flank:
The Battle for Culp’s Hill
3 pm 60 min Culps Hill
Observation Tower - Slocum Ave.
Sun/Tues/Thurs/Fri
Gettysburg History Hike:
3 Days in 90 Minutes
5 pm 90 min National Cemetery - Baltimore St. Gate Daily
Long Remembered:
Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg
6 pm 75 min Gettysburg Lincoln Train Station -
Carlisle St.
Sun
Sunset on McPherson Ridge 7 pm 60 min McPherson Ridge -
Auto Tour Stop 1
Sat/Sun/Mon/Tues/Wed
History at Sunset 8 pm 60 min Varies. Check at information desk for more. Thurs/Fri
Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods 8:30 pm 60 min Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave. Fri/Sat/Sun
Living History Programs
and Demonstrations
See Living History Page for more See Living History Page for more See Living History Page for more Sat/Sun

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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