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Best trails in Gettysburg National Military Park

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Looking for a great trail in Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Gettysburg National Military Park ranging from 0.8 to 10.3 miles and from 521 to 784 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

A New Birth of Freedom The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address". The park is open daily from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. April 1 to October 31, and 6:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. November 1 to March 31.

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Map of trails in Gettysburg National Military Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
717-334-1124
Top trails (5)
#1 - The Billy Yank Trail
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
This trail was set up by the local Boy Scouts of America Council and is meant to be a historical experience. Booklets are available in the visitor's center for about $2. The booklet contains historic Show more
#2 - Gettysburg Trail
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Gettysburg Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#3 - Johnny Reb Trail
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Note: The trail begins at the National Cemetery which does not allow dogs, however the rest of the trail is accessible to dogs. In order to take your dog, please access the trail through another trailShow more
#4 - Culps Hill
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
NOTE: Dogs are not allowed inside the cemetery, building or museum. Show more
#5 - Big Round Top
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 27 m
Big Round Top is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more