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Dates: 1/2/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Gettysburg, PA
Event Name: Walk #3
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111202 2019/Y0028
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/15 km - 2B
Description: Mon-Fri, 4:30 am-10pm; Sat, 8-5; Sun, 10-5. Closed all holidays. Tour Operators please make arrangements with the POC. Pets cannot enter the National Cemetery. ***** After registering for the 5K & 10K, you must drive about three miles to the start at the Longstreet Monument/Amphitheater. The 15K starts from the YWCA.***** The 5K Confederate Artillery Trail is and out and back on West Confederate Ave and focuses on the Confederate artillery units that supported Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863. The 5K Horse Trail loops utilizes a portion of the horse trail and roads in the area of the Amphitheater and the Peach Orchard. The 15K trail starts from the YWCA and goes on the Confederate line on Seminary Ridge, past the Peach Orchard and Wheatfield, on the Union line on Cemetery ridge, through the National Cemetery, site of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and the South and West areas of Gettysburg. ***** The trails are on paved park roads, park trails, road shoulders, and city sidewalks. The 5K Horse Trail is dirt and gravel and is not suitable for wheel chairs and strollers will have some difficulty.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Take a Walk In a City Park, Underground Railroad, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times: See comments
Location: Gettysburg YWCA
Start Point / Driving Directions: 909 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (717)334-9171. Refer to the Gettysburg - Walk #1 for directions to start location.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: For some Special Programs, only the 15K Trail qualifies. ***** The "A" Award is a 4" patch featuring the 1st Minnesota Monument..
Host Club: York White Rose Wanderers
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511
Website: sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers
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