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Dates: 6/4/2019 - 6/4/2019
City / State: Gettysburg, PA
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Event Type: Guided Walk
Event ID: 113776 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10K - 1A
Description: The walks consists of two 5K Loops. Either loop may be done for 5K credit; both loops must be done for 10K credit. A Guided Walk will be offered for each 5K loop. Participants are not required to participate in the Guided Walk; you may walk on your own. Each Guided Walk will take about two hours. The 5K Town Guided Walk will start at 9:30 AM and will feature the southern end of the town of Gettysburg. The 5K Battlefield Guided Walk will start at 2 PM and will feature the National Cemetery and the "Highwater Mark" area which is where Pickett's Charge occurred.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Take a Walk In a City Park, Underground Railroad, Vice Presidential Walks
Start Times: Start 9 AM - 1 PM (10K) 2 PM (5K); finish by 4 pm.
Location: American Legion Pavilion, Gettysburg Recreation Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: American Legion Pavilion is to the right of the Charlie Sterner Recreation Building, 545 Long Ln, Gettysburg, PA 17325 ***** From the south (Frederick, MD): From US-15N, take Exit 1 in Pennsylvania and follow US-15 Business/Emmitsburg Rd into Gettysburg. Turn left onto Queen St. At the "T" intersection, turn right onto Long Lane. Gettysburg Recreation Park will be on the left. ***** From the west (Chambersburg, PA): Take US-30 East/Chambersburg Pike/Buford Ave into town where it becomes Chambersburg St. Turn right onto Breckenridge St and then immediately turn left onto Long Lane. The Gettysburg Recreation Park will be on the right. ***** From the north (Harrisburg, PA): Take US-15 South. Take the exit for US-30. Turn right onto York Rd (quickly becomes York St). Go through the Square. Turn left onto S. Franklin St. Turn right onto Breckenridge St and then immediately turn left onto Long Lane. The Gettysburg Recreation Park will be on the right. ***** From the east (York, PA): Take US-30 West and cross US-15. US-30W is now York St. Go through the Square and turn left onto S. Franklin St. Turn right onto Breckenridge St and then immediately turn left onto Long Lane. The Gettysburg Recreation Park will be on the right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Dogs are not allowed in the National Cemetery but you can do a detour around the cemetery. ***** Use sunscreen and bring water. ***** Hotel Reservations can be made at the Days Inn Gettysburg at the rate of $81.00 plus tax. Reservations must be made by May 20, 2019 (our block of rooms will probably be reserved before this). Call (717) 334-0030 and request the �York White Rose Wanderers� rate. ***** There are three Year Round Walks, a bike, and a swim in Gettysburg. Walk #2 and the bike pass the Gettysburg Recreation Park. You will be able to register for Walk #2 and the Bike and start from the Gettysburg Recreation Park. *****
Host Club: York White Rose Wanderers
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 309-6088
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E-Mail Contact: thomasjackson@embarqmail.com