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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Gettysburg, PA
Event Name: Battlefield Bike
Event Type: Year Round Bike
Event ID: 108232 2018/Y1095
Distance - Trail Ratings: 15 & 26 km - 2A
Description: Mon-Fri, 4:30 am-10pm; Sat, 8-5; Sun, 10-5 Closed most holidays. This trail starts at the YWCA. The 26K route is a figure 8 on paved roads around and through the Battlefield and Gettysburg. The 15K route is only half of the figure 8. The 26K route covers most of the major parts of the battlefield and bicycling is an excellent way to tour the battlefield. The 15K route is only thru parts of the battlefield for the first day of the battle and the Spangler Spring/Culps Hill/East Cemetery Hill parts of the battlefield from the second day. You will be bicycling with vehicular traffic
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: See Description
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: The Gettysburg Battlefield is dominated by hills (Seminary Ridge, Culp's Hill, Little Round Top, etc) and the bike route goes up the hills. Helmets must be worn. ***** the "A" Award is a 4" patch featuring the 1st Minnesota Monument which is passed on the 26K route for the bike ride.
Host Club: York White Rose Wanderers
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511
Website: sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers
E-Mail Contact: ywrw@hotmail.com