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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Gettysburg, PA
Event Name: Walk #2
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108858 2018/Y0047
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 10K - 1A
Description: Mon-Fri, 4:30 am-10pm; Sat, 8-5; Sun, 10-5 Closed all holidays. Tour Operators please make arrangements with the POC. After registering, you must drive to the start at the parking lot for the National Cemetery. ***** There are two 5K trails; either trail may be done for 5K credit. Both trails must be done for 10K credit.*****The 5K Town Trail goes through the Soldiers' National Cemetery, to downtown, and past the stores and restaurants on Steinwehr Ave. The 5K Battlefield Trail goes to the Visitor's Center, to the Pennsylvania Monument, south to the New York Auxiliary Monument, and then back to the "Highwater Mark" part of the battlefield. ***** There are no restrooms at the parking area; however, both trails will pass restrooms within 1K of starting.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Underground Railroad, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
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: If you are visiting Gettysburg and only have time to do one walk, this is the one we recommend. ****** Pets are not allowed inside the Gettysburg National Cemetery but you can do a detour and avoid the cemetery****The "A" Award is a 4" patch featuring the 1st Minnesota Monument which is on the 5K Battlefield Trail.
Host Club: York White Rose Wanderers
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511
Website: sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers
E-Mail Contact: thomasjackson@embarqmail.com