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Outdoor Recreation & Wellness

Outdoor Recreation & Wellness

Get outside and breathe in the fresh air.

If Gettysburg weren’t famous for the battlefield, it would instead be famous for the gorgeous outdoors. With so much natural beauty surrounding the town, it’s no surprise that scenic hiking trails, fantastic golf courses, family-friendly farms and many more outdoor recreation activities dot the landscape.

Head to Caledonia State Park for a day of hiking, swimming, fishing, picnicking and more in the great outdoors.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

Head to the oldest park in the Pennsylvania state park system for quiet solitude spent in nature as well as fun recreational activities like snowmobiling and fishing.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

Start your Gettysburg journey at the heart of the First Day’s Fighting. Located along Seminary Ridge on the National Park Service’s auto tour route, guided tours of the building’s cupola are available offering wonderful battlefield views.

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717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Take a ride back in time and experience the thrill of touring Gettysburg National Military Park on a bicycle using guidebooks and digital maps designed for adventurous history lovers.

154 Cobblestone Court Drive, #110 ,
Victor , NY 14564

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.

717-334-1124 ext. 80

1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Less than 25 miles southwest of Gettysburg in the Catoctin Mountains you’ll find this peaceful oasis with lakes, waterfalls, hiking and more outdoor activities. Give us a visit on your next trip to Gettysburg!

301-271-7574?

14039 Catoctin Hollow Road ,
Thurmont , MD 21788

We strive to enrich the quality of community life through people, parks and programs.

717-334-2028

545 Long Lane ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Summertime when the listening is easy. It brings the park to a full swing of activity. Open seven days a week, come visit with our horses and their animal friends.

717-334-7259

123 Glenwood Drive ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Winter, spring, summer, fall – you’ll find something to do in every season at the 3,500-acre Codorus State Park. Located just a short drive from Gettysburg, we’re the perfect addition to your family vacation.

717-637-2816

2600 Smith Station Road ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Take a day trip to Gifford Pinchot State Park 30 miles northeast of Gettysburg and plan a day of outdoor fun with activities like hiking, horseback riding, swimming, disc golfing, ice skating and more.

717-432-5011

2200 Rosstown Road ,
Lewisberry , PA 17339

Visitors enjoy recreational activities for every season at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Get active with hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing ice skating and much more.

717-486-7174

1100 Pine Grove Road ,
Gardners , PA 17324

Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback – hourly trail rides and narrated tours along the scenic trails of the Gettysburg National Park. No better way to see the Battlefield than on the back of an amazing horse!

717-253-6300

Tours begin at McMillan Woods Youth Campground, West Confederate Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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