Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
The 696-acre Pine Grove Furnace State Park is located at the northern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in an area known as South Mountain. Steeped in natural and historical features, many recreational opportunities are available, including:
Sitting near the midpoint of the 2,186-mile Appalachian Trail, The Appalachian Trail Museum pays tribute to the pioneer trail-builders and hikers and their commitment to fitness and conservation. The museum is in the Old Mill Building at 1120 Pine Grove Road (along PA 233) between the Pine Grove Furnace State Park office and the Pine Grove General Store. The museum is open seasonally. Check the website for hours of operation. Admission is free of charge, although donations are welcomed. Parking for the museum is adjacent to the Furnace Stack Picnic Pavilion.
Note: Cell phone coverage is spotty, and often non-existent, in most areas of the park. Please plan accordingly.