Gettysburg National Military Park Accessible to Public during Government Shutdown
HOWEVER Eisenhower National Historic Site will be closed during the shutdown.
Dec 22, 2018 - Gettysburg, Pa. – Due to the lapse of appropriations and the subsequent shutdown of the federal government, national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, memorials, and trails at Gettysburg National Military Park will remain accessible to visitors, but emergency and rescue services will be limited.
The film, cyclorama painting and museum exhibits at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center remain open and available to visitors. Licensed Battlefield Guides are available and giving battlefield tours. For reservations call 877-874-2478. Other tours and services may be available; check with providers of these tours for the latest information.
There will be no National Park Service-provided visitor services at Gettysburg National Military Park, including public information, trash collection, and facilities and road maintenance, including snow plowing. All park programs have been canceled, including Winter Lectures, Reading Adventures for Families, and the Battlefield Book Series.
During the shutdown, park social media and websites are not being monitored or updated and may not reflect current conditions. The Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park, including the Annex, will be closed during the shutdown, as will the David Wills House. Eisenhower National Historic Site will be closed during the shutdown.
Please visit www.nps.gov and select “Find a Park” for additional information about access to other parks and sites in this area. However, note that because of the federal government shutdown, NPS social media and websites are not being monitored or updated and may not reflect current conditions.
For updates on the shutdown, please visit www.doi.gov/shutdown.