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All directions were created starting from Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg. If traveling from a different area, please consult a map or other means to find starting points. Hours of operations are dawn to dusk unless otherwise noted or posted.

Caledonia State Park (Hubble Telescope)

101 Pine Grove Road (Park Office)

Fayetteville, PA 17222-8224

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Directions to Parking Area: Follow Chambersburg Street (Route 30) west approximately 14.6 miles to Route 233. Turn right on Route 233 and turn left into the park in a short distance. The park office is immediately to your left (park in this lot).

Cross Keys Village – The Brethren Home Community (Space Shuttle)

2990 Carlisle Pike

New Oxford, PA 17350

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Directions to Parking Area: Follow Route 30 (York Street/Lincolnway East) east 11.5 miles to Cross Keys Village on your right. You will pass through the square in New Oxford before reaching the Village. Turn right on Village Drive (into Cross Keys Village) before the intersection of Routes 30 and 94. Continue on Village Drive until reaching Harmony Drive. Turn right on Harmony Drive past the Community Center/Campus Inn entrance to the parking lot across from the Harvey S. Kline Wellness Center. It is next to the Welcome Center.

East Berlin Community Park (Astronaut)

128 Water Street (Borough Office)

East Berlin, PA 17316

Directions to East Berlin: Take York Street (Route 30) west approximately 2.3 miles to Route 15 North. Proceed north on Route 15 toward Harrisburg and exit at the East Berlin/Heidlersburg exit (Route 234). Turn right on Route 234 and continue about 8.3 miles into East Berlin. After crossing a bridge and entering East Berlin, take a left on to the first street. (The street is not named.) You will reach North Avenue; East Berlin Community Park should either be across the street in front of you or slightly to the right.

Gettysburg College (Constellation)

300 Carlisle St (W. Stevens St. Parking Lot)

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Directions to Parking Lot: Follow Carlisle Street (Business Route 15) north 0.3 miles to Stevens Street. Turn left on Stevens Street and park in the lot behind the Eisenhower House (Admissions).

Gettysburg National Military Park (Moon and Star)

1195 Baltimore Pike (Park Office)

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Hours: 6am to 10pm

Directions to Tour Stop 14 (Star): Take Baltimore Street (Business Route 15) south approximately .5 mile to fork. Continue straight at intersection, continuing on Baltimore Street/Route 97 for another mile and a half. You will pass the entrance to the Visitor Center (which will be on your right), continuing for another 1/4 mile. Turn left to the entrance of Culp's Hill which is Colgrove Avenue. Follow the tour roads. Colgrove Avenue will turn into Carmen Avenue; proceed on Carmen past Spangler's Spring (on your left), to the fork. Turn right and follow Slocum Avenue up over Culp's Hill to the next stop sign. Turn left and follow Slocum Avenue approximately 700 feet to Auto Tour Stop 14. (There will be a large equestrian monument on your left once you arrive).

Directions to West End Guide Station (Moon): Take Route 30 West and proceed approximately 1/3 of a mile to third traffic signal, where you will bear off to the right to remain on Route 30 West/Chambersburg Pike. Continue on this road for approximately .9 of a mile. After the traffic signal, you will see a large equestrian monument and the statue of standing soldier ahead on your right. At those monuments, take a left, where you will arrive at the West End Guide Station.

Gettysburg Recreation Park (Rocket)

545 Long Lane

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Directions to Park: Follow Baltimore Street (Business Route 15) south approximately 0.3 miles to Breckenridge Street. Turn right on Breckenridge Street and continue 0.2 miles to Long Lane. Turn left on Long Lane and continue to Gettysburg Recreation Park on your right.

Griest Memorial Park (Eclipse)

110 Town Hill Road

York Springs, PA 17372

Directions to Park: Take York Street (Route 30) approximately 2.2 miles to its intersection with US Route 15. Use the right lane to merge onto US-15 North and continue 12.4 miles to the York Springs exit (PA Route 94). Turn right on PA-94 North (Carlisle Street) toward York Springs. Continue 1.3 miles to Town Hill Road. Turn right on Town Hill Road and right again into the park.

Hale Memorial Trail – Arendtsville Borough (Comet)

17 Glenwood Drive

Biglerville, PA 17307

Directions to Trail Entrance: Take Carlisle Street (Business Route 15 / Route 34) north 0.6 miles. Stay straight on Biglerville Road (Route 34) north another 6.2 miles into Biglerville Borough. Turn left on West Hanover Street (PA Route 392) and continue approximately 0.4 miles. Turn left onto PA-234 west and continue 2.2 miles into Arendstville Borough. As you enter the Borough, you will pass a baseball field on your left. Take your next left on Glenwood Drive and proceed to the trail entrance around 20 Glenwood Drive. You will need to park on the road in a residential area. Be respectful of the neighborhood and its residents.

Hollabaugh Bros. Farm Market – Biglerville (Meteor)

545 Carlisle Road

Biglerville, PA 17307

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Hours: 8am-6pm (M-Th); 8am-5pm (F-Sat); 12pm-5pm (Sun)

Directions to Parking Lot: Take Carlisle Street (Business Route 15 / Route 34) north 0.6 miles. Stay straight on Biglerville Road (Route 34) north another 7.5 miles to the market on your right. You will pass through Biglerville Borough.

Carroll Valley Trail (Saturn)

5685 Carroll Valley Road (Borough Office)

Carroll Valley, PA 17320

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Directions to Park: Follow Baltimore Street (Business Route 15) south approximately 0.02 miles to Middle Street (Rt. 116). Turn right onto W. Middle St (Route 116). Travel 8.74 miles then turn slight left onto Fairfield Rd (PA-116). Travel 1.45 miles to the Borough Office address on your right. Park in the lot, closest to the playground area and locate the start of the trail.

Oakside Community Park (Big Dipper)

2880 Table Rock Road

Biglerville, PA 17307

Directions to Park: Follow Carlisle Street (Route 34) north approximately 6.5 miles to Biglerville. Turn right on East Hanover Street (Route 394) and continue as it changes to Table Rock Road. Remain on Table Rock Road (Route 394) about 0.9 miles to Oakside Community Park on the right.

Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg (Little Dipper)

111 Seminary Ridge

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Directions: Take York Street (Route 30) west approximately 0.78 miles (you will be on Buford Ave/Rt. 30). Turn left onto Seminary Ridge. The parking lot for the Museum will be on your right. Park your vehicle and then cross Seminary Ridge, following the red arrows on the sidewalk to the entrance of the museum, which is around the back of the building.

Strawberry Hill Foundation (Earth and Sun)

1537 Mount Hope Road

Fairfield, PA 17320

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Directions: Take Baltimore Street (Business Route 15) south. At the first stop light, turn right onto Middle Street/Route 116 west and follow approximately 8 miles. Right after you see the big blue Strawberry Hill sign, turn right onto Bullfrog Road, which becomes Mount Hope Road. The Nature Classroom and parking lot are on the left, the office is on the right side of the road. 3.5 miles up Mount Hope Road.

 

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