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Address: West Confederate Avenue, McMillan Woods Youth Campground, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: +1 866-907-0633
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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History comes to life at Confederate Trails. We now offer featured rides...

History comes to life at Confederate Trails. We now offer featured rides with living historians in period dress who will tell you what life was like during the time of the Civil War. For those who love in-depth history, the Licensed Battlefield Guide is the only way to go. The battlefield story unfolds as you ride right where the soldiers were - experiencing the power of this important time in our nation's history from the center of the battlefield itself. Horse lovers and historians alike will enjoy this ride. Our horses have all been awarded healthy horse certification by a premier Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The horses are very friendly and mild mannered. We look forward to riding with you.

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Confederate Trails of Gettysburg Horseback Trail Ride

I did the 2 hour 8AM Licensed Guided Horseback Trail Ride in July. This is the best time to go since it is not so hot and thunderstorms are usual in the afternoon during the hot... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Greenfield Center, New York
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Greenfield Center, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did the 2 hour 8AM Licensed Guided Horseback Trail Ride in July. This is the best time to go since it is not so hot and thunderstorms are usual in the afternoon during the hot Summer months. The Licensed Guide was very knowledgeable and the head phones helped so everyone could hear him. The ride through the battlefield was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Better than walking, driving or riding in a bus. Have you ever been on a tour and been unable to hear your guide? Well not with this tour group. This tour group gives each rider a small radio and a comfortable earpiece to wear that other groups do not. Tim a well spoken and extremely knowledgeable and licensed tour guide... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff was very friendly ans knowledgeable about the horses Just loved the experience Would very much book with them again

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darah g, Guest Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

We love our Horses and love our guests! So glad you enjoyed yourself... and can't wait to see you again! Maybe next time you can ride with our sister company Victorian Carriage Company and take a 1 or 2 hour guided tour of a different part of the battlefield! More 

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived and met the wonderful ladies that take care of the horses and paired us with the horse that met our experience levels (all the horses are very calm). Our guide, Dale, was exceptional, knowing all the details of the battle in addition to info on events preceding and after the event. The speaker system, each rider has there... More 

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darah g, Guest Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

This is what we love to hear! Thank you for mentioning how we do take the time to match you up with a horse that matches your experience. Our horses are all very calm and love taking guests out on rides.... and our horses are like family and like family we all have our days so we recognize when our... More 

Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time - very professional group, very friendly! Horses behaved well too :-). I would definitely do this again!

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darah g, Guest Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour! Professional and fun is what we do! Hope to see you again! More 

Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Horseback riding on battlefield was awesome ,the girl ,The Guild were Great,the horses were very gentle,A must Do🙃👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

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darah g, Guest Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

We are so happy you loved riding with us! Our Horses are the best (maybe a bit biased) :) but our riders tells us they are too! Thank you for letting us know you loved your tour with us! More 

Gulf Breeze
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't wait to take a tour of the battlefield on horseback. I was not disappointed. It's a must to do it with a battlefield guide. My tween thought it was great also!

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darah g, Guest Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

It is always wonderful when a tween is happy on vacation!!! We love or guides and after they are awesome! Thank you for letting us know you loved your tour with us! More 

Macon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been all over the world and this has to rank up there with the top 5 historic tours I have ever done ! Experiencing the battlefields of Gettysburg on horseback is something few will ever do - we w plan to do this each year as a family ! Terrific time for all - great guides, great horses... More 

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darah g, Public Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

All over the world we rank in the top five? Now that is amazing! Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and we are so glad we were able to make your trip wonderful!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful ride our granddaughter enjoyed listing to the girls tell of the history of the battle. I liked the horses and the ride was so comfortable as I have difficulty in walking and sitting it was easy to get on and off. Would recommend this ride for everyone.

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darah g, Public Relations Manager at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, responded to this review

So you agree our new carriages with airride suspension are just awesome!! We are so very glad you enjoyed yourselves, and were able to do so in comfort!! Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your time with us!! More 

Terra Alta, West Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what I was MOST looking forward to during our trip, but it ended up being the most disappointing part. :( I would not recommend this to anyone who is interested in learning about Gettysburg! The Confederate Trails website indicates that someone in time-period clothing will guide the trail ride, and this is NOT true. Rather, each rider is... More 

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