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Hickory Hollow Horse Farm

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219 Crooked Creek Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7418
+1 717-253-6300
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AMAZING, FUN, INFORMATIVE, PROFESSIONAL.

Beautiful majestic horses who love their jobs. You get to see the Battlefield from a unique... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Zeus I
Great way to experience Gettysburg

After finding this tour on Trip Adviser, we called to reserve three spots for a Saturday. We... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Craig P
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“hour ride” (53 reviews)
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219 Crooked Creek Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7418
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"hour ride"
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"beginner riders"
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"battlefield guide"
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"enjoyable ride"
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"great ride"
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"riding experience"
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"licensed guide"
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"entire ride"
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"highlight of our trip"
in 16 reviews
"took pictures"
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"different perspective"
in 12 reviews
"fantastic experience"
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"longer tour"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"two hours"
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"a wonderful job"
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Beautiful majestic horses who love their jobs. You get to see the Battlefield from a unique perspective. Enjoy the views while listening to a knowledgeable narrator, in our case Terry, explaining the battle of Gettysburg. Very friendly owner (Pam) and support staff. No question is...More

1  Thank Zeus I
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

After finding this tour on Trip Adviser, we called to reserve three spots for a Saturday. We received a response within a day, and they were very helpful in accommodating us on short notice. Two of us had never ridden before, but the guides made...More

1  Thank Craig P
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

My boyfriend and I are big civil war history nerds! We did the licensed 2 hour tour and loved it! Definitely was the highlight of our trip! Would highly recommend to all ages and horse experience! Best way to see the battlefield and see what...More

1  Thank Caroline K
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

You simply cannot have a better way to view the terrain as the soldiers who fought did than on horseback. Hickory Hollow provided wonderfully behaved and trained horses (my two teens had never ridden before and had no issues with and absolutely loved their horses)....More

1  Thank KMcG73
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

My husband and I have toured 2 times with Hickory Hollow and each time was an excellent experience! Gentle and well trained horses, a knowledgeable staff, and historian who leads the tour.

2  Thank pjladson
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

My 10 year-old son and I did the tour with the licensed battlefield guide. It was amazing. The Hickory Hollow team took great care of us and the guide was terrific. Worth every penny!

2  Thank Beth B
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We really enjoyed our 2 hour tour on horseback of the Gettysburg Battlefield site. Pam of Hickory Hollow Farms was an excellent with all of us on the tour (some were new riders). We really got a great experience today, and seeing the actual battle...More

2  Thank HazelHamel
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My 2 sons and myself went on a 2 hour horseback ride through the Gettysburg's Battlefield,with Hickory Hollow Farms. We have been to Gettyburg a million times and it never gets old, BUT on horseback it was AMAZING! Pam and her staff did such a...More

2  Thank TonyAnzalone
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This was my first time riding a horse! The setting was actually a horseback tour of the Gettysburg battlefield, and the folks from Hickory Hollow Horse Farm made getting up to speed easy. I felt confident (well, as confident as anyone on a horse for...More

2  Thank Rubyflux
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This was a really cool way to experience the battlefield. We had booked with another company that canceled and so we went with Hickory Hollow. It was an absolutely perfect day to ride. We arrived half an hour early, which you must do to sign...More

1  Thank Jeanne N
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Debbie W
22 December 2017|
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Response from j0chef | Reviewed this property |
Deb, Hickory Hollow to would have to answer your question about availability but I would contact them as soon as you can. Great tour!
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Trail1998
24 June 2017|
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Response from Sandra S | Reviewed this property |
their website has a place to contact them and they were very responsive. I'd suggest posting your question directly to them.
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whisar18
28 February 2017|
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Response from Lizbailey85 |
Hi there! We tend to book up very quickly during the anniversary, so the sooner you know your plans the better. Just give us a call and we will do our best to work with you and get you in the saddle. We can accommodate... More
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