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Hickory Hollow Horse Farm

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A crisp fall day on horseback crunching thru the leaves on the trails thru Gettysburg National... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jolene M
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Enjoy the battlefield from a different perspective

Even though it was chilly, we dressed warmly and had a delightful November ride. It's nice that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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“hour ride”(53 reviews)
“horseback tour”(41 reviews)
“longer ride”(9 reviews)
219 Crooked Creek Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7418
+1 717-253-6300
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

First off I am an old time rider of 45 yrs.... Made no difference.... There's a horse for every level! I was most impressed with the quality of the care that was evident in these horses... Well fed... Watered.... And glossy coats and shod hooves......More

5  Thank Lisatanker
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is the not the first horse tour I have done in Gettysburg, but it was the worst! First off the address on the website is NOT the address where the tours depart from. That lead to confusion on my part from the start. We...More

9  Thank Borne2Travel
HickoryHollowAdmin, Manager at Hickory Hollow Horse Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2015

At Hickory Hollow we always appreciate feedback - positive or otherwise - because it gives us the opportunity to better serve our guests. In this particular situation we feel it necessary to address your concerns in order to give our reviewers and future guests the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A crisp fall day on horseback crunching thru the leaves on the trails thru Gettysburg National Military ParK, while listening to an amazing & detailed portrayal of the battle that took place around us. Our Licensed Battlefield Guide, Mary, was inspiring to listen to as...More

Thank Jolene M
Reviewed yesterday

Even though it was chilly, we dressed warmly and had a delightful November ride. It's nice that they were still operating on a weekday given my daughter had a long weekend for the Veterans Day observation. The tour guide and stable operators were all attentive...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The story of the battle of Gettysburg came to life as never before while on this tour. The horses were beautiful and very well trained. The staff’s service is 5 star. I will go again. Don’t forget apples for the horses at the end, special...More

Thank susanbhood1968
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time what a fantastic way to see the battlefield. Tour kind very knowledgeable and interesting. The horses were incredibly well trained. The riding staff were all very professional. They did a fantastic job of matching people to their horses. Great ride even...More

Thank michaelfV6589VL
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really wanted to ride again with Hickory Hollow. We had ridden with them a couple of years ago and this time had our son and his girlfriend with us and they wanted to go. Pam went way out of her way to make sure...More

2  Thank Madrep
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the 2 hour tour with tour guide, excellent experience and she was knowledgeable. The views were amazing and we loved the horses we had. The staff as always available to help when you needed it. Will definitely ride with them again!! Couldn’t have...More

1  Thank April H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pam, Brian, and her team overall were extremely accommodating / professional. My girlfriend and I accidentally went to the farm itself and not the campground in McMillan Woods (where the horse tours actually take off from), hence our running late. I suppose the email confirmation...More

1  Thank 1Gettysburg63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the 2 hour narrative tour. Really enjoyed the whole thing. Perfect weather, great staff. A++

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our experience horse back riding with Hickory Hollow Farm. The staff is amazing and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We will definitely be coming again.

Thank mariagre2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rode with Hickory Hollow on 10/29 for the 2 hour narrative tour. Our battlefield guide, Rick, was amazing. Very knowledgeable and a great story teller. The horses were in good shape and they were very well behaved. My husband and 15 yr old son...More

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Aniston G
9 November 2018|
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Response from Mary P | Reviewed this property |
$90 per person for a 2 hour ride. In my experience, that is about what you should expect to pay.
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!
24 June 2017|
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.
27 February 2017|
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
18 August 2016|
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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
There are two options: 1 or 2 hours. The 2 hour tour is with a battlefield guide.