During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures.
Open to Public
- Park roads, memorials, and trails at Gettysburg National Military Park, will remain accessible to visitors.
- The film, cyclorama painting and museum exhibits at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center remain open and available to visitors.
Closed and Canceled
- All park programs have been canceled, including Winter Lectures, Reading Adventures for Families, and the Battlefield Book Series.
- Eisenhower National Historic Site will be closed during the shutdown.
- The Soldiersâ€™ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park, including the Annex, will be closed during the shutdown.
- Emergency and rescue services will be limited.
- There will be no NPS-provided visitor services at Gettysburg National Military Park, including
— public information
— trash collection
— facilities and road maintenance, including snow plowing.
- Because of the federal government shutdown, NPS social media and websites are not being monitored or updated and may not reflect current conditions.
The NPS will not be providing services for the McMillan Woods youth group campground, including maintenance, janitorial, bathrooms, check-in/check-out, and reservations. However, visitors in NPS-operated campgrounds will not be asked to leave unless safety concerns require such action.
Visitors holding campground reservations should be aware that there is no guarantee their reserved campsite will be ready and available should they arrive during a government shutdown.
For updates on the shutdown, please visit www.doi.gov/shutdown.