Antietam NPS has posted their 2008 schedule. Here are the hikes for Spring 2008:
March 16-The Advance of the Irish Brigade
This battlefield hike will meet near the Stone Observation Tower at 1:15 p.m.
It will follow in the footsteps of the Irish Brigade during its assault on the Sunken Road.
March 30-Union Advance HikeThe Burnside Bridge
This hike will meet at Auto Tour Stop # 9, Burnside Bridge, at 1:15 p.m.
The ranger led program will follow the trail on the eastern side of the Antietam Creek and will explore the numerous attempts by the Federal forces to carry the bridge.
April 6-Middle Bridge Hike
Meet the ranger at the National Cemetery parking lot on Route 34 for this hike that will explore the action that occurred around the Middle Bridge. The hike will begin at 1:15 p.m.
April 13-The West Woods
This battlefield hike will begin near the New York State Monument at 1:15 p.m.
It will focus on the deadly fighting in and around the West Woods.
April 20-Final Attack HikeAttack on Lee's Right
This battlefield hike will begin near Tour Stop #9, Burnside Bridge, at 1:15 p.m.
The most rugged section of the battlefield will be explored on this hike including Snavely�s Ford, Lower Cornfield, Narrow Cornfield, and the Hawkin�s Zouave Monument.
April 27-Cornfield Hike: meet the Ranger at Tour Stop # 2, The North Woods, at 1:15 p.m.
This hike will explore the attacks and counter attacks that took place on the northern part of the battlefield.
May 4-Sunken Road Hike: meet the ranger behind the visitor center at 1:15 p.m.
The attacks by the Federal troops upon the Sunken Road, as well as the Confederate defenses will be explored during this hike.
Full 2008 schedule is at:
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