Weekend Activities

Thank you for your interest in Granite Hill and for perusing our list of themed weekends. We strive to offer a wonderful camping experience as well as a plethora of activities of all kinds for both the young and young at heart.   Reservations are taken one year in advance on a rolling basis.  Current campers have the first opportunity to renew their same site each weekend if done by close of business on Saturday evening.   We are currently taking reservations for the following dates and events 2024.  Did you miss getting a sewer site this year? or your favorite tent site?  Then secure your favorite site or sites now for these fun-filled camping weekends! Groups are highly encouraged to call early to reserve sites together! Keep in mind that holidays and special event weekends like Memorial Weekend and Halloween Weekends usually sell out!  So, call soon!   Activities are held rain or shine (unless there is a safety concern) and subject to change without notice.  Thank you again for visiting our website.  We hope you find the perfect weekend for you and yours!

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OPENING WEEKEND~52nd Season!

APRIL 5-7, 2024

Springtime is officially here and that means it’s time to dust off your camper and make your way to Granite Hill. We hope to make this season one of the best yet and your vacation and stay with us both wonderful and memorable.  Please join us in making s’more memories in kicking off our 52nd season by enjoying a lovely quiet weekend of camping, relaxing by a bonfire in the cool spring weather and watching the world bloom. To kick off the season, our seasonal campers are invited to join in a social hour and potluck dinner.  Please RSVP to Cora in the camp store to let her know if you will be in attendance!

 


SUPERHEROES BOGO WEEKEND

April 12-14, 2024

All are welcome, but heroes are revered with a special BUY ONE GET ONE FREE weekend!  The discount applies to the base rate only and the maximum discount is $53. The discount does not apply on hookup, extra people, and taxes.  Advance reservations are required.  When you come in to camp with us, make sure to show us your military, fire, EMS, police ID and badge. Enjoy the spring weather and participate in a virtual scavenger hunt, test your skills with rod & reel, play mini golf, paddle around Lake Lily!  The activities team is excited to kickoff the season and welcome you back for arts & crafts, ceramics, and games! Call soon to make a weekend’s worth of memories honoring your heroes!

 


EARTH DAY WEEKEND

April 19-21, 2024

This year’s Earth Day is a perfect reminder that we all need to take care of our beautiful land and country.  Now is your chance to be a part of Granite Hill history and help care for the land on which you are camping by sponsoring and naming a new tree to be planted here at the park.  By participating in this event, you and your family for generations to come can return to Granite Hill to visit your family tree!  Boyer Nurseries & Orchards, Inc. a local nursery will be supplying the trees.  Campers are invited to sponsor a Red Maple, Sugar Maple, Pin Oak, Red Bud and possibly some other varieties of trees for $75-$90.  The trees will range in size from 4′-6′ and will be planted at a later date.  Donors and trees will be listed on our campground map and tree markers will be placed for your family to visit year after year! Invest in our planet while enjoying a fun-filled weekend of camping.  Other events include ghost stories, crafts, scavenger hunt and a  horseshoe tournament! Enjoy a quiet Saturday evening making s’more memories ‘round the campfire.

COMPLETE TREE SPONSORSHIP FORM HERE

TROUT DERBY WEEKEND

April 26- 28, 2024

Show off your sgills and flex your fishing mussels this weekend for a chance to win a FREE WEEKEND OF CAMPING at our 52nd Annual Trout Derby! Our trout pond will be fully stocked and ready for you to cast your rod! Men, women, and children are invited to compete for prizes by catching the longest fish within their categories. Whether you catch the prize trout or not, everyone wins with activities all weekend! Call soon to reserve a weekend’s worth of memories! 


MINI GOLF & MINING MANIA

May 3-5, 2024

Whether you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo or May the 4th Granite Hill will gladly accommodate you this weekend! Join us for a family-friendly mini golf tournament for the chance to win various mining rough bags and the Big Bonanza Bucket Jackpot! Age groups will be determined by the turnout, so no one will be left out of the fun. All participants can sign up at check-in, and are encouraged to take a free practice round the night before the tournament on Friday evening. Call today for a fun time of wowing us with your million-dollar swing and mining for gems!

 


MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND & karaoke @ café

May 10-12, 2024

Treat your mom or special mother figure to a weekend all about her! The weekend’s itinerary will begin with happy hour at the Red Shed Café with app & drink specials where moms will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and have the opportunity to meet other amazing women. Our activities directors will pump up the jam and keep the kids entertained on Saturday afternoon so moms can maximize their relaxation. Kids will have the opportunity to make a special craft for mom and Saturday evening the entire family is invited back to the Red Shed for Karaoke at the Café, then retreat back to the campfire and make s’more memories with your wonderful family.   Upon awakening Sunday morning, head back to the Red Shed Café for a complimentary Mother’s Day pancake breakfast! Give the mother in your life what she needs and deserves: a lovely weekend all about her!!!

 


86th GETTYSBURG BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

May 16-19, 2024

Here at Granite Hill, we’d like to think that our Bluegrass Festival is a lot like fine wine and cheese—it only improves with age. Come experience our 86th festival, internationally acclaimed and growing more refined each of the 45 years it’s been in existence.

Call today to purchase tickets for access to a wonderland of interesting vendors, scrumptious foods, great company, and four days worth of live bluegrass. With lineups that include your long-time favorites in addition to nuanced newcomers, along with workshops to teach you the secrets of the trade, your weekend will be spent fully immersed in a genre that is as rich sonically as it is historically. Keep up with the latest Bluegrass Festival news at www.gettysburgbluegrass.com.


MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 23-27, 2024

Gettysburg’s history abounds with moments of valiance, victory, overwhelming loss, and ever-returning hope. Through all its wars and times of change, Gettysburg has blossomed into a vibrant hub for those who wish to celebrate the past and prepare a more fruitful future.

Adams County’s deep and expansive history is precisely what makes Granite Hill a choice Memorial Day location — a long weekend is the perfect time to unwind with games, arts and crafts, tie-dying, horseshoe and shuffleboard tournaments,  some dancing and singing, ghost stories and of course, s’mores! In town, campers can experience the depth of Gettysburg’s roots in any number of ways, including the Memorial Day Parade and following ceremony on May 27th. Call and reserve your favorite site today for a weekend to remember! Check out visitpa.com for more information about all the local happenings! There’s a 3 night minimum to make a reservation.

Memorial Day Parade in Gettysburg Monday, May 27, 2024 at 2 pm, followed by a ceremony in the Gettysburg National Cemetery with a host of guest speakers. Go to visitpa.com for more info.


OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES #1 ~   VELVEETA, JUNE 1

May 31- June 2, 2024

We’ll keep you cheesin’ all weekend long with our 80’s throwback weekend! With activities your kids will love– including (but certainly not limited to) crafts, hayrides, and a horseshoe tournament– plus live music for everyone, it’ll be a win for the whole family! State College’s #1 80’s cover band Velveeta will perform Saturday night at no extra cost to campers, so bring a ques-o’ beer and a koozie and join us at our beautiful Sterling Pavilion for a wonderful evening. Have friends in the area? Admission to the concert is $10 for the public! The ol’ leg warmers are optional, but calling today to reserve your site is encouraged! If you find yourself with some gaps in your itinerary, or if you’d prefer to wave new wave goodbye, visit www.hollabaughbros.com to learn more about the Hollabaugh’s Strawberry Festival happening this weekend, or www.80scheese.com to learn more about Velveeta.

Strawberry Festival at Hollabaugh’s,  June 1 & 2, 2024: hollabaughbros.com


SCHOOL’S OUT CELEBRATION for the kiddos

FOR PARENTS:  HAPPY HOUR w/ LIVE MUSIC, Friday, June 7th with Nick Mich Music (Happy Hour events are open to the general public)

June 7-9, 2024

School’s out for summer and that means it’s time for parents and kid to celebrate the official start to summer break!  Join us at Granite Hill for a weekend full of fun for all ages. Kids will have fun splashing around the pool, trying their luck with rod & reel, painting ceramics, and tie-dying shirts while parent throw horse shoes and enjoy happy hour with Nick Mich at the Red Shed Café. There’s always something fun for everyone at Granite Hill!

Locally~ The streets of Gettysburg will be shining bright all weekend long with the gleaming instruments of 15 different brass bands from around the country.   The 2024 Brass Band Festival is sure to be a bright spot of your weekend here in Gettysburg. Visit their website for scenes from previous festivals and a schedule of events for 2024. gettysburgbrassbandfestival.com


FATHER’S DAY BIG BASS TOURNAMENT & DJ/Karaoke

June 14 -16, 2024

A good man is hard to find, which is precisely why it’s so important to celebrate the ones we’ve found! Kickoff the weekend with happy hour at the Red Shed Café with app & drink specials. Dad will enjoy a complimentary draft beer and have the opportunity to meet a few other good men!   Join in on our Saturday bass tournament at 7am, where the catcher of the longest fish will win a gift card! Dads can face-off in a horseshoe tournament while kids make a gift just for them! Finish off a spectacular day by singing your heart out and getting your boogie on with Dual FX DJ’s Karaoke @ Café.  Sunday morning, Dads can enjoy a delectable, complimentary pancake breakfast at the Red Shed Café when dining with their families! Reserve a spot at Granite Hill and treat your dad, grandfather, uncle, or any other man who’s made a bright impact on your life to a weekend at Granite Hill to thank them for being the person they are!


LUAU & PIG ROAST

June 21-23, 2024

When you’ve been working hard and need a break, sometimes it’s best to just lei down or better yet don your parrot-fan-ilia, tie-dye shirts, grass skirts, and coconut bras, and treat yourself by retreating to Granite Hill for our Tropical Paradise Weekend, where Margaritaville meets Gettysburg’s pastoral splendor.  Enjoy a delicious Pig Roast Potluck and Margaritaville dance party, as well as the usual Granite Hill camping fun!  This weekend, you can participate in a horseshoe tournament, make arts and crafts, tie-dye shirts, wow us with your hula hooping skills, sing, dance and roast s’mores, all in one weekend! For those interested, the pig roast will begin at approximately 2 o’clock in the morning.  Stop by and say hi to Ken as he preps and roasts the sure to be scrumptious pork!!  Advance reservations are required to reserve a spot for dinner, which costs $10 per person (ages 13+), children 12 and under eat for free!  All families joining us for dinner should plan to contribute their favorite camping side dish and dessert to the Buffet buffet!  Call today to reserve a site at Granite Hill— it’s not too often when you can relax in Margaritaville over the weekend and still be back in time for work on Monday!

MAKE DINNER RESERVATIONS HERE

 


POOLSIDE GAMES & COOKOUT

June 28-30, 2024

Pool yourself away from daily life and make a big splash this summer!  Escape the summer heat at our annual pool party with a refreshing dip in the pool, pool games and activities hosted by our amazing activities team and a free poolside cookout to complete your family getaway. We invite you to make your reservations early so your whole family can enjoy the pool party, as well as, backyard games, tie-dying and s’more fun than you can shake a stick at!  We won’t forget to pamper the moms and dads too with a relaxing 30 minute adult only swim too! Dive in and call soon!


INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION & Gettysburg Battle Reenactments

HAPPY HOUR w/ LIVE MUSIC, Friday, July 5th with Nick Mich Music (Happy Hour events are open to the general public)

July 4-8, 2024

248 years ago, America stood together and declared independence from the government that had ruled avariciously over them. This declaration was only the beginning, but it was a step towards a safe, self-determined, self-governed nation. Independence Day is a celebration of the day 248 years ago when the American people united to create a place where their kin could come to relax and enjoy luxuries they never had. Call now to reserve a weekend of honoring your ancestors’ sacrifices by relaxing, spending time with your family, and savoring the liberties they achieved for you!

Celebrate at Granite Hill with a long weekend jammed-full of arts and crafts, tournaments, patriotic tie-dying, singing and dancing with Dual FX DJ’s and more!

Explore Destination Gettysburg  to find information on Gettysburg’s historical, cultural, and other entertaining events for the July 4th weekend.


GETTYSBURG BIKE WEEK & LIVE CONCERT #2 W/SCHIZOPHONIC

July 11-14, 2024

Gettysburg Bike Week events are held at the All Star complex, just a mere 4.4 miles from Granite Hill Camping Resort! These 4.4 miles not only make Granite Hill a convenient and accessible base for Bike Week, but they also provide a pleasant ride to begin and end your days here in Gettysburg. Granite Hill has many activities for you to fill any empty gaps in your Bike Week plans, like a refreshing time in the pool, a cornhole tournament, or you can dominate in a couple games of mini golf! Saturday night, cap off the evening dancing under the stars to the sonic classic rock tunes of SCHIZOPHONIC. Throughout the weekend at the campground, we’ll have plenty of happenings to amuse campers and bikers of all ages and there’s never a wrong time to ride through the mountains and explore the striking scenery of Adams County. Whether you want to do it all or unwind at your campsite after each bustling day of Bike Week, Granite Hill is here to help you have one of the best weekends yet! Call today to reserve your site at Granite Hill! Click here for more information about Gettysburg Bike Week, and here for information about the Hollabaugh’s Blueberry Festival on July 13th and 14th.

Visit Gettysburg Bike Week’s website for more information! www.gettysburgbikeweek.com


COUNTRY TUNES & LINE DANCING

July 19-21, 2024

Woah there, bucko! We hear you ain’t got nothin’ planned for this fine weekend, and it just so happens that we’re fixin’ for a shindig here at Granite Hill! If you’re hankerin’ for a getaway, saddle up and come on over to the campground for a slew of fun festivities such as arts and crafts, hayrides, tournaments, and more! Saturday night, get all gussied up and raise a ruckus with the Dual FX DJ’s featuring all the best country, blues, and rock tunes! Their line dancing instructor will teach you all the right moves for the tunes!  As the night draws on, have a hoot and a half with your family roasting s’mores at your site, or hit the hay under the stars so you can wake up early and play in the pool! No matter what you’re lookin’ for this weekend, Granite Hill has got it all! Call today to reserve a campsite for an escapade that won’t be delayed!

 


CHRISTMAS IN JULY

July 26-28, 2024

According to legend, Christmas in July was first celebrated at a summer camp in 1933, when Keystone Camp in Brevard, N.C. decided to dedicate two days (July 24 and 25) to the holiday! This celebration is all about taking Christmas and winter holiday traditions and making them fun for summer!  Want to go sledding? No problem, Santa’s elves will have the Slip-N-Slide ready for you! Do you wanna build a snowman? Come to Santa’s workshop and try to build a sandman. Pack your lights and blow ups for the decorated campsite competition, be creative! The best traditional and non-traditional decorated sites win prizes.   Pack your Christmas best for pictures with Santa Claus and a special wintery princess and the opportunity to get a jumpstart on your Christmas cards, friendly pets welcome! Bring along a wrapped $5-$10 gift to participate in the white elephant gift exchange (kids only, sign up in the camp store), and make a Christmas ornament at craft time with the elves! Spread some holiday cheer early this year and call today to reserve your favorite site!


SUMMER CONCERT SERIES #3 – NOWHERE SLOW

August 2-4, 2024

Don’t miss one of the last weekends to camp this summer!  Granite Hill will be brimming with activities for kids of all ages!  Campers will enjoy crafts, pool games, hayrides, a horseshoe tournament then watch the sun drop to the horizon from a paddle boat or kayak on Lake Lily. Enjoy the late afternoon breeze while playing a couple rounds of mini golf, and end your action-packed day dancing under the stars to the tunes of Nowhere Slow !  Straight out of Scranton, Pennsylvania, this band is a favorite at House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, Sloppy Joe’s in Key West and Seacrets in Ocean City, Maryland to name a few great venues. With great musicianship, stellar vocals, and over 3900 fans online, Nowhere Slow is always booked back. Once you hear them you will want to reserve a space for their return again next year! Call soon to reserve a site to show your family a perfect summer weekend!

 


MARYLAND CRAB & CORN FEAST

August 9-11, 2024

Sink your claws into a delicious feast here at the campground with our annual Maryland Crab and Adams County Corn Feast! In addition to all the classic Granite Hill fun— roasting s’mores over ghost stories, sunbathing by the pool, going for a hayride jaunt, participating in game tournaments, making arts and crafts, and so on. Saturday night, we will be providing just-caught Maryland Blue Crabs (1’s and 2’s) and fresh, crisp corn on the cob from Adams County! Campers will scuttle back to their campsites to enjoy their feasts. Don’t forget to pack your favorite pickin’ utensils and supplies. Each dozen of crabs will be priced at market prices and includes 6 ears of corn. After treating yourself to a delicious meal, rave on as evening falls to tunes spun by our DJs outside the Sterling Pavilion (weather permitting)! The deadline to reserve your feast is Thursday, August 8th , so call Granite Hill to make shore you can participate in all this weekend’s festivities!

Visit hollabaughbros.com for information about the 30th Annual Hollabaugh’s Peach Fest and gburgrocks.com to learn about a Gettysburg music festival that benefits children struggling with cancer and their families, all happening this weekend!

ORDER CRABS & CORN HERE

87th GETTYSBURG BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

August 15-18, 2024

Here at Granite Hill, we’d like to think that our Bluegrass Festival is a lot like fine wine and cheese—it only improves with age. Come experience our 87th festival, internationally acclaimed and growing more refined each of the 45 years it’s been in existence.

Call today to purchase tickets for access to a wonderland of interesting vendors, scrumptious foods, great company, and four days worth of live bluegrass. With lineups that include your long-time favorites in addition to nuanced newcomers, along with workshops to teach you the secrets of the trade, your weekend will be spent fully immersed in a genre that is as rich sonically as it is historically. Keep up with the latest Bluegrass Festival news at www.gettysburgbluegrass.com.

 

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KIDS’ CARNIVAL WEEKEND

HAPPY HOUR w/ LIVE MUSIC, Saturday, August 24th with Nick Mich Music (Happy Hour events are open to the general public)

August 23 – 25, 2024

Don’t miss one of the last weekends to camp this summer!  Granite Hill will be brimming with activities for kids of all ages!  Campers will enjoy crafts, minute to win it games, tie-dying, a hayride, horseshoe tournament and gem mining then watch the sun drop to the horizon from a paddle boat or kayak on Lake Lily.  Enjoy the late afternoon breeze while playing a couple rounds of mini golf, and end an action-packed day fueling up at the Red Shed Café and making s’mores by the campfire at night. There is always something for everyone at Granite Hill!

Make Granite Hill your base camp for the Battlefield Blast!  After a hot day on the pitch return to GHCR for a refreshing dip in the pool and live music!

Gettysburg Battlefield Blast soccer tournament held locally each year!

 


LABOR DAY WEEKEND – 3 NIGHT MINIMUM

August 29 – September 2, 2024

Need some way to festively finish off a fabulous season? Call us now and book a site at Granite Hill for the last weekend of the summer! The weekend will begin with happy hour at the Red Shed Café with food and drink specials followed by candy bar bingo. We’ll celebrate summer’s end with games, ghost stories, singing and dancing, and more!   Saturday evening DJ Cory from Dual FX DJs will pump up the jams on the Sterling Pavilion while campers dance the night away. Then test your luck at Music Bingo on Sunday evening! We’ll have fun for all ages—from shuffleboard to gem mining to s’mores around the campfire—to leave your family buzzing with warm memories in spite of the cold weather to come. Do not delay, call today to secure your favorite site with a 3 night minimum!


Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

September 6-8, 2024

New this September, the Chamber of Gettysburg & Adams County presents the 20th Anniversary Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival at Granite Hill (formerly held at Gateway Gettysburg). Savor hundreds of wines from Pennsylvania wineries, spirits from Pennsylvania distilleries, and enjoy great live music.  Special camping, Glamping and hotel packages will be offered as well as shuttles to area hotels and downtown Gettysburg. Visit www.gettysburgwine.com for more information on vendors, live entertainment, tickets and more.  And don’t forget to follow the festival on Facebook and join their mailing list for the most up to date information!   While we think you’ll want to attend the wine festival, should you choose not partake in the fun, Granite Hill remains open for camping and festival tickets are not require in order to camp this weekend. Tickets and proper ID are required to enter the festival.  Granite Hill will offer regularly scheduled activities such as arts & crafts, ceramics, tie-dying, tournaments and the Granite Hill Mining Co., Adventure Golf, and Red Shed Café will all be in full operation!

 


PICL BIKE RACE WEEKEND ~ Grinnin’ at Granite

September 13-15, 2024

This weekend will be the 6th anniversary of Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League event held at Granite Hill. Reserve a spot to attend these NICA-sanctioned races which provide student athletes an environment to bring to fruition their competitive aspirations! We guarantee every participating student athlete will be given a fast and fun atmosphere with NICA-refined class-leading professional race promotion, timing, course preparation, and risk management delivered by our highly experienced event promoters.  For more information about PICL, visit http://www.pamtb.org/. There is a two night minimum to reserve a site and advance reservations are highly recommended.  Food options onsite  include the Granite Hill Red Shed Café and two food trucks – TBD.

 


WITCHES AND WIZARDS ~ 8th YEAR

September 20-22, 2024

In June of 1997, J.K. Rowling first released Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the premier of the series. No one had ever before read such wonderful, outlandish words. Readers all over the world became absorbed in the pages, immersed in the wizarding world. Children began to wait outside by their mailboxes come the arrival of their 11th birthdays, hoping to find a letter admitting them to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry engraved with their name.

Join us at Granite Hill for our 8th Annual Witches and Wizards weekend and delight as your daydreams become tangible all around you! Get sorted into your Hogwarts House, make your own wand, stroll down Diagon Alley, attend magical lessons, and participate in a virtual hunt for horcruxes!  Cap off your magical day letting loose and dancing under the stars at the Hogwarts Yule Ball, all with your favorite wizarding friends!  Don’t forget to pack proper attire!

Take your place among your Hogwarts peers of all ages and register today!

This outdoor event is free to campers and not open to the general public.

REIGISTRATION and WAIVER ARE REQUIRED IN ADVANCE TO PARTICIPATE.

WITCHES, WIZARDS, AND MUGGLES REGISTER HERE

 


SUMMER CONCERT SERIES #4 – THE WILLY’S & FAIRFIELD PIPPENFEST

September 27-29, 2024

Upon your arrival on Friday, stop by the Red Shed Café for happy hour with app & drink specials.  This weekend, the cozy town of Fairfield, PA will host Pippinfest, a community yard sale featuring food, entertainment, crafts, and lots of bustling activity! Located just 3 miles west of Granite Hill, about 6 minutes on Route 116, you can spend the weekend finding unique antiques and one-of-a-kind goodies at the various sales that line the quaint little town of Fairfield! Or if you prefer, hang with us at Granite Hill.  Watch the sun drop to the horizon from a paddle boat on Lake Lily, enjoy the late afternoon breeze while playing a couple rounds of mini golf, or see what treasure you discover with the mining sluice .  Saturday night come on down to Sterling Pavilion for a live concert presented by none other then our campers’ favorite, THE WILLY’S !

For information about Pippinfest, please visit www.pippinfest.com or www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com for information about the Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show!

 


FALL CAMPING AT GRANITE HILL & THE NATIONAL APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL

(I) October 4-6, 2024 ~  featuring Ghost Stories round the campfire
(II) October 11-13, 2024 ~  featuring Music Bingo @ Rec Hall

Enjoy crisp mornings and bluebird skies this fall at Granite Hill!  October is peak season for beautiful Adams County and Granite Hill. The National Apple Harvest Festival lies in the orchard-covered mountains surrounding the historic town of Gettysburg, PA. On the twenty minute drive from our campground, you will be submersed in robust pastoral scenes until you reach the town of Arendtsville. There you will find an old-time festival of apple products, live country music, hundreds of arts and crafts vendors, antique autos, steam engines, orchard tours, and an abundance of food! Back at Granite Hill we will have our regularly scheduled activities going on throughout the weekend.  Visit the National Apple Harvest Festival website for all the details: www.appleharvest.com!

 


FANGTASTIC HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS I, II, III

(I) October 17-20, 2024
(II) October 24 – 27, 2024
(III) October 31 – November 3, 2024

Gettysburg has many marks of a fangtastic Halloween vacation location—cool autumn weather, cozy cafes in which to get your pumpkin spice lattes, and frequent ghost sightings! Consequently, Halloween is so popular at Granite Hill that we consecutively host three Halloween weekends in a row during the month of October! Spend some spooky time with the ones you love going on a FREE ghost walk around the campground, roasting s’mores, trick or treating, and decorating pumpkins! Explore our bloodcurdling Haunted Civil War Barn (if you dare), or sashay down the streets of our campground in our costume parade! Whether it’s playing horseshoes, singing karaoke, or goblin’ down some food at the Red Shed Café, we’ve got something to ensure that everyone in the family has the Hallowtime of their life! We specter see you there!

 


VETERAN’S DAY WEEKEND

November 8-10, 2024

This weekend we salute our nation’s veterans!  We thank and honor all the men and women who have served in our country’s military. For more information regarding local events this weekend visit Destination Gettysburg! 

Please join us supporting the Marine Corp Toys for Tots by bringing a toy for the donation box.  Every toy donated earns a free round of mini golf.

When camping with us, please remember that when Mother Nature drops the temperatures below freezing, you must disconnect your hose and we will shut down the water system to prevent the pipes from icing over.  The water system and bathhouses are fully shut down as required by the weather.


DEDICATION DAY AND REMEMBRANCE DAY

November 15-17, 2024

Granite Hill is the perfect base for your travels, dually enabling you to join in on the festivities or retreat from all the hubbub. Join Gettysburg in honoring its history at the Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade and the Annual Remembrance Illumination, both commemorating soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War. You’ll find making memories easy this weekend with such activities as the Old Fashioned Tree Lighting, with free hot chocolate, cookies, carols, and Clause; the Pop Up Pub at the Gettysburg Outlet Shoppes, where you can purchase the products of local breweries; or even the Annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour in nearby Fairfield, which is a free tour featuring the studios and works of local artists! Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade is held on the 16th, in Gettysburg.

Please continue checking Destination Gettysburg’s Events and Safe Travel pages, as well as the GNMP Dedication Day page for any updates.

When camping with us, please remember that when Mother Nature drops the temperatures below freezing, you must disconnect your hose and we will shut down the water system to prevent the pipes from icing over.  The water system and bathhouses are fully shut down as required by the weather.


THANKSGIVING WEEKEND~ CLOSING WEEKEND.

November 21-24, 2024

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Granite Hill! We are pleased to offer limited camping to guests for the holiday on Breezy Hill, Safari Area, Tenting Grove, Stoney Point, and our USA Tent Sites. The west bathhouse will remain open weather permitting, and the main camp section will be closed at this time. While the office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, we’ll give you a reason to be thankful when it opens up on Friday—all gift items will be 30% off on Black Friday! A welcome packet will be left at the night registration box for anyone arriving after hours! Don’t turk us for Granite, call to make your reservations today!

Office Hours for Thanksgiving Week:

Monday – Wednesday 9AM-5PM

Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED

Friday 10AM-4PM

Saturday 10AM-4-PM

Sunday- 9AM-2PM

When camping with us, please remember that when Mother Nature drops the temperatures below freezing, you must disconnect your hose and we will shut down the water system to prevent the pipes from icing over.  The water system and bathhouses are fully shut down as required by the weather.

Farewell and best wishes until next season!  We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and a wonderful holiday season!  We are so grateful for everyone who joined us for our 50th Anniversary season at Granite Hill and we hope you return again and again for years to come!

 

 

WINTER INFORMATION

Camping Facilities are Closed December through March: However, if you are passing through Gettysburg and need a place to stay, give us a call and we will try to accommodate!

Winter Office Hours: Closed December 13- January 2. Open January through March: Monday through Friday 9-5, Closed on Saturdays & Sundays.  If our office is closed, please submit an online reservation request and we will call to confirm your reservation when the office reopens. Please keep in mind that if you submit a reservation request over the weekend, your reservation will be confirmed on the next business day.

Is your SCOUT TROOP interested in a WINTER CAMP out?  Then give us a call!  Winter camping is a big hit for scouts!  Set your tents up on Breezy Hill or the MG Line and use the pavilion behind the office for cooking and meals!  Bathrooms are conveniently located by the office. Reservations required.

 

 

DATES, ACTIVITIES, ENTERTAINMENT, AND LOCAL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

 

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