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Saratoga National Historical Park - Hiking

Capital-Saratoga, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Saratoga National Historical Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Saratoga National Historical Park?

The Saratoga National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located in the Town of Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York. The park preserves the site of the Battles of Saratoga, the first significant American victory of the American Revolutionary War. The park was established in 1938.

The park contains the entire Battlefield of Saratoga, including the sites of the Battles of Freeman's Farm and Bemis Heights. The park also includes the Saratoga Monument, dedicated in 1883 to commemorate the American victory.

The park is open year-round, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Admission is free.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Coordinates
-73.6317491
42.999113

What are the coordinates and address of Saratoga National Historical Park?

Saratoga National Historical Park
(518) 670-2985
648 NY-32, Stillwater, NY 12170, USA

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Starting Point

The Saratoga National Historical Park is located in New York. To get to the start of the trails, take exit 12 off of I-87 and follow the signs to the park.

Why visit Saratoga National Historical Park

The Saratoga National Historical Park is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about the history of the United States. The park is home to several historical sites, including the Battle of Saratoga, which was a major turning point in the American Revolution. The park also offers ranger-led tours and educational programs, so you can learn more about the history of the park and its significance.

Is Saratoga National Historical Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Saratoga National Historical Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities and things to see and do for people of all ages.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Saratoga National Historical Park in New York are hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Visit the Saratoga National Historical Park visitor center for exhibits and a film about the Battle of Saratoga.

2. Tour the battlegrounds where the decisive American victory over the British army took place.

3. Walk through the encampments of the two armies and see how soldiers lived and fought during the Revolutionary War.

4. Visit the Saratoga Monument, which commemorates the American troops who fought in the battle.

5. See the graves of General John Burgoyne and other British officers who were killed in the battle.

Where to eat?

1. The Olde Bryan Inn - A historic inn located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, The Olde Bryan Inn offers a unique and memorable dining experience. With its charming atmosphere and delicious food, it's no wonder that this restaurant is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

2. Hattie's Restaurant - Serving up Southern comfort food with a twist, Hattie's Restaurant is a must-try for anyone visiting Saratoga Springs. From their famous fried chicken to their mouth-watering desserts, there's something on the menu for everyone to enjoy.

3. The Parting Glass - A local favorite, The Parting Glass is a pub and music venue that offers a wide variety of Irish and American cuisine. With live music every night and a large selection of beers on tap, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a night out in Saratoga Springs.

4. The National Hotel - A historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs, The National Hotel offers guests a unique dining experience. With its elegant atmosphere and delicious food, this is the perfect spot for a special occasion.

5. Caffè Lena - A legendary music venue and cafe located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, Caffè Lena is a must-visit for any music lover. With its intimate setting and wide variety of live performances, it's no wonder that Caffè Lena has been around for over 50 years.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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