• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Nearby Attractions

Federal Sites Within a 2.5 hour Distance

Saratoga National Historical Park
118 mi. (about 2hr 26min)
Stillwater, NY 12170-1604
ph# 518-664-9821 ext.224

Women's Rights National Historical Park
85 mi. (about 1hr 36min)
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
ph# 315-568-2991 ext.10

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
129 mi. (about 2hr 15min)
Kinderhook, NY 12106
ph# 518-758-9689

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
83.9 mi. (about 1 hr 35min)
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
ph# 315-568-5987

North Country National Scenic Trail
0 mi. (Trail passes through Fort Stanwix)
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
ph# 608-441-5610

Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor
0 mi. (Corridor passes through Fort Stanwix)
Waterford, NY 12188
ph# 518-327-7000


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Did You Know?

painting, a horse lead by its driver, pulling a canal boat full of people on a blue river

Construction of the Erie Canal began near Rome, NY after the first ceremonial shovel full of earth was turned on July 4, 1817. This canal, located only a few miles away from the ruins of Fort Stanwix, would soon overtake the Oneida Carry as New York's prinicple waterway. More...