Wilkinson (hiking) Trail Alternate Route in Effect
Due to conditions along the steep ravine portion of the Wilkinson Trail, an alternate route is in effect. Maps are available at the park visitor center.
A Crucial American Victory
Here in the autumn of 1777, American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory in the Battle of Saratoga renewed patriots’ hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world.Read More
Did You Know?
Camp followers performed a number of important tasks around a Revolutionary War military camp. Mending, laundry, nursing the sick and injured, getting water and firewood, and even scavenging were all necessary for an army.