• Scenic rural landscape with green lawn, cloud-flecked blue sky, and autumn foliage punctuated by a small, deep red farmhouse and red cannon carriages.

    Saratoga

    National Historical Park New York

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • 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.

Laws & Policies

2014 Park Compendium

The Saratoga National Historical Park Compendium is available as a downloadable PDF file (184 kb).

If you need a PDF reader program, a free download is available.

 

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information
Please visit
www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

Did You Know?

Modern flag of Germany.

Believe it or not, German soldiers fighting for the British during the American Revolution were actually professional soldiers who were "rented" from their provincial rulers by King George III of England. They were not "mercenaries" (soldiers for hire), but regular soldiers.