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


    National Historical Park New York

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  • 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.


Weather / Climate

Local Weather Conditions and Forecast:
The Weather Channel
National Weather Service
Saratoga National Historical Park weather station

(NOTE: Park weather station does not measure winter precipitation.)

General Weather:
The Park lies within a temperate zone and experiences four full seasons.

  • Summer Conditions:
    High temperatures
    can reach the uppper 80s and occasionally upper 90s (Farenheit). Humidity runs from around 40 percent to the upper 70 percent range.
    Low temperatures generally reach the 60s, but can range from the 50s to the 70s.
    Precipitation: varied rain forms (sprinkles, showers, downpours, thunderstorms)
  • Autumn Conditions:
    High temperatures
    average 50s and 60s, but may reach as high as the lower 80s or as low as the upper 40s.
    Low temperatures can range from the mid-30s to the upper 40s.
    Precipitation: varied rain, generally without thunderstorms
  • Winter Conditions:
    High temperatures
    may range from the 20s to the upper 30s.
    Low temperatures can drop as far as the -10 degree range or hover around the 20 degree mark.
    Precipitation: generally snow, occasionally sleet or freezing rain; cold, non-freezing rain also possible
  • Spring Conditions:
    High temperatures
    can run from around the 40 degree mark to the lower to mid-60s.
    Low temperatures may run from the 20s or 30s to the low to mid-40s.
    Precipitation: usually rain, occasional thunderstorms

Did You Know?

Left to right: modern flags of France, Spain, the Netherlands.

Like a pebble cast into still waters, the American victory in the Battle of Saratoga sent political ripples across the world. France became an ally of the United States. Spain and the Netherlands both provided limited, unofficial aid to the U.S.