Frequently Asked Plan Your Visit Questions

Please visit the Directions page for more details.
The cost is free for both the visitor center and fort exhibits.
If you plan on participating in a permitted activity on park grounds, you may have to pay a fee or apply for a permit before your arrival. Some activities include large rallies and gatherings, photo and video opportunities for profit, weddings, etc. Please look through the National Park Service Permit Applications and Guidelines or call the park at (315) 338-7730 for more information.
Park hours vary throughout the year. The fort grounds are normally closed between late December and early April. Hours for the grounds in others seasons vary. Please visit the park Operation Hours & Seasons page for the most up to date information.
Much of the fort is rebuilt to its original form; the park and its staff happily can make accommodations. The Willett Center is much newer and is fully accessible. Please check the park Accessibility page for more information.
You can find all that information on the following link to the For Teachers page. All educational field trips are free unless otherwise noted.
You can find all that information on the following link to the Group Tours page. All programs are free unless otherwise noted.
The park offers numerous different opportunities for service work for individual scouts, as well as entire troops. Educational field trips can be booked by any troop or council leader for groups ages 5+.

All educational field trips are free unless otherwise noted. To review all options please look through the following Girl Scout and Scouts BSA park pages.
No. National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass and the Senior Parks Pass not are offered at this site as there is no cost to enter Fort Stanwix National Monument and you do not need a pass to enter the park. You can however, acquire the Every Kid in a Park, Military, or Access Passes at Fort Stanwix National Monument whenever the visitor center is open.
Fort Stanwix provides a Junior Ranger Activity Booklet free of charge to children of ALL ages. You could also choose to try the program from home if you are unable to visit the park. Just visit the Fort Stanwix Junior Ranger page for more information about how to participate!
Pets are allowed inside the fort proper as long as they are leashed and under control. They are not however, allowed in any of the enclosed buildings. Please be aware that some areas are much different than your pet may be used to and it is important to watch their reactions for their and all visitors' safety. 


Please click this link for more animal/pet information.
The park provides no concessionaires, but people are welcome to bring their meals to picnic on the park lawn or at the picnic tables outside the visitor center. There are also numerous eateries in Rome on all the main routes into the city. They vary from fast food, to bistros, to sit down restaurants, local and chain. Many are a few blocks walking distance from the park on different side streets.
There are several hotels, motels, and other inns that are available to stay at within a 20 mile radius. Please visit the Rome, NY Chamber of Commerce webpage, for complete listings of what is available.
There are no camp facilities at the park. However there are several facilities within an hours distance or less, both private and state run.
Please visit the Rome NY Chamber of Commerce webpage and the New York State Parks webpage for complete listings.
There are no overnight facilities for the visiting public at the park. Overnights do occur, however, on specific occasion. If you are planning a special event and would like to obtain a Special Use Permit, please call the park at 315-338-7730. Or, if you are part of a living history, scouting, or 4-H group wanting to participate in one of Fort Stanwix's Special Events, please contact the park VIP Coordinator for more information.

Last updated: April 17, 2022

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