The Turning Point

Here, in 1777 during the American War for Independence, American troops battled and beat a British invasion force, marking the first time in world history that a British Army ever surrendered. This crucial victory secured essential foreign recognition and support, fomented world-wide wars, affirmed United States independence, and changed the face of the world. Read More

Revolutionary Soldier in foreground with visitors hiking in background

Experience Saratoga Battlefield

Saratoga Battlefield is the largest of 4 parts making up Saratoga National Historical Park.

A pale yellow, two-story historic house surrounded by large trees and lush lawns.

Philip Schuyler House

The country estate of Philip Schuyler: surveyor, businessman, American Revolutionary War general, and perhaps father of America's canals.

A tall, slender stone obelisk reaches into a clear blue sky.

Saratoga Monument

Built in the last quarter of the 19th century, Saratoga Monument commemorates the American victory in the Battles of Saratoga.

A brown, raised pathway winds amid a lush wooded area. An informational sign sits beside the path.

Victory Woods

General Burgoyne's British Army, retreating north from the Americans, made this ridge their final defense before their surrender.

An L-shaped fieldstone and brown wood sign saying Saratoga National Historical Park.

Directions to the Park

While it takes several roads to get here, it isn't hard, and the destination is so worth it! We have written directions and maps available.

British soldier wearing red coat talking and young girl portraying follower with thread in hand

2017 Calendar of Events

Check out upcoming events for the 2017 season

Last updated: May 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

648 Route 32
Stillwater, NY 12170


(518) 670-2985
Saratoga National Historical Park information desk available daily from 9 AM to 5 PM

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