Basic Information

648 Route 32
Stillwater, NY 12170

Saratoga National Historical Park is located between U.S. Route 4 and N.Y. Route 32, about 4 miles north of the Village of Stillwater, N.Y. The park is roughly 40 miles north of Albany, N.Y. and 14 miles southeast of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. More detailed directions, and downloadable maps, are available on our website.

The park is open year-round, with the exception of a few holidays. Some parts of the park are only open seasonally - view detailed information below.

Visitor Center

This is the park's central visitor center, though it is located in the Saratoga Battlefield part of the park. It offers restrooms, a 20-minute visitor orientation film, a 15-minute fiber-optic battlefield map, the park's Eastern National museum store, annual special exhibits, and topic-focused displays.

Standard Hours

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Additional Information

Battlefield Tour Road

The tour road is open Apr. 1 through Nov. 30, weather permitting - inclement weather can result in delayed opening or early road closure. Tour road hours vary with the season, please view exceptions for more details or call (518) 670-2985. The paved, self-guiding, 10-mile tour road brings visitors to 10 interpretive stops. This includes both the American and British Camps, as well as areas where fighting occurred during the Battles of Saratoga.

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Additional Information

Saratoga Battlefield Pedestrian Access

All hiking trails are for pedestrian use only. Saratoga Battlefield has several miles of hiking trails, including its only marked trail, the 4 1/2 mile Wilkinson Trail - other trails are established but not marked. Pedestrians may also walk the Driving Tour Road using the marked Multi-Use Lane. **NOTE** Driving Tour Road and Wilkinson Trail are NOT plowed or shoveled during winter months.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Monday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Tuesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Wednesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Thursday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Friday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Saturday: Sunrise - Sunset

Philip Schuyler House

This site is closed until 2018 season. This is the country estate of Philip Schuyler. An American general during the Revolutionary War, it was burned down by the northward-retreating British forces after they left the battlefield. Rebuilt by Schuyler after the British surrendered, it took on a new life, and while changing hands a few times, it remains to today.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Additional Information

Saratoga Monument

This site is closed until 2018 season. This 155-foot stone obelisk was built in the last quarter of the 19th century to commemorate the American victory in the Battles of Saratoga. Visitors may climb up its 188 steps to take in amazing views of the surrounding area, with up to 30+ mile visibility on clear days.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Additional Information

Victory Woods

After retreating north from Saratoga Battlefield, the British Army moved west to a ridge top where they made their final defense. Surrounded and nearly out of food, ammunition, and time, they surrendered to the Americans on October 17, 1777. A self-guiding, 1/2 mile developed pathway with interpretive signage brings visitors through Victory Woods. The path is made of plastic lumber and poly-coated pea gravel and is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. **NOTE** path is NOT maintained in winter.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Monday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Tuesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Wednesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Thursday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Friday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Saturday: Sunrise - Sunset

The park experiences all four seasons. Temperatures can be as low as -20 degrees Fahrenheit in winter and as high as 100 degrees Fahrenheit in summer. Check local weather reports for more detailed information.

Saratoga National Historical Park is now a fee-free park!

Entrance Fees:

Saratoga Entrance Fee - $0.00

Entrance fee

Located within the Battlefield portion of the park, this is the central visitor center.

Visitor Center

This is the park's central Visitor Center, located in the northwest corner of Saratoga Battlefield. It offers restrooms, a 20-minute visitor orientation film, 15-minute fiber-optic battlefield map, annual exhibits, topic-focused displays, the park's Eastern National museum store, and park maps and brochures. Visitors can also purchase entrance passes here.

 

Permits & Reservations
For information about Special Use Permits --required for non-traditional park uses (like commercial filming or photography, weddings, public meetings, etc.)-- please go to our Permits & Reservations page.

Pets
Yes, pets are allowed in the park, though there are some basic rules in place for everyone's protection...including your pet's well-being. A full listing can be found on our Pets page...woof!

Last updated: November 27, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

648 Route 32
Stillwater, NY 12170

Phone:

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

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