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Saratoga National Historical Park

648 Route 32, Stillwater, NY 12170-1604
+1 518-664-9821
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Important Revolutionary War battle I knew nothing about

Saratoga National Historical Park I recommend using one of the apps that give you a self guided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2017Wine
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
For Revolutionary War Buffs

An important battle site of the Revolutionary War. The area is maintained as it was at the time of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calhu
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Site of the historic 1777 Battles of Saratoga, which represented the first significant victory for the rebels in the American Revolution. Today, the 3,200-acre park is a popular tourism and recreation site and a wildlife conservation area.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“driving tour” (30 reviews)
“visitor center” (57 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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648 Route 32, Stillwater, NY 12170-1604
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+1 518-664-9821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saratoga National Historical Park I recommend using one of the apps that give you a self guided tour of the 10 highlighted stops throughout the park. It's very informative. We spent about 1&1/2 hours going through the grounds. The area is wide open at places...More

Thank 2017Wine
Reviewed 1 week ago

An important battle site of the Revolutionary War. The area is maintained as it was at the time of the war. We had a guided tour with a very knowledgeable guide who at times provided more detail than we could absorb. We got to the...More

Thank Calhu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Visitor Center provided a great deal of background information that helped us to get the most out of our visit. There was an introductory film that explained the battle. Even more informative was this large light-up model of the battlefield that played a presentation...More

Thank agdwsu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As visitors from the UK we learned a lot about the strategic importance of this battle site in the War of Independence, particularly as it was not taught in great depth when I was at school in England. The volunteers were more than happy to...More

Thank GreyPoundLondon
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Saratoga's layout is quintessential "old park" in the best sense. Cozy and welcoming visitor is a great first stop before doing the park tour drive. The drive is well laid out to tell the story of the battle. The overlooks provide some great views of...More

Thank ssdirotm
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We went to the Battlefield on a beautiful fall day to bike around the Tour Road. It was about 8 miles around, 3 reasonable hills, but the rest just beautiful. Then we stopped in the Visitor Center, (found out, no entrance fee here as of...More

Thank lncclc
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This place brings to light the site we're part of the Revolutionary War was fought between farmers, the militia, and the British. Seeing the lay of the land was instrumental in helping to understand what took place during the Revolutionary War. The farmers and the...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is like Gettysburg where you can drive around the battlefield and stop at significant markers to learn more about what occurred there. The park has an app that you can download that tells you the story of each of the stops and I think...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Go to visitor center and watch short movie about the Battle of Saratoga first. Nice one way road around the park. Other part several miles north so get a map at the visitor center. Many steps up Saratoga Monument but nice view. Check ahead for...More

Thank k p
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We went for the day on the anniversary of Sept 19 and was pleasantly surprised to find reinactors playing out what the American and British camps would have been like. There is the option to hike around 10 miles of trails and information stations and...More

Thank Caitlin S
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873janed
5 October 2015|
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Response from Jenswar | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. The only fee for this park was $5 per car and it was good for 5 days. There is a gift shop so you may be able to purchase passes there.
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