We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Saratoga National Historical Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 648 Route 32, Stillwater, NY 12170
Phone Number:
+1 518-664-9821
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Site of the historic 1777 Battles of Saratoga, which represented the first...

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 200 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 133
  • 52
    Very good
  • 14
  • 1
  • 0
Great day trip

Great for hikers the avid bird watching wild life galore great in the fall for leaf peeping great if you are out to teach your child about the history of Saratoga

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Tina V
Add Photo Write a Review

200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 200: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for hikers the avid bird watching wild life galore great in the fall for leaf peeping great if you are out to teach your child about the history of Saratoga

Thank Tina V
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
Level Contributor
110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went to the Battlefield unit of the Park. We have been here before. They have a very nice display regarding the Saratoga Revolutionary war battle. We visited the Saratoga Monument on a previous trip. You can hike through the battlefield. There is an MP3 download that I have not as of yet listened to. The hike is mostly flat although... More 

Thank L B
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Battle of Saratoga was probably the most consequential battle of the American Revolution and perhaps one of the most consequential battles in history in that it was the turning point of the revolution. There are a number of books that document the battle and its build up and help the visitor to appreciate its significance. However, the Battlefiled, with... More 

Thank sandman621
Schaghticoke, New York
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you are a history buff, then this is a definite. For those of us who need to be reminded of the past with those that gave us what we have today, it is a reminder. Saratoga holds many surprises for those who travel to this great part of NY! During the summer there are performances by local artists that... More 

Thank 285reb
Alton, Illinois
Level Contributor
155 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Impressive National Park battlefield. The Battle of Saratoga was one of the most important battles of the Revolution. No matter how many accounts of the battle you might read, one can only understand it by seeing the topography of the field. You can accompany the driving tour with audio descriptions of each stop through your mobile phone. They are quite... More 

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Carterville, Illinois
Level Contributor
97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a driving tour about nine miles long. You can stop and go at your own pace. There are a few places that you shouldn't skip and those are noted in the park brochure. Some of the views are beautiful. We were lucky and there were a couple of stops with people giving living history information. Lots of information... More 

Thank Bonnie M
Lubbock, Texas
Level Contributor
71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

An "out-of-the-way historical site, but well worth seeing. I'd been there, as well as Fort Ticonderoga, as a child, so I enjoyed seeing it through my newly retired eyes! We basically had the place to ourselves. Great video to see and easy driving tour. Don't miss Benedict Arnold's boot... and why it's only his boot!

Thank erwretired
Rhode Island
Level Contributor
160 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I hadn't realized anything about the battle that took place in Saratoga, 1777. I was recently on a fall leaf-peeping trip and my guests and I decided this would be a perfect venue for that as well as being immersed in history. This park is gorgeous with incredible vistas as well as fascinating and well laid out memorials, markers and... More 

Thank sjwbigcats
Buffalo, New York
Level Contributor
39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Went a beautiful fall day. Can't beat the scenery. I took my 15 year old daughter, and even she didn't get bored. We drove on the tour road. I would recommend that you scan the QR code in the visitor's center (or look up the app/website) to get the audio for each tour stop. Added a lot of information. I... More 

Thank kmchiavetta
Peoria, Arizona
Level Contributor
134 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Between the movie in the visitors center, the displays ther, and the trip through the battlefield, you surely will learn about the Battle of Saratoga which was one of the turningpoints of the Revalutionary War. If we had not won this one, we may be eating scones and drinking tea now.... The British were stopped in their march southward after... More 

Thank PhilR9

Travellers who viewed Saratoga National Historical Park also viewed


Been to Saratoga National Historical Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Saratoga National Historical Park and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Saratoga National Historical Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?