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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Stillwater, NY
Event Name: Saratoga National Historical Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106652 2017/Y1165
Distance - Trail Ratings: 12/10/5 KM - 3C
Description: The Battle of Saratoga, "Turning Point of Revolutionary War"- one of most significant battles in world history - was fought here. Bring water. Open daily: 9-5 Closed major holidays. Tour Road open 4/1 - mid Nov. depending on weather. The main route includes the Wilkinson Trail where battle points of interest are described in a free pamphlet available in the Visitor Center. The trail goes through woods and hilly areas. Some tree roots and stone steps may make the trail slippery in wet weather. An alternate route is available for wheelchairs and strollers and is strongly recommended for all in very wet weather. Walks dependent upon weather conditions. Winter snow shoe route is available dependent upon weather conditions as well. Park fee: $3pp
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daily 9 - 5
Location: Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield Visitor's Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: Use one of 2 entrances to Saratoga National Historical Park: Entrances on Rt. 32 OR Rt. 4. Both are between Stillwater and Schuylerville.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments:
Host Club: Empire State Capital Volkssporters
Contact: Cathy Marrano (518) 885-8804
Website: www.walkescv.org/17saratogabattlefield.html
E-Mail Contact: battlefieldwalk@walkescv.org