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Saratoga National Historical Park

Stillwater, Saratoga County

a fox on a log, battlefield

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Rolling hills with fields and hedgerows paint a pastoral scene belying the desperate battles that took place here during the Revolutionary War. Primarily visited for its historical significance, this 3,000-acre-plus park in Stillwater, Saratoga County, hosts many species of birds and mammals. Designated an Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society, the park provides breeding habitat for grassland birds.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Woodchucks
  • Red fox
  • Cottontail rabbits
  • Wild turkey
  • Red-tailed hawks
  • Kestrels
  • American goldfinches
  • Bobolinks

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Tour road
  • Visitors center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Equestrian trails
  • Visitors center
  • Historic home
  • Battlefield

Accessible Features

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This National Park Service site has some accessible features, including a visitors center.


Battlefield - 3,000 acres; Victory Woods - 22 acres

Closest Town



Go to Google Maps, and enter your address for step-by-step directions to Saratoga National Historical Park. (This link will open a page outside the DEC website. Hold the "Shift" key down, and click on the link to open it in a new window.)

Contact Information

Telephone: 518-664-9821, ext. 2985

Address: 648 Route 32, Stillwater, NY

Website: Saratoga National Historical Park (This link leaves DEC's website).

Photo credits: NYS DEC, Park Ranger Jacquie Tinker