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Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine

Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine

Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine
Located in Saratoga County
Image Courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Park (Public).

Features: The springs, tufa terrace, and flat-lying snake hill shale; travertine.

Feature Type: Hyrdothermal.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook,
74th Annual Meeting 2002; Late Cambrian (Sauk) Carbonate Facies in Hudson-Mohawk Valley of Eastern NYS.

Quadrangle: Saratoga Springs.

Reason for Designation: Unique, Scenic.