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Lake George Battlefield Day Use Area

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Location of Lake George Battlefield in NY State
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Check out the virtual tour for this facility! (leaves DEC's website)

Please be advised that pets are prohibited at all DEC day use areas.

Lake George Battlefield view of Lake George

Visitors to the Lake George Battlefield can see the sites of the Battle of Lake George (1755), which was part of the siege of Fort William Henry (1757) and a major military camp throughout the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The site also housed a hospital and supply base during the early years of the American Revolution (1755-1783). The ruins of an unfinished fort, begun in 1759 and now called Fort George, and numerous other buildings and fortifications can be found throughout the site. Native Americans, explorers, and many other people figure into the history of the site. Many monuments and interpretive panels can be found throughout the Park which commemorate and explain the role the site plays in American (and Canadian) history.

Amenities

BBQ grills, picnic tables, pavilions.

Featured Activities

Picnicking

Picnicking

BBQ grills and picnic tables are scattered through the park. Two pavilions are available for rent.

Rules, Regulations and Outdoor Safety

Monument at Lake George Battlefield
  • No pets

Directions

Get driving directions from Google Maps (leaves DEC website)

Planning and Management

The Amendment to the 1981 Lake George Beach and Battlefield Park Unit Management Plan (UMP) (PDF 1.2 MB) proposes the construction of a new office building to be used as administrative offices for the New York State Lake George Park Commission and visitors interpretive center in the Lake George Battlefield Park on Fort George Road in the Town of Lake George, Warren County.

For more information regarding the UMP for this facility please contact the Bureau of Recreation, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY12233, Telephone 518 457-2500, and email for campground information.

Nearby State Lands

Lake George Beach Day Use Area

Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway Day Use Area

Lake George Battleground Campground

Lake George Islands Campgrounds & Day Use Areas

Hearthstone Point Campground & Day Use Area

Luzerne Campground & Day Use Area

Lake George Wild Forest

Additional Information

Area Attractions

Gas, food, supplies, lodging and dining are all available in the village of Lake George. Visit the Lake George Area (leaves DEC website) can provide information about other recreation, attractions, and amenities in this area.

Historical Interest

Named for the two battles were fought at the historic site. Battlefield Park features interpretive signs throughout the property and historic statues and monuments. Enjoy a self-guided tour with the Tour Lake George Battlefield Brochure (PDF, 96 KB)