The project focuses on improving accessibility and interpretation of the Saratoga Battlefield, where the series of battles that became the turning point of the American Revolution occurred. The work includes rehabilitating the parking areas and pathways at all tour stops to address deferred maintenance, improve accessibility, and replace aging waysides exhibits to enhance the interpretation experience of the battlefield. [Read more…] about Saratoga Battlefield Park Rehabilitation Project Begins
Saratoga National Historical Park
The Saratoga County History Center will host “In Memoriam: Casualties of the Battles of Saratoga,” a virtual presentation using genealogy to examine the American casualties during the Battles of Saratoga, set for Friday, February 18th. [Read more…] about Casualties of the Battles of Saratoga (Virtual Program)
Extensive work on the park’s self-guided battlefield Tour Road will begin in 2022 and is expected to result in increased accessibility and visible improvements to the parking areas, trailheads, walkways, seating, exhibits and viewing areas along the ten-mile-long route. [Read more…] about Saratoga National Historical Park Getting $6.6M For Infrastructure
The Saratoga Surrender Site, where the British Army surrendered during the 1777 Battles of Saratoga, will now be managed by the National Park Service as part of the Saratoga National Park. [Read more…] about National Park Service to Manage Saratoga Surrender Site
Saratoga National Historical Park is planning a series of prescribed fires in the coming weeks. The areas to be burned this year include approximately 40 acres of grasses, shrubs, and woodlands on the hillsides around Stop 3 and Stop 9 on the Park Tour Road. [Read more…] about Prescribed Burns Planned at Saratoga Battlefield
The National Park Service has named Leslie Morlock Superintendent of Saratoga National Historical Park. Morlock begins her new role on March 28, 2021. [Read more…] about Saratoga NHP Announces New Superintendent
Beginning December 1st, the park’s tour road will be closed until April 1st. Winter weather may cause an earlier closure or delay opening. [Read more…] about Saratoga National Park Announces Winter Hours
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Saratoga National Historical Park (NHP) is increasing recreational access.
In consultation with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Saratoga National Historical Park has cancelled the Naturalization Ceremony, traditionally held on July 4th.
The popular event draws hundreds of visitors and participants to witness the moving ceremony of citizens taking the oath of allegiance for the first time. The size of the crowd, and nature of the seated event, makes it unsafe to carry out during the ongoinng pandemic. [Read more…] about Citizenship Ceremony Cancelled At Saratoga Battlefield
The National Park Service today announced the suspension of operations at Saratoga National Historical Park (NHP), effective Wednesday, March 18.
All facilities and buildings at the Battlefield Unit and Schuylerville Site are closed. The grounds are open sunrise to sunset and to be used at your own risk as there is no emergency staff on site. [Read more…] about Saratoga Battlefield Visitor Center Closure