National Park Service, New York.
Here, in 1777, during the American War for Independence, American troops battled and beat a British invasion force, marking the first time in world history that a British Army ever surrendered. This crucial victory secured essential foreign recognition and support, instigated world-wide wars, affirmed United States independence, and changed the face of the world.
Saratoga National Historical Park is located between U.S. Route 4 and N.Y. Route 32, about 4 miles north of the Village of Stillwater, N.Y. The park is roughly 40 miles north of Albany, N.Y. and 14 miles southeast of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. More detailed directions, and downloadable maps, are available on our website.