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Saratoga National Historic Park  

Stillwater, New York


Organization Description:

Saratoga National Historical Park is located in the scenic upper Hudson River Valley in the towns of Stillwater and Saratoga, New York. The park preserves sites associated with a significant American military victory during the Revolution. The battles of Saratoga rank among the most decisive in world history. Here in 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender.

Organization Goals: 

​The National Park Service preserves the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country. 


Phenology Project Description:

Saratoga NHP began the Battlefield Phenology Trail in 2010 and has made additions to species and number of individuals over the years. In 2012 the Victory Woods, Phenology Trail was created. 

To learn more or get involved: 

Which species are being studied?


Battlefield Trail


Trees and Shrubs 


  • Fragaria virginiana - Virginia strawberry 

  • Podophyllum peltatum - mayapple 

  • Andropogon gerardii - big bluestem 



  • Odocoileus virginianus - white-tailed deer 


  • Lithobates clamitans - green frog 

Victory Woods Trail



Trees and Shrubs 


Photos by: Jacquie Tinker

Photo by: Jacquie Tinker

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