Saratoga Spa State Park


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Saratoga Spa State Park


Location:Exit 13N off Route 87 (Northway) in Saratoga Springs.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), picnic pavilions (é), food, nature trail, ski trails (12 miles), swimming pool, showers, 2 golf courses, running courses, playground, performing arts center.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, tennis, golf, bicycling, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, ice skating, recreation and cultural programs.
Special Features:A National Historic Landmark, the park's many features include classical architecture, sloped lawns, covered arcades, shady streamside trails, and world-renowned mineral waters. The park is also noted for the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and the Spa Little Theater.
Address:19 Roosevelt Dr
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Phone:518-584-2535
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=124
Size: 2,724 acres.

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Afterwards he was hired to start an environmental education program at Saratoga Spa State Park, then did a stint at Five Rivers where he was the Project WILD coordinator, and went on to coordinate the NYS Parks' Bird Conservation Areas program.
18TH ANNUAL TOUR DE SOL, May 10-14, 2006, Saratoga Spa State Park, Sarasota Springs, NY
Leah Stewart is the Park Naturalist at Saratoga Spa State park, and a three-term SCA alumna.
Rated between "very good" and "outstanding" were Green Lakes State Park course in Fayetteville, another Robert Trent Jones course; the Saratoga Spa State Park course and Soaring Eagles course at Mark Twain State Park, near Elmira, each was rated as a "great value" and were among the top 165 courses.
After skiing at Saratoga Spa State Park, you can soothe tired muscles with a warm mineral bath and massage at the park's Roosevelt bathhouse.
A canopy of stately trees along the "Avenue of the Pines" marks the entrance to the Saratoga Spa State Park. Historic landmarks, with their graceful, arched promenades and nearby reflecting pools, give the feeling that time has stood still here and you have been transported to another era.
At Saratoga Spa State Park, for example, park staff, the NYS Conservation Corps, and Boy Scouts have established a trail to observe birds in varying habitats, and were successful in reestablishing New York's state bird, the Eastern bluebird, to the area.
Rated between "very good" and "outstanding" were Green Lakes State Park course in Fayetteville, another Robert Trent Jones course; Saratoga Spa State Park course and Soaring Eagles course at Mark Twain State Park near Elmira.

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