Jan 1- Dec 31, 2017
Cities in Song
|Food for Thought|
|Honoring Our Flag|| Make
a Wish - Water Fountains
|Nat'l Register of Historic Places||
Points of Reference
||Take a Walk in a
||US Post Offices
|Walk the USA -
Street by Street
|| Walking the
Path of Invention
|You'll Never Walk Alone|
Four Seasons Natural Foods -
120 Henry St.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
8:00AM-8:00PM; (closed on New Year's Day)
Call ahead to verify hours.
Description: The trail is
rated 1A and follows streets and sidewalks of the city of
Historic Saratoga Springs,
passing many Victorian homes & shop fronts, past world-famous mineral springs, the 19th-century Canfield Casino & Italian Gardens in the city’s park,
Empire State College, past the Race Track, Casino, Skidmore College and the main streets of the city. Suitable for wheelchairs and baby strollers.
Some assistance may be required. Besides the former D&H station on the route is the form site of the The McGregor Railway:
The current home located at the corner of North Broadway and the arterial (on the east side of North Broadway) was actually once the rail station that
transported visitors to the Hotel Balmoral on top of Mt McGregor for weekend dancing & activities.
"Nearly all the young society folk journeyed each week to the Hotel Balmoral via the railway, that looked so dizzily unsafe, but was very safe, to hear a
famous All Girl orchestra which played there in the brilliant season of 1890." - Chronicles of Saratoga
Award is the red city bar for Saratoga to attach to the
header (club emblem) which is to be purchased separately.
Other "B" awards are also available.
Restrooms: are available at the
start/finish. Water and restroom
facilities can be found along the route.
Refreshments may also be purchased from local businesses along the route. Walkers are encouraged to carry water during warm weather.
Smoking is prohibited in public buildings and Parks by New York State law. Please observe this ruling.
Laverne Stiles (518) 223-3750