Nature is neat.
Go hug a tree or learn something about your local natural habitat today.
Docent Program Descriptions:
Enjoy a walking tour around the mall that highlights the fine arts style of architecture and juxtaposes it against the New Deal history that transformed the park and the Saratoga region.
Walk into one of nature’s unique ecosystems right here in our park and learn why it’s home to the Federally Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly and others.
Bike with a Docent
Learn about the park from a docent on a leisurely ride along our trails. Bring your own bicycle. Helmets are required for children under 14.
Join a docent for a short walking tour to discover the history surrounding the park and how it continues to shape the region today.
Saving the Springs
Learn about the historic struggle to save the mineral springs of Saratoga and how it impacts the park today.
Enjoy a refreshing springs walk that describes the different springs, how they came to be, and why they taste different from each other.
Learn about the unique qualities that make Geyser Creek an important part of the park ecosystem.
Trails of the Park
Take a moderate hike around Saratoga Spa Park with a park docent.
Identify several key tree species that are historically significant to the park and learn why they grow where they do.
A habitat is a home! Explore three different habitats within the park and understand why each is important to different species.