Sackets Harbor Battlefield History Trail

New York

Sackets Harbor Battlefield History Trail Facts

States: New York
Counties: Jefferson
Length: 1.3 miles
Trail end points: Main St. and Hill St.
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 8753305
Trail activities: Bike, Wheelchair Accessible, Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Sackets Harbor Battlefield History Trail Description

Sackets Harbor Battlefield History Trail is part of the Sackets Harbor Battlefield, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Interpretive panels along the loop trail tell the military’s pivotal role during the War of 1812 and Navy presence afterward. Experience the 1860s Navy Yard, War of 1812 Centennial maple trees, 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps decorative stone wall on the cliff, expansive mowed lawns, thickets housing abundant bird life, and unsurpassed sweeping views of Black River Bay on the eastern end of Lake Ontario. The trail was designated by the US Department of the Interior as one of 10 nationally recognized recreation trails in 2015.

Parking and Trail Access

Historic site parking lot at West Main and Hill Sts., and the site's Hill Street parking lot off West Washington St.

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