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Wonderful piece of History

While on vacation we were looking for historical sights and stopped at the Crown Point State... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Altoona, Iowa
Great visit

To just walk around and think of the hard times that must have been at this site was unreal. Lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Crown Point, New York
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21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY 12928-2852
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All reviews british fort lake champlain fort ruins visitor center is light house revolutionary war nice artifacts adirondack mountains picnic area lots of history observation area walk around beautiful area self guided tour new york day trip all ages
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on vacation we were looking for historical sights and stopped at the Crown Point State Historic site. There was no admission and we were able to walk around, in and out of the site and imagine what it would have been like to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PT1102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To just walk around and think of the hard times that must have been at this site was unreal. Lots of history. Also enjoyed the walk around the upper path around the fort looking down on the grounds. Also nice view of the lake. Nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dandawn52
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Quaint quiet and beautiful area. The fort is pretty neat and picturesque. There is a self guided tour which is nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank delbizz
Reviewed 13 October 2018

My wife and I visited Crown Point State Historic Site on the first day of a Hudson river vacation. We followed the course of the British invasion of New York during the Revolutionary war, visiting Fort Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, Whitehall, and the site of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This entire area is just full of our countries history. Think back to when it was in use, the hard time it must of been being there. Great views of the lake, both sides from here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great views of the lake while walking through the two fort ruin areas, one british and one french. The visitor center is small but surprising good with nice artifacts and a great historic video and lighted display board. Don't let the outside building fool you....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 12 August 2018

History bufffs will love exploring the ruins of this well used fortification. Enjoy the solitude, stroll the ramparts or explore the interiors. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and enjoy the view overlooking the Lake Champlain Bridge and the Lake. For the best photos, visit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We came across this state historic site by accident and are so glad that we stopped. The park preserves French and British ruins from the era of the French and Indian Wars, Outstanding visitor center. Ruins of British ruins are truly impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MarylandTraveler1234
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My family spent some time here, and we all loved it. it was so interesting and so beautiful. I can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DeeInNY
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The history of this fort is amazing. No charge to just drive in and sit next to the water on the grass and enjoy yourself. Bring a blanket and have a picnic. Every Wednesday 5pm during the summer you can see the J-24 sailing races...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Bden99 | Reviewed this property |
I have been to this site several times and there has never been anyone at the booth collecting money.