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Crown Point State Historic Site

21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY
+1 518-597-4666
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Beautiful views and great history

It's always interesting to see history in a more natural state, as opposed to the fully... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter S
Rochester, New York
We chose this instead of Fort Ticonderoga

We did a road trip in New York to the Adirondacks, and wanted to see and do a variety of things... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY
+1 518-597-4666
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's always interesting to see history in a more natural state, as opposed to the fully reconstructed reinterpretations. That's what this site offers, a picture of fortifications left as they were found. It's fascinating to to climb and walk around the ruins and take in...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did a road trip in New York to the Adirondacks, and wanted to see and do a variety of things. We considered going to Fort Ticonderoga but chose to go here instead for our "fort" visit for several reasons. The admission fee at Crown...More

Thank peela
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It was a great place to walk around for the morning. The visit to the museum is nice and worth the $4 entry fee. The ruins are fun to walk around and you get great views of the lake. I wish I had packed a...More

Thank Kendra F
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this site while camping at crown point state park campground across the street from the site. The short video is informative and the grounds well maintained.

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Point faces south toward the Lake Champlain Bridge leading to Vermont. The three sites ae the ruins of the French fort-St. Frederic- and the unnamed British fort. All that remains of St Frederic is the foundation. The British fort is two separate structures, the...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very interesting series of ruins of the two forts. The museum is small but very well done and the movie givens a great overview of the locale and its importance.

Thank DowneastCornhusker
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were limited by our inability to walk but the survey we took was very pleasing. If the museum is open it's a must. There are signs along the way.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Along with the historical significance of the site, this is just a great place to hang out. There are rest rooms and a picnic area. Lake Champlain is accessible for fishing from shore. This is such a beautiful area it is not difficult to spend...More

Thank Bden99
Reviewed 5 May 2017

You can see both the remains of the French and British Forts that defended Lake Champlain from various forces over the years. Right at the foot of the Lake Champlain Bridge presents an interesting comparison of old and new.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The Crown Point historic site is a great place to visit and take your kids. It's especially fun if you're also staying at the Crown Point State Campground across the street, which gives you free admission to the excellent museum. It's a fun place to...More

3  Thank Lee S
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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.