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Creekside Classroom Environmental Education Center

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Address
Geyser Loop Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Latitude 43.050918
Longitude -73.804359

The Creekside Classroom is a four-season environmental education center located in the heart of Saratoga Spa State Park. The Classroom sits on the bank of Geyser Creek and provides a central location to explore the park's unique resources, including naturally spouting mineral springs, twelve miles of forested trails, playgrounds and a large picnic area. Park staff offer environmental education programs year-round, including school field trips, hikes, tours and snowshoe walks.

The Classroom features an outdoor fire pit, indoor woodstove, bird feeder viewing area and interpretive signage, as well as a projector and screen for presentations. It is available for use by schools, clubs and non-profits. For more information about the Creekside Classroom or to book an education program, please call Environmental Educator Alli Schweizer at (518) 584-2000 Ext. 116.

Field Trips/Connect Kids

Hours of Operation

  • Mineral Springs Tours
    Friday
    11a.m. and 2p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

    Saturday
    11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
    1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
    3p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

    Sunday
    11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
    1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
    3p.m.: Mineral Springs TourMineral Springs Tour

    Join a docent on a guided mineral springs tour to learn about the history, geology and lore surrounding our special waters! No registration necessary. This is a free event and meets at the Creekside Classroom.

    BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd:Mineral Springs Tours will be offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at:11a.m, 12p.m, 1p.m, 2p.m, 3p.m.

WEEKEND HOURS:Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10a.m.-4p.m.

Friday
11a.m. and 2p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Saturday
11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
3p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Sunday
11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
3p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Mineral Springs TourJoin a docent on a guided mineral springs tour to learn about the history, geology and lore surrounding our special waters! No registration necessary. This is a free event and meets at the Creekside Classroom.

BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd:Mineral Springs Tours will be offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at:11a.m, 12p.m, 1p.m, 2p.m, 3p.m.

WEEKEND HOURS:Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10a.m.-4p.m.

Friday
11a.m. and 2p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Saturday
11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
3p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Sunday
11a.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
1p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour
3p.m.: Mineral Springs Tour

Mineral Springs TourJoin a docent on a guided mineral springs tour to learn about the history, geology and lore surrounding our special waters! No registration necessary. This is a free event and meets at the Creekside Classroom.

BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd:Mineral Springs Tours will be offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at:11a.m, 12p.m, 1p.m, 2p.m, 3p.m.

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Educational Services
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Nature Trails