Fort Stanwix National Monument Plan Your Visit

Operating Hours Seasons

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open daily 9am to 5pm, year round (except for January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25).

Getting There

Plane

The nearest commercial airport is in Syracuse, New York.

Car

From the West

Take I-90 (NY Thruway) to Exit 33 (Verona-Rome). Turn Right onto Rt. 365 E. Follow Rt. 365, veering left as Rt. 365 merges with Rt 69 at the fork in the road. This will take you over an arterial bridge into the City of Rome. Fort Stanwix NM will be across Erie Blvd. on the right side of James Street. Parking will be in the along the Fort Stanwix side of the street or in the parking garage on the left side of N James St.

From the East

Take I-90 (NY Thruway) to Exit 32 (Westmoreland). Turn Right onto Rt. 233 N. Follow Rt. 233 for 6 miles, and then make a left onto the Rt. 49N/Rt. 69W/Rt. 365W ramp. Continue on Rt. 49N for 0.1 mi. and bear right on ramp to Rt. 49N/Rt. 69W first 0.2 miles, and then 1.2 miles. Turn right onto Rt. 26 (N James St.). Fort Stanwix NM will be on your right. Parking is along the Fort Stanwix side of the street or in the Rome City Fort Stanwix Parking Garage on the left side of the street.

From the North (Rt. 26)

Follow Rt. 26 into the City of Rome (the name will change into Turin Street.). When Turin St. intersects at a "Y" with N James St. turn right onto N James and follow the road down three blocks. On the left you will see Fort Stanwix NM. Parking is along the right side of the street or in the in the Rome City Fort Stanwix Parking Garage on the right side of the street.

From the North (Rt. 46.)

Follow Rt. 46 into the City of Rome (the name will change into Black River Blvd.). Continue down Black River Blvd. Fort Stanwix NM will be on your right, nearly across from the city fire station. Continue to the intersection of Black River and Erie Blvds. Turn right at the next two lights until you are on N James St. There will now be parking to your left in the Rome City Fort Stanwix Parking Garage, or on the right on the Fort Stanwix National Monument side of the street.

Getting Around

The entrance gate to the Monument requires a short walk of less than one quarter mile or 275 meters from the city parking facilities on James Street. For those touring the area by bicycle, a bicycle rack can be found at the entrance gate. The Monument has 3 short trails that encircle the fort. One of the trails follows a portion of the Oneida Carrying Place. The other two trails interpret the events of the siege of 1777. Park rangers conduct regularly scheduled interpretive programs daily, averaging 45 minutes long. Check with the ranger on duty in the Gregg Barracks Visitor Center for times and locations of all programs offered that day.

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