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Active Mineral Springs In Saratoga Springs

Ready to taste your way through Saratoga Springs' mineral springs? Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you as you "take the waters" at these natural springs, known across the world for their unique mineral properties.

Did You Know?

  • There are currently 21 public mineral springs in various locations throughout Saratoga.
  • Most of the springs are naturally carbonated.
  • No two springs taste exactly alike: each spring has its own distinct mineral makeup and resulting flavor profile.
  • Purported health benefits (clearing skin, helping digestion, even strengthening blood!) vary from spring to spring.

Design Your Own Private Tasting Tour

The springs are easily accessible, but be sure to bring your own cups or water bottles! We've highlighted each of the springs below so you can plan a trip to them and taste the waters.

pavilion protecting hathorn spring one with lots of colorful flowers and trees surrounding it
Hathorn Spring One
Saratoga Springs, NY
Hathorn Spring No. 1 is located on the Northeast corner of Putnam and Springs Streets, right in the heart of Saratoga Springs.
water spouting out of polaris spring
Polaris Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located in the middle of Saratoga Spa State Park, right off of Geyser Loop Road.
large white pavilion that protects governor and peerless springs with informational sign
Governor Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Governor Spring is located on High Rock Avenue, right next to the Peerless Spring and across from the High Rock Spring.
empire spring and its decorative stand
Empire Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located on Excelsior Avenue in the restored Van Raalte knitting mill.
covered pavilion protecting geyser spring
Geyser Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located at the rear of the rectangular stone column under the Joseph Bruno Pavilion.
spring bubbling beneath the surface of the water
Coesa Spouter
The Coesa Spouter is a hidden gem in the woods of Saratoga Spa State Park.
close-up view of saratoga springs etching on the side of congress spring
Congress Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Congress Spring is located directly underneath the covered pavilion in Congress Park. The park is found in the heart of Saratoga Springs NY off of Broadway, Circular Street and Spring Street.
big red spring
Big Red Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Big Red Spring burbles, from the ground, near the paddock at the back of the picnic area at Saratoga Race Course.
ferndell spring spouting into a granite basin
Ferndell Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Ferndell Spring can be found on the Ferndell Trail, accessed from the North-South Road in Saratoga Spa State Park.
water running out of hayes well spring into the ground
Hayes Well Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Hayes Well Spring is located in the beautiful Saratoga State Park, right next to the Geyser Island Spouter in the Geyser Park area.
water gushing out of orenda spring
Orenda Spring and Tufa Deposits
Saratoga Springs, NY
Orenda Spring is located in Saratoga Spa State Park. The Park's 2.9-mile Geyser Trail will take you past Orenda and two other springs (Island Spouter and Hayes).
mineral spring jutting out of a stone wall with the saratoga performing arts center entrance visible to the side
Charlie Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located near the Hall of Springs entrance to the Saratoga performing Arts Center.
geyser island spouter shooting into the sky from an island of hardened minerals
Geyser Island Spouter
Saratoga Springs, NY
Geyser Island Spouter is located right off of Geyser Loop Road at the Geyser Park in Saratoga Spa State Park, surrounded by an island of hardened minerals.
deer park spring in a park
Deer Park Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
In Congress Park near Broadway, at the green and white cast iron monument.
hathorn spring no. 3 with its name carved into its decorative housing
Hathorn Spring No. 3
Saratoga Springs, NY
Hathorn Spring is located in the beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park.
pavilion protecting state seal spring
State Seal Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
State Seal Spring is located on the Avenue of the Pines, under the Joseph Bruno Pavilion.
columbian spring sign and covered pavilion
Columbian Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Columbian Spring is located in the heart of Saratoga Springs near Congress Street at Broadway Avenue.
water flowing out of old red spring into its basin with an informational sign in the background
Old Red Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Old Red Spring is located on High Rock Avenue past Empire Spring, in the beautiful Saratoga Springs.
pavilion protecting karista spring
Karista Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Karista Spring has one of the strongest iron-rich waters in the world. Karista Spring was renovated in 2012 and the soils are said to help with arthritis. Karista Spring is located in the Geyser Park in Saratoga State Park.
pavilion protecting high rock spring
High Rock Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
The High Rock Spring is located across Maple Avenue from The Olde Bryan Inn.
water flowing out of peerless spring
Peerless Spring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Peerless Spring is located in High Rock Park, across from High Rock Spring.