Mount Defiance

Visit Mount Defiance to witness a birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga’s epic military landscape!
Tickets for this experience are included with general admission to Fort Ticonderoga.  

Open to the public daily: May 4 - October 31, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (last admittance at 4:30 pm).  

Discover how this summit shaped America’s history! The “Mount Defiance: Witness to History” Tour is offered each day at 4:00 p.m.

You may use your credit card to gain access to Mount Defiance. The parking area is accessible by car and is within a short walk to the summit. Large RVs and buses are not permitted.

The picnic pavilion located at the mountain-top is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy one of America’s most historic landscapes. Whether you hike up the mountain in the historic footsteps of General Burgoyne’s troops or make the easy drive to the top in your car, you’ll savor the spectacular beauty of this remarkable and historic view. A visit to this breathtaking summit is a great way to begin or end your day at Fort Ticonderoga!