Saturday, August 25, 2012 is expected to be a busy day in Saratoga, New York.  While thousands of people will be headed to the Saratoga Race Course for the Travers' Race, GNA listeners will be making their way to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds for the Summer Picnic with Chris Cagle and Jason Michael Carroll.

The major roadways to Saratoga will be quite busy all day, so If you are looking to avoid I-87 (The Northway) and/or Route 50, here's a suggested alternate Route from Mapquest.

-Starting out near Target in Latham, you would head West on Route 7-W-

1. Start out going west on Troy Schenectady Rd / RT-7 W toward Forts Ferry Rd. Continue to follow RT-7 W.

2. Turn right onto Balltown Rd / RT-146. Continue to follow RT-146.  

  • If you reach Oregon Ave you've gone about 0.2 miles too far

4.9 mi

11.8 mi total
3. Stay straight to go onto Blue Barn Rd / CR-110. Continue to follow

3.1 mi

14.9 mi total

4. Turn left onto Lake Hill Rd / Lakehill Rd / CR-399. Continue to follow Lake Hill Rd / Lakehill Rd.  

  • Lake Hill Rd is 0.3 miles past Kingsley Rd
  • If you are on Kingsley Rd and reach Saratoga Rd you've gone about 0.2 miles too far

1.0 mi

15.9 mi total

5. Turn right onto Lake Hill Rd / Lakehill Rd / CR-24. Continue to follow Lake Hill Rd / Lakehill Rd.  

  • Lake Hill Rd is 0.2 miles past High Mills Rd
  • If you are on Van Vorst Rd and reach Sheldon Dr you've gone about 0.9 miles too far

1.7 mi

17.7 mi total
6. Lake Hill Rd / Lakehill Rd becomes Stage Rd / CR-53.

1.5 mi

19.2 mi total

7. Turn slight left onto Charlton Rd / CR-51.  

  • Charlton Rd is 0.6 miles past Vines Rd

0.5 mi

19.8 mi total

8. Turn right onto Jockey St / CR-52.  

  • Jockey St is just past Swaggertown Rd
  • If you reach Division St you've gone about 0.6 miles too far

2.8 mi

22.6 mi total

9. Turn right onto RT-67 / Amsterdam Rd. Continue to follow RT-67.  

  • If you reach Birchton Rd you've gone about 1.7 miles too far

6.6 mi

29.2 mi total

10. Turn left onto Charlton St.  

  • Charlton St is just past W High St
  • If you are on W High St and reach Ballston Ave you've gone a little too far

0.2 mi

29.4 mi total

11. Take the 1st left onto Fairground Ave.  

  • Fairground Ave is just past Ballston Ave
  • If you are on Front St and reach Court St you've gone a little too far

0.4 mi

29.8 mi total
12. Turn right onto Prospect St.

0.1 mi

30.0 mi total
13. 162 PROSPECT ST is on the left.

If you are coming from a different direction, this is the address you will use for your Mapquest Search- 162 Prospect Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

The 1077 ‘GNA Summer Picnic Concert is this Saturday, August 25th at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, just 3 days away. Tickets are just $20 now at, get your tickets here now. You can print them off and have them ready to go the moment you buy them. Tickets will be $30 the day of the show when gates open at 3pm this Saturday. Click here for the official rules for the show so you know what’s ok and what’s not before you come.