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Great place for individuals and families

There's not a whole lot to do in good Ol' Syracuse, NY. But this is one of my favorites. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clay, New York
Absolutely great

Love the park for cycling and walking. Looks like they have a good playground for the kiddies as... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Hudson River Valley, New York
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Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, Salina, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is nice and in a location that is convenient to Syracuse. The lake, though, has had its share of problems. Once considered the most polluted lake in the US, Onondaga Lake has undergone many years of cleanup by various parties. According to New...More

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's not a whole lot to do in good Ol' Syracuse, NY. But this is one of my favorites. There are well-groomed trails, most of which are asphault roads, that run all the way around the lake. The county takes very good care of this...More

Thank 318graciar
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Love the park for cycling and walking. Looks like they have a good playground for the kiddies as well. Have done a number of bike rides. It's about 7 miles to the end over by the fair grounds. So if you do it all about...More

Thank douglasn291
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great place to take a stroll with a view of the lake. There’s a nice playground for kids, picnic tables, benches, items to rent such as bikes, Salt Museum to visit and learn the history of the area, and so much more. It’s a lovely...More

Thank dianewA8715AR
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We went for a walk along the shoreline and it is a very leisurely walk with no need to worry about cars. You can roller blade, push a stroller, jog or just walk at your own pace. The whole trail follows along the lakeside. The...More

Thank out4agoodtime
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Bikes are available to rent and ride almost completely around the lake. For walkers, the trams come and go to top on & off where you want to be (no fee). Rollerblading is another fun way to cover distance while enjoying the water view with...More

Thank 804stacye
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I was there this summer riding my bike,sat and people watch it's a beautiful park especially if you have small children and don't have money taking them to the Zoo ,or Amusement park this place is free for families to have good time together,you can...More

Thank lionhearth
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Onondaga lake park is a great place for a walk or run, and to enjoy the scenery of the lake. Plenty of picnic areas, and pavilions to reserve. During the holiday season they have the lights on the lake display which is a must see

Thank tmguido
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I go to Onondaga Lake Park quite often throughout the summer. It's a great place to picnic, ride bikes, go boating, go fishing and to have family gatherings. Beautiful views and outstanding sunsets. The one major drawback is that you can't trust...More

Thank srancier
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park. It is well kept and very peaceful. There is a nice dog park that I take my dogs to. People are very friendly at the dog park.

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28 April 2016|
Response from MsMacKaylaLane | Reviewed this property |
Are you talking about the Butterfly Garden of Hope (between Onondaga Lake and the Parkway)? Is so, google "Butterfly Garden of Hope Liverpool, NY" (this site won't allow me to paste the link). There's various options there... More