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“Unbelievable beauty”

Green Lakes State Park
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This park is just a magical place. We used to live in Syracuse and this was a park we visited often for running. On a recent visit, we of course returned to take in the beauty and peace of the green lakes. Stepping under the canopy of trees, you will swear you'd been transported to a mystical place far away from NY state. The lakes themselves are glittering gems and the soft padding of pine needles and leaves on the trails makes for an easy 2 or 3 mile walk.

Thank ah29
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Our tax dollars at work, without any over sight. Twice in 4 weeks I stayed in the newer camping section at green lakes state park. It's really nice. New is nice. But it won't look or feel new long. I'm not sure when this was completed, but the lack of quality workmanship is evident as the bath houses are starting to decay. Poorly installed plumbing and fixtures falling apart, maintenance half hearted in progress. The part that really frosts me is just like fair haven, one walks into the bath houses just after the "cleaning crew" leaves and you are not met with "clean"
My included picture is of the drain just adjacent to the shower that still has the same dirt around it as it did a few weeks before. The only floor drain that was clean was the one under the shower head.
It's sad that the bath house that probably costs $350,000 or more that the private sector could build for under $40,000 is not only over priced but poorly kept

1  Thank funithesun
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Walked around the lake which is partially shaded. Very clean bathrooms and well maintained. Easy walk around the lake.

Lake is green and clean. Nice small beach that had lifeguard in season. Great place to take kids.

1  Thank Norjeff2
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We drove to Syracuse for the state fair so found this place to set my tent up for the three nights we where staying. The park is beautiful we stayed at site 121which was nice and full of grass! The bathrooms are old and in need of update on that loop! There is a nice beach and trails! Also a reasturant that is good and reasonably priced. We camp every year so it was nice I would go back.

1  Thank melly m
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Green lakes is a great little park to spend a few hours at or an afternoon. There is a great easy hiking trail around the lake. Or bring a picnic and sit on the beach for a couple hours. Always fun!

Thank Jon F
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