Explore Our Parks!
Year 'round outdoor fun
in Central New York!
- Art Gone Wild! Dozens of extraordinary works of art created by the animals living at the Zoo now on display-including pieces produced by trunks, paws, feet, hooves, scales, skin and, of course, brushes.
- 2019-20 XC Ski Passes Now on Sale! Before you know it the snow will be flying, so don't miss a minute. Get your Highland Forest Cross Country Ski Pass now! Gift Certificates available.
Catch a Big One!
Onondaga County boasts some of the best trout, walleye and carp fishing in the Northeast, perfect for novice and seasoned anglers alike.
- Help Wanted! We need Lights on the Lake costumed characters and have a variety of part-time maintenance positions available at all parks. Click here for details.
- Thank you Onondaga County Parks honors veterans and active military, year round, with free admission to various parks, beaches and the zoo.
- Make a Difference Volunteering at your favorite park is a great way to serve our community. Click here to learn about opportunities.
We love... FALL!
- Wheelchair Accessibility
- Assistive Listening
- Sign Language Interpretation