Jamesville Beach Park - Overlook Shelter
"We had a wonderful experience while at the park.  The staff were very attentive and checked in several times to make sure everything was running smoothly and answered questions we had.  Our family had such a positive experience and can't wait to reserve for next year." - Raymond Conte, Amsterdam, NY 

Beaver Lake Nature Center
"What a wonderful time we had today. The best part was the kindness of all of you. Thanks for everything, for going out of your way to accommodate our group."- Colleen McFalls Belge, Huntington Family Centers, Syracuse

Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery
"This is the best place to take little kids! This gramma loves taking her grandkids and they totally enjoy it." -Dolores Petrone, Syracuse NY

Highland Forest
"On behalf of the 311 participants from 29 U.S. states and Washington DC, thank you and your entire department, especially the staff at Highland Forest Park, for assisting us in hosting what many have already said was our best National Championship weekend ever!...Onondaga County Parks rocks!" -Mark Elmore, United States Snowshoe Association Sports Director

"This park easily ranks as high or higher than the Nordic Center at Beaver Creek and Vail Golf Course, Garnet Hill in New York, and Osceola on the Tug Hill. Wonderful value for the money! Great selection of trails and trail lengths" -Joseph Springer, Manlius NY

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest
"Service and food were absolutely great. Loved it." -Kris Mott, Even Start

"Very pleased with Orchard Vali, service and food. Would definitely recommend it." -Jane Kupperman, Syracuse NY

Hopkins Road Park
"Each year, the Syracuse Men's Senior Baseball League travels to Florida to play teams from around the country on Major League spring training complexes...I must say the Hopkins Road field ranks right up there with them." -Michael J. Pirro, Liverpool NY

NBT Bank Stadium
"You not only help make the State Girls Field Hockey championships run smoothly, you also make host Section 3 look great. Thanks!" -Barb Wood, NYSPHSAA Tourney Chair, Homer, NY

Oneida Shores Campgound
"Loved our stay here...best campground I have ever visited" -Jim West, Durham, Maine

Onondaga Lake Park
"I skate daily at the park as an important aspect of rehabilitation from experimental bone marrow transplant...several other cancer patients in my same situation place high importance on unfettered access to the park's resources." -Victor Swenson, Syracuse

Onondaga Lake Skatepark
"I have taken my ten year old son and his friends to the skatepark several times this summer and was extremely pleased...to see such well-behaved kids and young men enjoying the park...no smoking, pushing, punking, which were my biggest fears...everyone just did their thing and learned from each other... thank you for providing such a valuable recreational area to our family." -J. Burke, Camillus NY

Rosamond Gifford Zoo
"We love the zoo staff...patient, friendly, informative and helpful!!" -The Carter Family, Liverpool NY




During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.