Historic Sites

Historic Sites

Salt Museum

Highland Forest

Pioneer Museum
Discover the unique history of Highland Forest and Fabius through an array of photographs and artifacts. Open June - August, Saturday & Sunday, 1-4pm. Free admission.  The museum is operated by the Fabius Historical Society. For more information, click here to visit their website.

Visit Highland Forest Activities

Onondaga Lake Park

  • Skä•noñh Center – Great Law of Peace Center
    Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Heritage Center
  • Griffin Visitor Center
    Griffin Visitor Center located in the Wegmans Landing section of Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool, explains the 1928 foresight of community leader Joseph A. Griffin, whose ideas and leadership led to the creation of one of America’s top ten heritage parks.
  • Butterfly Garden of Hope
    Butterfly Garden for Hope along the Onondaga Lake Parkway is a beautiful memorial created and maintained by Hope for Bereaved volunteers. 
  • Long Branch Park
    Long Branch Park was a destination amusement park during the resort era of the late 1800’s and early 20th Century and the original home of the beautifully restored carousel of Syracuse’s Destiny USA (formerly known as Carousel Center.)
  • Mud Lock
    Mud Lock, located in the Cold Springs section near Wegmans Good Dog Park, Route 370, allowed passage to the Oswego Canal and was the site of the Mud Lock Tavern.
  • Salt Museum
    Discover the industry that created the City of Syracuse and supplied the entire nation with salt! 
Visit Onondaga Lake Park Activities

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.