Please note: MASKS ARE REQUIRED throughout the park, when unable to social distance.
Thank you for your cooperation and stay safe.
Over 20 miles of year-round trails are the prime attraction at the "Adirondacks of Central New York." The oldest county park contains more than six square miles of rugged forest terrain detailed in free maps available at Skyline Lodge.
An interactive trail map can now be downloaded to your mobile device using Maprika. Among other features, this free app allows you to locate friends anywhere in the park and track your route. Once you download the app in the Apple Store or Google Play, download the map here.
Click here to download the Highland Forest Trail Maps.
2020-2021 Cross Country Ski Season Passes are now available to purchase ONLINE ONLY.
Highland boasts 40 miles of cross-country ski trails, 20 of which are groomed and track-set for all ability levels, and 3 skate ski loops. It is the ideal place for skiers who are looking to experience the pristine nature that Southern Onondaga County has to offer.
Season passes must be purchased using the online application
Season Passes will not be sold at Highland Forest
Click here for Ski Season Pass information & online application.
2021 Annual Park Pass (includes hiking, biking, horseback riding and snowshoeing) are now available to purchase ONLINE ONLY.
This pass is not valid for Cross Country Skiing.
Passes are valid for a calendar year.
Annual passes must be purchased using the online application.
Annual passes will not be sold at Highland Forest.
Click here for Annual Pass information/application.
"Awesome asset to Onondaga County Parks...Great fun and fantastic exercise." -Ethan Ausburn, Liverpool, NY
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Host your next special event at Skyline Lodge!
The spectacular view and unique Adirondack style of Highland Forest's Skyline Lodge will make your event one to remember. Our staff is ready to work with you to create the wedding, or any other event, of your dreams. Click here to learn more about Skyline Lodge.
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.