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Onondaga Lake Park

Address: Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Outdoors
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Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My sister lives in Liverpool, so we decided to visit Onondaga Lake. We were going to walk on the paths around the lake, but due to time we just found a nice area with a bench to sit on while her little boy threw rocks in the lake, then visited the playground. The area is really nice, and the playground... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I ran in this park this morning and found it peaceful, pleasant and flat. The view was nice and the whole area aesthetically pleasing.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Every time I'm back in the Syracuse area, I always make time to get my walks in along the walkways in Liverpool next to Onondaga lake. It's a safe and serene place to enjoy a brisk walk.

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Vestal, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Only there for short visit. My sister an I rented a surrey bike for a half hour. It was different. they had many types of bikes that could be rented for various amounts of time. I would visit again with other out of town guests.

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Boston,Ma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

While visiting the Syracuse area we wanted to visit this park after reading some of the reviews. It looks great in photographs and does have a beautiful view of the lake but in person it is hard to get past the fact that they have a major problem with goose poop. Poop on the grass, poop on the walkway, poop... More

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new york
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My family and I came here on a Sunday afternoon and enjoyed a leisurely 16 mile bike ride along the lake. The road is wide enough that you don't feel cramped, and there are some beautiful shady paths a little further in. Along the way there are little stops with shaded benches and bike racks if you need to take... More

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Liverpool, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I will never step foot in this place again. Such a shame. Parents just dump their kids off in the playground and let them do "whatever". My kids were attacked by 2 children twice the size of them. Never again.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is great for nice long walks, biking, skating, and relaxing!! The new trail is also so beautiful to walk through! It us a wonderful place to get an easy exercise in!

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were very impressed with this place (found it whilst visiting Syracuse) The lake is very calm and it is relaxing just to watch the ducks or small boats go by. There is a separate area for pets and also a place to cook BBQ. The track for biking is 2.5 miles long so you get a good workout here.

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Liverpool, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Dont let the reports of the "polluted" lake scare you. I visit this park daily. At the parkway enterance is the skate park, perfect for all ages for bikes, skateboards and scooters( helmets required) there is a super big playground with separate area for younger kids and handicap access equipment. Bikes for rent include single and canopy bikes that fit... More

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