We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Onondaga Lake Park

Certificate of Excellence
Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Address: Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 98 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Most recent review
Lights on the Lake

Drove thru the Lights on the Lake last night after eating at Heids of Liverpool. The lights were amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
Paul F
,
Lyons, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lyons, New York
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Drove thru the Lights on the Lake last night after eating at Heids of Liverpool. The lights were amazing!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place. Lights on the Lake is a good drive through. Running is the best. The trails are nice and marked. The scenery is great for running, blading, or walking.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Baldwinsville, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I enjoy the size of the park that surrounds Onondaga Lake. The East trail is open all year. The West and West extension trails are open but not plowed in the winter. It's a great place to go running!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The Onondaga Lights on the Lake festival is the largest Christmas light show in the northeast. This is drive through the park is 45 minutes of Christmas spectacular. It is best when there is a lite snow falling. Admission is $10 per car. A definite must see.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The walking and biking trails are wonderful. Great place to go as a single or with family or friends. Perfect for all ages. After your walk, sit on a bench and watch the gorgeous sunset and feed the geese. Also fun in the winter for Lights on the Lake. A must see once the snow falls.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Top Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Apex, North Carolina
Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vestal, New York
Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston,Ma
Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Onondaga Lake Park also viewed

Liverpool, Finger Lakes
Syracuse, Finger Lakes
 
Syracuse, Finger Lakes
Syracuse, Finger Lakes
 

Been to Onondaga Lake Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Onondaga Lake Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?