When I stay in Syracuse/Liverpool I go to this park for my daily run. I have been a few times and have not had a problem. Plenty of parking at many lots along the lake and nice paved trail that goes along the water. You do have to go on the park drive at a few spots, but very little traffic. I get in 5-6 miles with no problem. I normally pass other polite runners and get the runners wave or nod.
Folks do walk their dogs there a lot and watch out for gifts the geese leave behind.
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