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Onondaga Lake Park

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Address: Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY
Phone Number: 3154536712

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Finally! No Commercial Vehicles!

It took a town meeting, letters from safety professionals, and several trucks hitting the low railroad bridge to finally get the state to restrict commercial traffic on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Syracuse, New York
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West Monroe, NY
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98 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So, other than driving through the park for Lights on the Lake in the winter time, I have never actually just parked to take a walk. We did so after dinner tonight, but trying to not step on the goose poop kind of took the joy of a walk away. It was even on the walkways. Blah..

Thank tlc2ny
Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It took a town meeting, letters from safety professionals, and several trucks hitting the low railroad bridge to finally get the state to restrict commercial traffic on the parkway! This scenic route is a major link from Liverpool to the city, Destiny and the regional market.

Thank esatraveler
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is a great place to visit. It has walking paths, picnic areas & a butterfly garden. In the winter, you can visit the park & see Lights on the Lake. It also has areas to roller skate.

Thank kathy p
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm never sure of how long to recommend for this park because there is so much to do there. When I'm by myself, I just love sitting on the lake and watching the ducks play as the sun sets. The scenery is so beautiful, and the sunsets are always amazing. If you have nothing else to do, you can usually... More 

Thank Larry W
Buffalo, Minnesota
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43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in the area and always thought it was sad that it was not used and the lake was not cleaned up. Over the last 20 years a lot of improvements in the area make it an emerging gem. Nice walking paths

Thank dmcarty
Liverpool, New York
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get out and enjoy your walk or bike on the trail along fabulous Onondaga Lake! With the City of Syracuse in the background makes the scenery second to none, Park is large to enjoy for biking, jogging, or walking at your own pace! Even has a dog Park!

Thank Judy M
Liverpool NY, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking trails are well maintained and the lake opens up to hours of kayaking. Not far from the boat launch are rentals and services on Vine Street. There is ample room to explore and get away within the day and night time offers plenty of local fare in restaurants from the village of Liverpool to the downtown city of Syracuse.

Thank Susan H
Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park is beautiful, fun and quite on some days. Sunday seems to be the busiest day. Rent bakes or bring your own. Ride on the tram and enjoy the view.

Thank diamond533
Bonita Springs, Florida
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443 reviews
69 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many years ago, Onondaga Lake was one of the largest contaminated site in the country. There was no swimming in the lake. The water actually smelled. Contrast that to the park that stands here today. It's beautiful. Great place for a walk, run, bike- anything. We sat on a bench today and just enjoyed. So wonderful. This is a must... More 

Thank Kenneth K
Aldie, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be my exercise place. The whole lake is around 8 miles lomg but is very beautiful. You can take a long walk or even job as a part of your exercise. Good place for couples to hang out too. If you are in Liverpool/Syracuse then this should be definitely on your go-to list

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