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Highland Forest

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Excellent views. great hiking and Mt.Biking trails. Good bow hunting in fall. The main building is... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Mick G
Beautiful scenery!

Highland Forest is beautiful in summer and winter. You can hike in either season, and the air is... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Syracuse, New York
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1254 Highland Park Rd., At the very southern part of Onondaga County, Syracuse, NY 13063
+1 315-683-5550
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Excellent views. great hiking and Mt.Biking trails. Good bow hunting in fall. The main building is a great place to view the surroundings and rest.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Mick G
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Highland Forest is beautiful in summer and winter. You can hike in either season, and the air is fresh and clean. This park is a treat!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

A wonderful destination for enjoying the great outdoors during all seasons. We went during the winter and were exhilirated by the skiing, horse drawn sleigh ride, and nice clean restaurant and bathrooms in the lodge. The sleigh ride only cost $6 and it was $10...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank NYLadyDi2
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I visited Highland Forest for the first time in January. It was beautiful. There are many trail options to choose from; my husband and I chose to hike a trail that was about 4 miles round trip. I believe it cost $3 per person. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank KatieLadyy88
Reviewed January 30, 2018

My BFF's treated me to a birthday surprise--a day trip to Highland Forest to ride in a horse-drawn sleigh! It was a cold but sunny day. The landscape was draped in freshly fallen snow as we exited Route 81 toward our destination. As we approached...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Who wouldn’t love a sleigh ride through pristine pine forest complete with jingling silver bells? Magical ($6 per adult per sleigh ride, which last about 25 minutes). Lodge with roaring fireplace & stunning view,small snack bar w hot chocolate, pizza, soup. Cross country ski &...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Took my wife, son , and niece here to ride on the horse drawn sleigh through the forest. The sights are truly beautiful here.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bard J
Reviewed September 7, 2017

A great place for a hike or to simply sit at the lodge and take in the panoramic view.Supposedly costs, but I've never paid. My taxes take care of that. Wish they would take some of the gates down for better access for the public.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This park offers so much. In winter there is sledding, snow shoeing, etc. Best of all, the horse drawn sleigh rides before and after a Christmas really put you in the holiday mood. Summertime there is camping and a variety of other activities

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Cathy G
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Was there for a wedding - spectacular views! The Skyline Lodge was the perfect venue for this wedding. From the fireplace to the floor to ceiling windows, this place cannot be beat. Food was very very good as was the service!! One note: The parking...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank tmchoate
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