Onondaga Lake State Park

Have some fun and get some rest at Onondaga Lake State Park
Come and visit "Central New York's Central Park!” Highlights include Wegmans Playground, a skate park and The Salt Museum. The park is a 7.5-mile linear greenway, featuring four great trails; East Shore Recreation, Shoreline Walking Trail, Lakeland Nature and the West Shore. The park bustles year-round with social interaction, special events, waterfront picnics and the region's premier skate and dog parks.Located in Syracuse, NY, this state park is also a prime bird watching location. A great variety of bird species frequent the area, including the United States' national bird, the bald eagle. Click here to learn more about bird watching at Onondaga Lake and throughout New York State.
Play Time at Wegmans Landing
Get a fun history lesson at the Salt Museum

Wegmans Landing, a ten-acre venue, includes Wegmans Playground, a colorful area with climbers, swings, play houses and slides. The 16,000 sq. ft. concrete Onondaga Lake Skatepark is open to skateboarders, BMX bikers, and inline skaters and features the challenging Liberty Bowl, volcano, quarter pipes and fun boxes. 

Stop by the the Salt Museum to learn a bit of local history and to discover the industry that created the City of Syracuse and supplied the entire nation with salt! The museum was built on the site of an original salt boiling block. See the actual kettles, wooden barrels and other equipment that were used in this fascinating process which came to an end in the 1920’s. Admission to the museum is free, while paid tours are also available from May to October. The museum is open Thursday to Sunday, May 11–October 8, 2023

The area also includes the Griffin Visitor Center which is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The center features courts for shuffleboard, bocce, and volleyball. Visit Equipment Rental Shop to rent bikes of all sizes and various recreational equipment.

Take Amtrak to Onondaga Lake State Park

Get picked up from Syracuse Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Hudson office today at: 315-423-0022.

106 Lake Drive Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 453-6712
Distance from Syracuse (SYR) Amtrak Station
2.9 miles