The Salmon River Falls Unique Natural area is a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation protected space located approximately 1 hour north of Syracuse NY. At 100′ high and over 200′ wide, the falls are an impressive site that have drawn visitors to the region for over one hundred years. There are a few short multiuse hiking trails that lead hikers to the waters above the falls and to the deep pool at their base. Ideal for picnics, short hikes, and ice-climbing, Salmon River Falls is a great spot for an afternoon adventure in the Central New York region.
Onondaga Lake Park is the lake’s five-mile shoreline that flows down to the eastern shore. Onondaga, which is known for its beautiful walking trails and family friendly environment, is a great place to bring children and pets. There are several amenities in which kids and adults alike will enjoy doing. A few great family fun-filled activities include kickball, archery, walking trails, skating, and Lights on the Lake.
Entrance to Pratt’s Falls, featuring the historic plaque honoring the mill erected at the end of the 18th century.
Pratt’s Falls Park is a trail park in the town of Pompey, New York. Located in Onondaga County, it is home not only to a beautifully tall waterfall, but several facilities that offer a wide range of both outdoor and indoor opportunities for prospective hikers, campers, and recreationalists. Some of these include Camp Brockway, archery, and orienteering.
Jamesville Beach Park in Jamesville, New York offers a variety of activities for all to enjoy. Located off of Apulia Road in Jamesville, NY 13078 just minutes away from Fayetteville.
Jamesville, New York the town 6 miles east of Syracuse, often more commonly referred to as Jamesville Dewitt was founded on April 12, 1835 following the Revolutionary War. The name Dewitt was derived from the town of Manlius, which is now also more well known as Fayetteville Manlius.
Green Lakes is one of the beloved recreationalist attractions in central New York. Consisting of two large lakes and a canal many miles long, the park is home to a variety of sights and activities. The park welcomes walkers, runners, hikers, campers and golfers to its large inhabitants. It also hosts regular fund-raisers as well as its famous annual triathlon.
The famous teal glow that emanates from Green Lakes.
Open all year-round, Greek Peak Mountain Resort is the perfect place to bring friends and family and indulge in fun activities from skiing to sporting events.
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
2000 NYS Rt. 392
Cortland, NY 13045
Cascades Indoor Waterpark: In a perfect 84 degree environment, Cascades Waterpark is filled with waterslides, pools, and much more! It’s most noted attractions are the Whitewater Wave Pool, The Rapids (has two interior slides and two slides that reach outside the building,) Big Bear Falls (an interactive structure with no age limit,) Little Bear Falls, The Cove, and Northwoods Pool and Hot Springs are just a few places to relax and play.
Located in Tully, NY, Song Mountain provides a great way to make use of the heavy snowfall in upstate New York to your advantage.
(P): (315) 696-5711
(F): (315) 696-5718
Skiing and Snowboarding
Along with a race team and racing league, Song Mountain is open to anyone from beginners to experts.
4 hours – $45 (adult)
8 hours – $48 (adult,) $40 (juniors ages 6-12,) $40 (seniors ages 65+,) $15 (kids under 6)
Night (starting at 4pm) – $27 (adult,) $27 (juniors ages 6-12,) $27 (seniors 65+,) $10 (kids under 6)
$30 for 7 days a week
$15 for 5 nights a week
*one-day-a-week passes are good anytime mountain is open
Toggenburg Mountain is located 30 minutes away from the Syracuse city area and provides all different kinds of winter sports and activities.
A family-owned and operated business, Toggenburg has not only established itsel through its 21 trails, five ski-lefts, and two terrain parks, but by its exclusive Foggy Goggle Resturant and Sports Bar.
Snow School Desk x16
Ticket Office x17
Food and Beverage x18
Ski Patrol x19
Ski Tuning & Repair x20
Foggy Goggle x21
Child Care x23
Rental Shop x24
Chilly Choices Shop x25
Sylvan-Verona Beach Resort Area is located on the Eastern side of Oneida Lake. Get a taste for what this park has to offer from its sandy beaches to its amusement park! Sylvan-Verona Beach accommodates all ages, so everyone can find something to do.
A village in Oneida County, Sylvan Beach is snuggled away in upstate New York’s vast lands of greenery. Founded in about 1840, the small town makes the use of trains and ferries as public transportation. Adjacent to the Erie Canal and located on the east shore of Oneida Lake, the beach was originally used as a shipping port. That has since changed from 1820 onwards, and the beach is used more for recreational purposes.
Open year round, Oneida Shores provides camping, lodging, boating, and fishing. Guests can indulge in the Arrowhead Lodge—a secluded setting that includes many spaces for various events. Oneida Shores provides a perfect place to spend the day or plan a weekend getaway.
Established in 1964, over 340 acres was designated to Oneida Shores Park, found in Onondaga County. Onondaga County is known for its vast natural resources and land. Oneida Lake was formed due to glacial melting, that occurred almost 12,500 years ago.