Onondaga County Parks

Onondaga Lake Park

"The Central Park of Central New York"

With over 1 million visitors annually, Onondaga Lake Park, is the most popular park in Central New York. Experience the best paved, vehicle free trails in the region; a legacy of history reflecting 500 years of community growth; great special events, sporting competitions and festivals. Seven miles of shoreline nooks and crannies provide tremendous options for family  picnics, including developed areas in Willow Bay and Cold Springs.

Things to Do & See:


Other Resources

Wegmans Tram

PLEASE NOTE: The tram is currently out of service and is not operating today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Enjoy a leisurely four mile (50 minute) round-trip ride on the East Shore Recreation Trail along picturesque Onondaga Lake. While the "official" starting point is at the Griffin Visitor Center, several stops along the way allow you to access the tram throughout the park.

2014 Season:

The tram operates 7 days a week • The tram departs from the Griffin Visitor Center tram stop at the top of each hour.

Saturday, May 10 - Friday, May 23 • 11am - 7pm
Saturday, May 24 - Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day) • 11am - 8pm
Tuesday, Sept. 2 - Monday, Oct. 13 (Columbus Day) • 11am - 7pm

FREE (Suggested Donation of $1 per person is appreciated)

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please be mindful of those park patrons waiting patiently to enjoy the tram when seating is limited during heavy usage times.


April-October: 6am-sunset plus 1/2 hour
November-March: 6am-sunset




106 Lake Drive
Liverpool, NY 13088
Get Directions »

T: (315) 453-6712
F: (315) 453-6764

or take the bus...Centro Route 46 travels through the Village of Liverpool, riders should get off at either the Rt. 57 & Cypress or Hickory & Third Street stops. Visit www.centro.org for more information.

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.