Onondaga County Parks

Shelters

Shelters at Onondaga Lake Park can be reserved beginning December 1 for the following year.

Click here to check availability, request a date or make a payment.

FULL payment is due within 7 days of making the reservation. Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express and checks are accepted.

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  • Compare all of our shelter prices, capacities and available amenities. Click here to download info sheet.
 

Willow Bay Shelter Request a Shelter

Features

  • Tables: 8 inside/5 outside
  • Grills: 2 large BBQ grills (860 sq. in. each)
  • Electricity: (2) outlets - 20 amps total
  • Water: Drinking fountain and spigot 35 ft. from shelter
  • Restrooms: Located 30 yards from shelter
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume)
  • Recreational Areas: Playground adjacent to shelter, shared with the public. Open play areas and archery targets nearby. Tram Stop located within 40 yards of shelter.
  • Accessibility: There is a paved path from the parking lot to the shelter pad, so visitors using wheelchairs will have access to the shelter.
  • Parking: Located within 50 yards of shelter
Willow Bay Shelter Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Capacity 64 seated under shelter
80 seated outside shelter
150 capacity in area
Rates

Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Physical Address 7199 Onondaga Lake Park Trail
Liverpool, NY 13088
 

Saw Mill Creek Shelter Request a Shelter

Onondaga Lake Park's newest shelter is located 200 yards from Willow Bay.

  • Tables: 12
  • Grills: 2 large BBQ grills (860 sq. in. each)
  • Electricity: (2) 20 amp duplex outlets located on opposite ends of the shelter.
  • Water: Hose bib located within 50 ft. of shelter. Please contact park, (315) 453-6712, prior to event date to use.
  • Restrooms: 120 yards from shelter (located Willow Bay Annex Comfort Station)
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume)
  • Recreational Areas: Playground adjacent to shelter, open lawn area adjacent to shelter, Willow Bay Tram Stop located within 200 yards.
  • Parking: Located within 200 yards at the Willow Bay Parking Area.
Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Capacity 96 seated under shelter
64 seated outside shelter
200 capacity in area
Rates

Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Physical Address 7199 Onondaga Lake Park Trail
Liverpool, NY 13088
 

Riverview Shelter Request a Shelter

Located at Long Branch Park section of Onondaga Lake Park. Click here to download a map of Long Branch Park.

  • Tables: 4 under shelter/10 outside
  • Grills: (2) 28" x 18" grills
  • Electricity: (4) outlets - 100 amps total
  • Water: Drinking fountain and spigot located within 10 yards of shelter
  • Restrooms: Located within 50 yards from shelter
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume.) Must reserve all of Long Branch to have a band.
  • Recreational Areas: (1) small play module within 150 yards of shelter. Softball field shared with other 2 shelters. Volleyball net allowed - must provide own equipment.
  • Parking: Located within 250 yards of shelter. Vehicles, with flashers, are allowed to drive to site and drop off guests and other items.
Riverview, Glen & Knoll Shelters Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Rates for One Shelter

32 seated under shelter / 80 seated outside shelter / 200 capacity per shelter
Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Rates for Two Shelters

64 seated shelter / 201-500 in area
Monday-Thursday: $250
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $400

Rates for Entire Park with Three Shelters

96 seated / 501-1000 in area
Monday-Thursday: $375
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $600

Physical Address Long Branch Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
 

Glen Shelter Request a Shelter

  • Tables: 4 under shelter/10 outside
  • Grills: (2) 28" x 18" grills
  • Electricity: (4) outlets - 80 amps total
  • Water: Drinking fountain and spigot located 10 yards from shelter
  • Restrooms: Located within 25 yards from shelter
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume.) Must reserve all of Long Branch in order to have a band
  • Recreational Areas: (1) small play module within 50 yards of shelter. Softball field with other 2 shelters. Volleyball net allowed - must provide own equipment.
  • Parking: Located within 250 yards of shelter. Vehicles, with flashers, are allowed to drive to site and drop off guests and other items.
Riverview, Glen & Knoll Shelters Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Rates for One Shelter

32 seated under shelter / 80 seated outside shelter / 200 capacity per shelter
Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Rates for Two Shelters

64 seated shelter / 201-500 in area
Monday-Thursday: $250
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $400

Rates for Entire Park with Three Shelters

96 seated / 501-1000 in area
Monday-Thursday: $375
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $600

Physical Address Long Branch Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
 

Knoll Shelter Request a Shelter

  • Tables: 4 under shelter/ 10 outside
  • Grills: (2) 28" x 18" grills
  • Electricity: (2) outlets - 20 amps total
  • Water: Drinking fountain and spigot located 10 yards from shelter
  • Restrooms: Located within 50 yards from shelter
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume.) Must reserve all of Long Branch in order to have a band.
  • Recreational Areas: (1) small play module within 50 yards of shelter. Softball field shared with other 2 shelters. Volleyball net allowed - must provide own equipment.
  • Parking: Located 200 yards from shelter. Vehicles, with flashers, are allowed to drive to site and drop off guests and other items.
Riverview, Glen & Knoll Shelters Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Rates for One Shelter

32 seated under shelter / 80 seated outside shelter / 200 capacity per shelter
Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Rates for Two Shelters

64 seated shelter / 201-500 in area
Monday-Thursday: $250
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $400

Rates for Entire Park with Three Shelters

96 seated / 501-1000 in area
Monday-Thursday: $375
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $600

Physical Address Long Branch Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
 

Bay View Tent Request a Shelter

  • Tables: 12
  • Grills: 2 2ft. grills
  • Electricity: (1) 110 outlet located 20 ft. from site, bring an extension cord.
  • Water: Located nearby within 50 yards
  • Restrooms: Located within 100 yards
  • Music: DJ service or amplified music allowed (at low volume)
  • Recreational Areas: (1) small children's play module located 200 yards to the south of the tent, (1) large children's play module located 200 yards to the north of the tent. Tram stop located within 100 yards of the tent.
  • Parking: Located at Willow Bay parking lot within 100 yards of site.
Info Chart
Availability

Mid-May - Mid-October
May: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
June - August: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
September: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
October: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Capacity 72 seated
90 in area per shelter
Rates

Monday-Thursday: $125
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $200

Physical Address 7199 Onondaga Lake Park Trail
Liverpool, NY 13088

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