Onondaga County Parks

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Highland Forest

Current Weather:
32F / 0C
Cloudy
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 7:34 pm - Fabius, NY
Rental Information: Available on a first come, first served basis daily. Weather and conditions permitting from 9am-3pm beginning Saturday, December 13. For more information, click on link below.
Snowfall: Base is in the process of being established.
Conditions: Wet granular. 0-5" packed snow; track set on West Wind, Southside Loop and Northview trails. East Rim left natural. South Extension CLOSED. Skate Trails have been combed. Small debris from trees on trail.
Last Updated: 12/17/2014 @ 8:18am

All trails close at 4:30 pm.

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SLEDDING HILL: OPEN

HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES: To begin weekend of Dec. 13-14, 11AM - 4PM.  Last ride goes out at 3:30PM.

CONCESSIONS: To be opened weekend of Dec. 13-14. Hours: 11AM - 4PM.  

Beaver Lake Nature Center

Current Weather:
33F / 1C
Light Snow
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 6:53 pm - Baldwinsville, NY
Rental Information: No rentals available.
Snowfall: No usable base.
Conditions: All trails now open for walking. Snowshoe Trails are closed.
Last Updated: 12/17/2014 @ 10:44am

Onondaga Lake Park - Long Branch Park

Current Weather:
33F / 1C
Light Snow
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 6:53 pm - Liverpool, NY
Rental Information: Not available
Snowfall: 12"
Conditions: Good
Last Updated: 12/11/2014 @ 2:07pm

The sledding hill is open daily, weather permitting from 10 AM until 5 PM. The hill is located in Long Branch Park and is unsupervised. Cross country skiing is allowed at Long Branch Park and on the Shoreline Walking Trail at Onondaga Lake Park.

Oneida Shores

Current Weather:
33F / 1C
Light Snow
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 6:53 pm - Brewerton, NY
Rental Information: Not available
Snowfall: none
Conditions: Many Bare Spots
Last Updated: 12/17/2014 @ 8:22am

Snowmobiles are NOT ALLOWED in the Mckinley Ridge Reserved Area of park, or near Arrowhead Lodge.

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