Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

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Highland Forest

Highland boasts 40 miles of cross-country ski trails, 20 of which are groomed and track-set for all ability levels, and 3 skate ski loops. It is the ideal place for skiers, snowshoers and hikers who are looking to experience the pristine nature that Southern Onondaga County has to offer. Ski, boot & pole rentals are available. 

Click here to download the Highland Forest Trail Maps.

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 for the latest condition report.

Cross Country Ski Day Pass: $10; $5 child (15 & under)

Cross Country Ski Season Pass: $30; $20 child (15 & under)

Cross Country Ski Season Passes can be purchased AND paid for online beginning November 1. Click here for more information.

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Beaver Lake Nature Center

Beaver Lake Nature Center is the perfect place for beginner and advanced snowshoers and cross-country skiers. During the winter, trails are specifically designated for snowshoeing and skiing and are opened as conditions allow. Visitors are welcome to bring their own snowshoes or rent a pair from the Visitor Center. Cross-country skis are not available for rent. Click here for more information.

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Onondaga Lake Park

Enjoy Cross Country Skiing on the Shoreline Walking Trail, the Long Branch Park loop or on the West Shore Trail.  Rentals are not available.

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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.

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