School/Group Tours

School/Group Tours

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The education department offers fun educational experiences for a wide range of visitors. Whether you are a family, teacher, general visitor or representative of a group, we offer programs to meet your needs and interests. Click here for more information.

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Salt Museum

Tours are available May-October. Tour groups are limited to 30 students/adults at a cost of $50 per tour. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (315) 453-6712 or emailing, beginning in January for the upcoming season.

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Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery

With the help of our "Self guided tour brochure", available at the park office, school groups and individual can explore the workings of the hatchery throughout the year. CBFH staff is always available to answer additional questions.

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Beaver Lake Nature Center

Beaver Lake Nature Center’s school field trip programming was developed to align with current New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS). During these programs, students will engage with the natural world as nature becomes the classroom. Trail hikes, animal features, and nature exploration are just a few of the possible experiential learning opportunities. Click here for more information. Beaver Lake has also created special programming for homeschool groups, click here for more information

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Onondaga Lake Park

Skä•noñh - Great Law of Peace Center, a Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Heritage Center focused on telling the story of the native peoples of central New York offers school and group tours by appointment. Click here for more information.

The Salt Museum which tells the "salty" history of Syracuse and Onondaga County offers school and group tours by appointment. Click here for more information.

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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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