Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

Take a look inside:

The Adirondack-style building featuring a panoramic view of southern Onondaga County, offers the perfect location for your next special occasion. Available for weddings, parties, meetings and more, Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest also serves as an intimate public gathering place for skiers and all other park users looking to kick back and warm up around the fireplace during the winter. Covered patio, outdoor seating areas, an indoor summer lounge and Adirondack style chairs make the lodge equally as enjoyable the rest of the year. The park offices and ski/snowshoe rental shop are located at Skyline Lodge.

"Absolutely one of the best parks in Onondaga County...Skyline Lodge is beautiful and a wonderful place for almost any event."
Monica Todeschini, Syracuse, NY

Memorable Weddings, Meetings, Parties and more!

2021SkylinePicA2Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest can hold groups of up to 150 people inside. For smaller functions, the space can be divided to hold up to 80 in the Limestone Room and up to 50 in the Kenyon Hollow Room. You may choose to use our exclusive caterer or you may bring in your own home-cooked food. 

Reservations

  • Reservations for the entire facility are available up to 2 years before the date. (Please note: Online booking is currently only available up to 365 days in advance, if you are interested in a date beyond that, call our Reservations Department at (315) 451-6249.)
  • Reservations for either the Kenyon Hollow or Limestone Rooms may be made up to 6 months before the date.
  • All customers must choose one of the following food service options upon placing their reservation: Full Service Catering, Delivery or Home Cooked Food. Customers who choose Full Service are required to use the exclusive caterer for all catering, White Linen Hospitality presented by Bull & Bear. We strongly recommend potential customers contact the caterer prior to placing a reservation to review food & beverage options available.
  • Click here for the Skyline Lodge Policies, including cancellation/refund and alcohol policies.
  • Click here to reserve a date today or call (315) 451-6249.

White Linen Hospitality Catering

Our exclusive caterer, White Linen Hospitality presented by Bull & Bear is available to help with all your event needs and will help you plan your perfect day. They offer full service catering, food delivery, set-up and more. Feel free to contact them at any time to review menu options, pricing, other needs, such as flowers, DJ and much more. We strongly recommend potential customers contact the caterer prior to placing a reservation to review food & beverage options available. They can be reached at (315) 559-8800 or info@whitelinenhospitality.com.

 


Photo credit: Wedding couple outside - Maggie Gallagher Photography

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.

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

Tables/Chairs Tables
27 round tables (5ft diameter) - seats 6-8 people
18 rectangle tables (6ft x 2.5ft) - seats 6 people

Chairs
If you are planning a home cooked or drop-off/delivery event, you will be provided with the number of requested chairs. If you are planning a full service event, White Linen Hospitality will provide you with banquet style chairs. 
Kitchen Sink, oven with 6 burner gas cooktop, ice machine, refrigerator (standard 30”) with freezer. Customers must bring their own utensils/cookware. 
Catering All customers must use the exclusive caterer, White Linen Hospitality for any full service events. Customers planning to serve food must choose one of the following options upon making their reservation: Full Service Catering; Delivery or Home Cooked. 
Full Service Catering White Linen Hospitality presented by Bull & Bear's Full Service Catering includes a personal event planner, venue coordinator, linens, banquet style chairs, flatware & more. Customers who choose this option must use White Linen Hospitality.
Drop Off Food/Home Cooked Option Customers do have the option of having food delivered/dropped off from a different caterer or bringing in their own food. Please note, staff from other caterers/restaurants are not permitted in the kitchen or other serving areas of the lodge. Highland Forest will provide tables, chairs & garbage removal only. Customer must supply everything else including linens, tableware, etc. You will be contacted by the Highland staff approximately 2 weeks prior to your event regarding room set-up, numbers of tables/chairs needed, etc. 
Fireplace There is a gas fireplace on Skyline/Limestone side of room. Kenyon Hollow Room does not have a fireplace.
Deck The deck is available to use during your event. Customers must supply their own chairs/tables for outside use. The tables/chairs provided inside are not to be moved outside. Please note: The deck is a shared space. Exclusive use of it is not included in your rental, the general public will have access to it during your event. (The deck is not shoveled during the winter and may not be available.)
The deck is 2500 square feet. 75' long by building x 20' deep and 30' x 30' to the north.
Music DJ or band allowed.
Accessible Skyline Lodge is wheelchair accessible.
WiFi Skyline Lodge does not have public wifi.
Bridal Suite/Changing Room Skyline Lodge does not offer a private bridal suite or changing room facilities on the premises.
Tents Tents are not permitted.
Parking Lot can accommodate 190 cars
Dogs Service dogs only are permitted inside the lodge.
Misc. The following are not permitted: balloons, fireworks, sparklers, floating lanterns, tape, tacks or nails on walls or fireplace.

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.

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

Reservations for Skyline Lodge may be made up to 2 years in advance, only one group may reserve the lodge per day, while reservations for either the Limestone or Kenyon Hollow Rooms may be made 6 months ahead. Please note: Skyline Lodge is one large room, if divided the one large room becomes two smaller rooms, Limestone Room & Kenyon Hollow Room, When divided, the Limestone Room is larger and offers access to the fireplace and features the cathedral ceiling.

Click here to reserve your date today. FULL payment is due upon placing your reservation. 
MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted. (Please note: Online booking is currently only available up to 365 days in advance, if you are interested in a date beyond that, call our Reservations Department at (315) 451-6249.)

Click here for the Skyline Lodge Policies. Review carefully before placing a reservation.

For more information about reserving Skyline Lodge, call (315) 451-6249, email reservations@ongov.net 

We strongly recommend potential customers contact the caterer prior to placing a reservation to review food & beverage options available. For catering information, contact White Linen Hospitality presented by Bull & Bear at (315) 559-8800 or info@whitelinenhospitality.com.
 
Potential customers are welcome to visit the lodge, and view the room(s), during regular business hours, April-November 8:30am-4:00pm; December-March 9:00am-4:30pm. No appointment is necessary. The room(s) will not be open to view during private events. Feel free to reach out to the Reservations Department (315) 451-6249/ reservations@ongov.net or Highland Forest (315) 638-5550 or highland@ongov.net, to see if the space is open for viewing.

AVAILABILITY/RATES
April - November:
The lodge/rooms are available to reserve for up to 10 hours between 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Prices below are per day.
Set-up, ceremony (if applicable), event & clean-up must take place during the selected 10 hour time frame.

December - March: 
The lodge/rooms are available to reserve from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Prices below are per day.
Set-up, ceremony (if applicable), event & clean-up must take place during the 4 hour time frame.

Skyline Lodge - up to 150 people  $750 - Friday-Sunday & Holidays $500 - Monday-Thursday
Limestone Room - up to 80 people 
$450 - Friday-Sunday & Holidays $300 - Monday-Thursday
Kenyon Hollow Room - up to 50 people $350 - Friday-Sunday & Holidays $200 - Monday-Thursday

Planning a winter event? Add a sleighride to your rental.
Click here for more information.


Cancellation/Refund Policy:

  • A minimum of $50 per rental day is non-refundable.
  • All refund/cancellation requests must be made in writing:
    Email - reservations@ongov.net
    or
    Onondaga County Parks
    Attn: Reservations
    106 Lake Drive
    Liverpool, NY 13088

  • Cancellations received more than 10 months before the event date will receive a full refund, minus a $50 per rental day, non-refundable administrative charge.
  • Cancellations received less than 10 months before the original event date will not receive a refund. Payments made for Limestone Room or Kenyon Hollow Room are non-refundable.
  • Payments made for dates reserved less than 10 months ahead are non-refundable.

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.

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

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.

Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest

Reservations
Online: Click here to check availability or request a date for your next event
Email: reservations@ongov.net 
Phone: (315) 451-6249

Catering Information: (315) 559-8800 or info@whitelinenhospitality.com.

Physical Address

1254 Highland Forest Rd.
Fabius, NY 13063

For more information about Highland Forest, call (315) 683-5550 or email highland@ongov.net.

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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