Beaver Lake Nature Center

Beaver Lake Nature Center

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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.

Beaver Lake Nature Center

  • Birthday Parties

    Birthday Parties

    Host a nature birthday party for your child at Beaver Lake Nature Center! Friends and families will enjoy a 2-hour long party filled with nature fun, hands-on discovery, and outdoor experiences. Click here for more information.

  • Canoeing / Kayaking

    Canoeing / Kayaking

    Experience Beaver Lake Nature Center in a whole different way by enjoying a leisurely paddle on your own across the lake. Explore the lake’s edge and search for beaver lodges, turtles, herons, and osprey. Click here for more information.

  • Cross-Country Skiing

    Cross-Country Skiing

    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.

  • Gift Shop

    Gift Shop

    Whether you are at the Center or at home on the couch, browse Beaver Lake's Gift Shop, inspired by nature.  You'll find educational toys & books, plush animals, decorative accessories, jewelry,  t-shirts, hats and mugs, seasonal items such as maple syrup and more.  We're a wonderful resource for teachers, parents and grandparents!  We have something for all ages. Click here to shop online.

  • Nature Programs

    Nature Programs

    Beaver Lake Nature Center offers close to 400 nature programs and workshops a year, including birdwalks, classes on tree identification, guided canoe tours and so much more. Click here for more information.

  • Picnic Areas

    Picnic Areas

    Beaver Lake Nature Center offers various indoor and outdoor venues to rent for meetings, parties, memorials, workshops, wedding ceremonies, artist exhibitions, and other events. Click here for more information.

  • Rentals: Boats

    Rentals: Boats

    Experience Beaver Lake Nature Center in a whole different way by enjoying a leisurely paddle on your own across the lake. Explore the lake’s edge and search for beaver lodges, turtles, herons, and osprey. Click here for more information.

  • Rentals: Snowshoes

    Rentals: Snowshoes

    Visitors are welcome to bring their own snowshoes or rent a pair from the Visitor Center. Click here for more information.

  • School/Group Tours

    School/Group Tours

    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

  • Snowshoeing

    Snowshoeing

    Beaver Lake Nature Center is the perfect place for beginner and advanced snowshoers. During the winter, trails specifically designated for snowshoeing are opened as conditions allow. Visitors are welcome to bring their own snowshoes or rent a pair from the Visitor Center. Snowshoe programs are offered throughout the snow season at Beaver Lake Nature Center, check the events calendar for details. Click here for more information about snowshoeing, including trail conditions.

  • Trails (Walking/Hiking)

    Trails (Walking/Hiking)

    Explore 670 acres of natural habitat and 9 miles of trails at Beaver Lake Nature Center. Most trails are classified as easy and are designed for nature study and observation. Click here for more information.

  • Wellness Programs

    Wellness Programs

    Beaver Lake hosts a variety of wellness programs including yoga, tai chi and more. Click here for upcoming dates. 

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.

Beaver Lake Nature Center

Click here for more information.

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.

Beaver Lake Nature Center

Click here for more information.

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.

Beaver Lake Nature Center

8477 East Mud Lake Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

T: (315) 638-2519
F: (315) 638-7488
BLNC@ongov.net

Click here for more information.

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.

Beaver Lake Nature Center

Current Weather
moderate rain
Hi 80.92 F° | Lo 63.97 F°
moderate rain

Rentals

No snowshoe rentals

Snowfall

No new snow

Conditions

Spring conditions on the trails.

Additional Information

Northern and Southern Exposure Snowshoe trails are CLOSED to all activity.

All other trails are open for walking.

Please be aware of the following trail conditions: 

  • Boardwalks may be slippery.
  • Portions of the boardwalks on both the Bog Trail and Lake Loop Trail may be underwater.

No snowshoe rentals.

Last updated: March 27th, 2024 @ 10:15am

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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