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Green Lakes State Park

7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville, NY 13066-9658
+1 315-637-6111
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Sunset at the park

We timed our visit to coincide with sunset. My group liked to do amateur photography and there is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy C
via mobile
Great HIking

Great trails of all lengths and difficulties - beautiful! You can put in some good hill work here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dennis G
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Princeton, New Jersey
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
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7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville, NY 13066-9658
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+1 315-637-6111
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"round lake"
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"green lake"
in 29 reviews
"robert trent jones"
in 8 reviews
"hiking trails"
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"main lake"
in 4 reviews
"public golf course"
in 5 reviews
"nice lake"
in 3 reviews
"central new york"
in 7 reviews
"clear water"
in 3 reviews
"great beach"
in 3 reviews
"rolling hills"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
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"great place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"in season"
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"green color"
in 7 reviews
"great hiking"
in 3 reviews
"erie canal"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We timed our visit to coincide with sunset. My group liked to do amateur photography and there is plenty of subject matter to capture here. The trails are marked and easy to follow. My favorite is the loop around the lake. There is construction at...More

Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trails of all lengths and difficulties - beautiful! You can put in some good hill work here if you want to.

Thank Dennis G
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great Place, Beautiful Views so much to see and do at this amazing New York State Park. if you visit when the beach is open that is another added bonus. The walking and hiking trails are so much fun to explore. Nature at its most...More

Thank Kassy E
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This state park has 2 of only 10 meromictic lakes in the United States: •Ballston Lake, 30 km NNW of Albany, New York •Fayetteville Green Lake and Round Lake, in Green Lakes State Park near Syracuse, New York •Glacier Lake, in Clark Reservation State Park...More

Thank Allmyideasareused
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Well kept park with a network of short footpaths that can be combined for longer hiking. The 2 very deep natural lakes have a very interesting history and biology that cause the green color as well as a sort of coral reef. The office/store is...More

Thank iworkouuut2
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Having grown up in the Central New York area, I've spent many summer days at Green Lakes. Back when the trees and roots protruded through the sand and soil adjacent to the water, my friends and I took swim lessons and romped through the coolness...More

Thank Route100
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I feel so fortunate to live near this park! It is beautiful at all times of the year. There is a flat 2 mile walking trail around one of the lakes. There is also a public beach and swimming areas in the summer time. The...More

1  Thank Sara C
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Went to this place for the first time with the wife on a gift certificate we got for Christmas and the service is amazing. The gentlemen who operate the place are very generous and courteous. Lanes were nice and I seen plenty of kids here...More

1  Thank Steed J
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I visited Green Lakes this past Sunday. It is a gorgeous place and it was a gorgeous day. I was there for 40 minutes total only to come back to the car with a broken window, broken door handle and my purse stolen. The car...More

3  Thank Karyn R
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were in Syracuse to celebrate my father in law's 90th birthday and thought of Green Lakes as a nice place for a picnic lunch. Even though it was "off-season", the park is still open for day activities but without swimming. We arrived shortly after...More

Thank CollegeDadFor2
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hmhmec
19 October 2017|
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Response from Yahoomac | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. Lots to do in the park during the summer months, including the golf course. And you're a 10-minute drive from shopping and good restaurants if the weather isn't great.
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