FOR DECADES the boxing community looked on with envy as legends from other sports were inducted into their respective halls of fame. The shrines to baseball, football and basketball are located in the ancestrial homes to those sports. But boxing has no such geographical origin. Although organized pugilism as we know it originated in England, the sport’s epicenter moved across to America around the same time that the sun began to set on Queen Victoria’s empire.
National Baseball Hall of Fame
Museum open daily from 9AM – 5PM
Admission: FREE (Members), $14.50 (Adults), $9.50 (Sr.), $5 (Age 7-12), FREE (Age 0-6), Retired & Active Military FREE
Scenic trails leading to a 137′ waterfall beckon visitors to bring a well-stocked picnic basket and a sense of adventure. This geological wonder, formed by retreating glaciers, was the site of Onondaga County’s first mill operation in 1796. Picnic opportunities abound. Pratt’s Falls is popular for archery and cross-country skiing. (more…)
Over 20 miles of year round trails are the prime attraction at the “Adirondacks of Central New York.” The oldest county park contains more than six square miles of rugged forest terrain detailed in free maps available at Skyline Lodge; a self-guided Nature Trail is the perfect introductory hike.
Popular Activities include:
Hiking – Trails open during regular park hours.
Mountain Biking Season – May – November
Picnics – Meetings – Weddings – Reserve a Picnic Shelter (available May-October) or Skyline Lodge, (available year round) for your next special event – Learn More
Horseback Riding – Mid-April – November, Tuesdays – Sundays: Experienced trail guides will lead riders (ages 7 & up) for $25 per person per hour. Weather permitting. Reservations are required, call 495-6263.
Youth Group Camping – Five cabins and numerous tenting areas, available year round, are devoted to organized youth groups. Facilities rent from $29-$69 per night, which averages about $2 per child. Reserve online today, or call 683-5550 for information.