With various well-renowned museums, art galleries, and performance centers, Syracuse is one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in Onondaga County, New York.
Here are the nine most beautiful lakes in Syracuse you won’t want to miss.
They are meromictic lakes, meaning they have layers of water that don’t mix, making them an unusual blue-green color.
Being a lake within a village, Cazenovia Lake offers various paid and free activities, including fishing, swimming, sightseeing, dining, and more.
Cross Lake also has two islands. Though you can’t camp on them, you can still use them for sightseeing, fishing, or waterfowl hunting.
In contrast to Green Lake, Onondaga Lake is dimictic, meaning that the layers of water mix completely at least once a year.
This lake is a popular fishing destination for yellow perches and wall eye. Other species include freshwater drum, smallmouth bass, northern pike, largemouth bass, tiger muskellunge, etc.