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Onondaga County Park Passes

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**Search Title: "Explore Outdoors Pass"

OCPL Park Passes can be used at:

  • Beaver Lake Nature Center (one vehicle)
  • Highland Forest (up to four visitors)
  • Jamesville Beach Park (one personal vehicle)
  • Oneida Shores Park (one personal vehicle)
  • Pratt’s Falls Park (up to four visitors)
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (up to four visitors)

OCPL Park Pass Rules

  • Available for three day loan, no renewals
  • Non holdable, non renewable
  • 1 pass per library card
  • Must be 18 years or older to borrow
  • Passes must be picked up at the library and returned in person
  • Lost Pass Fee is $65
  • Overdue fine is $1 per day for passes borrowed for the Syracuse city libraries. Suburban libraries have different overdue fees.

New York State Empire Passes

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Empire Passes can be used at any NEW YORK STATE park listed on the NYS Parks website 

This includes, locally: 

  • Chittenango Falls State Park
  • Clark Reservation State Park
  • Fair Haven Beach State Park
  • Green Lakes State Park

Empire Pass Rules

  • Available for three day loan, no renewals
  • Non holdable, non renewable
  • 1 pass per library card
  • Must be 18 years or older to borrow
  • Passes must be picked up at the library and returned in person
  • Lost Pass Fee varies by owning library
  • Overdue fine is $1 per day for passes borrowed for the Syracuse city libraries. Suburban libraries have different overdue fees.