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Battle Island State Park
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Chenango Valley State Park
Chittenango Falls State Park
Clark Reservation State Park
Delta Lake State Park
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Gilbert Lake State Park
Glimmerglass State Park
Green Lakes State Park
Hunt's Pond State Park
Old Erie Canal State Historic Park
Oquaqa Creek State Park
Pixley Falls State Park
Selkirk Shores State Park
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Delta Lake State Park
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Delta Lake State Park
Description - As the heartland of New York, the Central Travel Region is a unique compilation of farmsteads, geological wonders, majestic caverns, sparkling lakes and cascading waterfalls. The area has eight State Historic Sites, each offering a look into New York's past. Over a dozen State Parks offer a smorgasbord of outdoor recreation ranging from excellent fishing and camping to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. One of the most visited sites in the region is the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which chronicles baseball's masters. Another favorite is the Farmers' Museum which is an 1845 working farm. Golfers enjoy this region's courses with its rolling hills, picture perfect conifers and lush grasses. Over 9,000 square miles of beautiful valleys, glacial lakes and rolling hills create the Central Travel Region.

Attractions - As the heartland of New York, the Central Travel Region is a unique compilation of farmsteads, geological wonders, majestic caverns, sparkling lakes and cascading waterfalls. One of the most visited sites in the region is the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which chronicles baseball's masters. Another favorite in the area is the Farmers' Museum which is an 1845 working farm where artisans may be viewed working their wares. The Old Erie Canal is interesting to view and is a favorite among children. Over 9,000 square miles are filled with lush valleys, glacial sculpted lakes and rolling hills.

Recreation - Viewing historic sites and viewing scenery are two favorite activities in the heartland of New York. The area has eight State Historic Sites, each offering a look into New York's past. Over a dozen State Parks offer a smorgasbord of outdoor recreation ranging from excellent fishing and camping to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Multi-use trails along with picnic groves with nearby playgrounds are found at nearly every turn. Another fabulous attraction to this travel region is the area golf courses. The rolling hills, picture perfect conifers and lush grasses are a duffers delight.

Climate - The Central Travel Region experiences average January temperatures from 18 degrees to above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 to above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that the Syracuse area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 36 inches to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt. The heaviest precipitation is received in the region's northeast segment.

Location - The Central Travel Region in New York is centrally located with Finger Lakes Travel Region on the western edge, the state of Pennsylvania to the south and the Thousand Islands Travel Region along with Lake Ontario on the north side. To the northeast lies the Adirondacks with the Saratoga / Capital Travel Region due east. The southeastern area is bordered by Palisades / Catskill Travel Region.


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Oneida County Convention & Visitors Bureau, NYS Thruway Exit #31, P.O. Box 551 , Utica, NY, 13503, Phone: 800-426-3132, Fax: 315-724-7335
, oneidany@dreamscape.com

Additional Information:
New York Travel Regions - The state of New York is divided into twelve travel regions. Over 170 State Parks are found throughout the state with numerous public land holdings in the Adirondacks and Catskills.

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