Don't miss our historical cave tour!

A fun and historical lantern tour.

Nature Programs & Events

A Midsummer Night

Join us at the pavilion on June 18 for a magical midsummer party.

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Private Tours

Private Tours

Book a private tour today! It's a great way to see the caves and support OFA.

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Onondaga is one of the ten most beautiful caves in the world

Look where Onondaga Cave ended up for 2015! How cool is that? All caves are amazing, but Onondaga AND Cathedral Caves really are so beautiful, such rare gems. If you haven’t been to these caves, or if it’s been a long time, plan to visit in 2016!

Volunteer Opportunities

Many Thanks to our volunteers, patrons and fellow adventurers for a wonderful 2015!
We’re off to a great start for 2016, with some cool events fueled by energy and excitement! Come see what’s up, and please consider becoming or volunteer.  Check out our many volunteer opportunities to see what best suits you, and feel free to contact us.

Who We Are

The Onondaga Friends Association (OFA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit group made up of ordinary citizens who volunteer to help Onondaga Cave State Park accomplish its goals of fostering the public’s appreciation, education, and preservation of Onondaga Cave State Park’s natural and cultural history and resources.

Join Us

Joining the Onondaga Friends Association is simple. In doing so, you are committing a little of your skill, time, effort, and/or money to something worthwhile. If you are looking for a rewarding experience, join us!  Click on the button below to become a member at whatever level you are comfortable with.  We will send our grateful acknowledgement to you and have your free cave tickets available for you in the Visitor Center.

Join Onondaga Friends Association today!