Park Passes

New York State Empire Pass

Empire Passes can be used at any New York State Park listed on the NYS Parks website  including, locally:

  • Delta Lake State Park
  • Verona Beach State Park
  • Chittenango Falls State Park
  • Green Lakes State Park

Empire Pass Rules:

  • Available for one week loan, no renewals. Please return the pass as soon as possible so others can enjoy it.
  • Holds cannot be placed; call the library to see if it is available.
  • Passes must be picked up and returned to the Kirkland Town Library. The pass can be put in a book drop if it is in an envelope.
  • Lost Pass Fee is $40.

Onondaga County Parks Explore The Outdoors Pass

Explore the Outdoors Pass 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)

Pass Rules

  • Available for one week loan, no renewals. Please return the pass as soon as possible so others can enjoy it.
  • Holds cannot be placed; call the library to see if it is available.
  • Passes must be picked up and returned to the Kirkland Town Library. The pass can be put in a book drop if it is in an envelope.
  • Lost Pass Fee is $55.

To read more about Onondaga County Parks, visit their website.

The Wild Center Pass

The Wild Center is a museum with live animals, hands-on exhibits, an elevated trail, and much more. It is located in Tupper Lake, NY, which is a 2 ½ hour drive from Clinton. Their website has a lot of information on their exhibits.

The pass admits two adults for $10 each and gives free admission for four children ages 17 and under.

Pass Rules

  • Available for one week loan, no renewals. Please return the pass as soon as possible so others can enjoy it.
  • Holds cannot be placed; call the library to see if it is available.
  • Passes must be picked up and returned to the Kirkland Town Library. The pass can be put in a book drop if it is in an envelope.
  • Lost Pass Fee is $90.