Salmon River Fish Hatchery is the major stocking source of several strains of salmon and trout for Lakes Ontario and Erie.The hatchery is open to the public from April through November.
Oneida Lake Fish Cultural Station is the largest walleye hatchery in the U.S. It is open to the public from April through September.
Rice Creek Field Station is located to the south of SUNY Oswego’s campus. The building is used for research and teaching of biological and earth science. The grounds also provide nature trails, as well as forests, ponds, and streams. The facility features a 7,600 square-ft. main building and an observatory with a 12.5-inch telescope.
Derby Hill Bird Observatory is one of the premier hawk watches in the Northeastern United States.
There are nearly 100 hiking trails
within Oswego County. You can find them in State Parks and State Forests, as well as within the cities of Oswego and Fulton.