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Address: 1420 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: (607) 273-6260
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BUTTERFLES, A CHINCHILLA, & HEDGEHOGS…OH, MY!

After visiting the Paleontological Research Institution’s Museum of the Earth, I drove a short distance to the Cayuga Nature Center, its other facility. Museum of the Earth is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Dover, New Hampshire
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Ithaca, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The nature center is located in a beautiful area not far from Taughannock Falls. I went there to learn about how maple syrup is made and to sample it on a pancake breakfast! Wonderful for everybody...kids and adults.

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Amazing sites! took the 3/4 mile trail. There were 2 other trails that lead to the top of the gorge. 1 1/2 mi and 1 1/8 mi trails.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

After visiting the Paleontological Research Institution’s Museum of the Earth, I drove a short distance to the Cayuga Nature Center, its other facility. Museum of the Earth is about eons past; the Cayuga Nature Center is about the present day. Its displays include live birds and animals, fossils, mounted specimens, recorded bird calls, and interactive exhibits. Admission fees were: $5.00... More 

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Stormville, New York
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The nature center has been under going some renovations and is looking great! We only went for the giant treehouse which is the reason for the 4 green dots. It is hours of fun for the kids and adults. A short, not treacherous walk from the main building and there you are, a 3 story treehouse overlooking a gorge! Great... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

After spending some time at the lake and some activities decided to visit the nature center. It turned out to be a disappointment.

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Peckville
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not really that much to see there; however, if you walk the short walking trail, you will see a most unique tree house built by students from Ithaca High School and you are able to walk in and climb to the top!

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Philadelphia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Interesting nature center. Bring the kids they will love the animals and 5 story treehouse. There is a beautiful meadow walk for those that don't care to play in the treehouse. The staff is very friendly and eager to please.

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Vestal, New York
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A great place to take your kids if they love treehouses! There is a HUGE tree house here that you can all climb around in and explore! It is in a beautiful location and the indoor/outdoor animal exhibits are an added bonus!

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stopped with 2 teens just to have something to do while we were in Ithaca area.I don't remember the entrance fee, but it was not inexpensive for what was there. It may have been $14 or $15 with a Triple-A card for 2 adults and 2 teens, but it was worth more like perhaps $3 each at most. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wow! I wrongly assumed the treehouse was free to visitors just walking the grounds, my family was there for about a half of an hour and we were charged $28 ! My suggestion would be to have a family price or per car , for now we won't be returning , my children did enjoy the treehouse!

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