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Sapsucker Woods

159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY
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Ranked #5 of 18 attractions in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests
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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We visited with adult children & grandchildren; there was something for everyone! Beautiful grounds & facilities. The staff was friendly & helpful. The property is very well maintained. I'd love to return & spend the day with the birds & my camera.

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Pottstown
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We didn't have the arm-length telephoto lens on our camera like some of the ornithologists we saw walking the trails at Cornell University's Sapsucker Woods. But my wife and I were transformed from casual watchers to serious birders during our visit in early June. The Lab of Ornithology just north of Cornell University offers a wonderful insight into the complex... More

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Trumansburg, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

What a beautiful place to visit and a wonderful habitat for many animals especially the birds that we were lucky enough to see.

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lake district
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Only a few minutes drive to a beautiful relaxing sanctuary to get away from the hustle and bustle. Pleasant trails meander round the tarn with another smaller wooded area across the road. Lots of woodpeckers seen!

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Toronto, Ontario
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is area has great trails that work their way around the Sapsucker Woods Pond and beyond. It is an easy walk but was a bit wet in some areas while we were there. There are some great vantage points to take pictures or use your binoculars around the pond. I was lucky enough to be visiting the pond when... More

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Horseheads
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stopped for a short visit after years of driving by the sign.. The trails are easy to walk and well marked. There are several smaller ponds and one large pond. We say a beaver and a pileated woodpecker while walking. There is much more than trails - a visitors center and guided tours. We will be back to enjoy... More

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Oneonta, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This was a great place to visit. We only had a very short time to visit, not enough time to do this place justice. I want to come back in the spring when the ice has melted. This is a jewel in Ithaca and I would strongly urge people to visit, walk the trails, and learn about birding.

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Ithaca, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a quiet and beautiful spot for observing nature in many forms. The visitor center is very nice and the paths are well maintained. If you need to get away for a moment this is the perfect place, very close to downtown Ithaca.

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Providence, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Sapsucker woods is a wonderful place to walk, on shaded paths in the summer and on somewhat raised paths when it is wet in fall and winter. The weekend guided hikes are informative and well-attended and yes, they will lend you binoculars if you need them.

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Ithaca, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Such a wonderful place to go in the spring and the beautiful fall. The sound center, the library, and the small art collection should not be missed. Staff is very friendly and provides everything you need to truly leave with more knowledge and a deeper understanding of your experience.

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