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Address: 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY
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Great birding location

There are lots of trails to walk and bird through a variety of different habitats so it is a really good place to go birding whether you have a short time or longer. We didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida, USA
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife, teenage daughter and I visited in November. They have nice trails and offer free binoculars to use when bird watching. There were artists actually painting the walls with beautiful wildlife inside the visitor center. Neat experience.

Thank relaxuremind
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174 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of trails to walk and bird through a variety of different habitats so it is a really good place to go birding whether you have a short time or longer. We didn't really have time to visit the Cornell Lab, beyond a quick peek inside, but this is a great place and would have liked to spend... More 

Thank LondonKaytee
Vienna, VA
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122 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We didn't spend much time here but what I saw was a visitor center a bunch of trails. They had a list of birds that you might spot and I was quite surprised at how extensive it was -- it had some things I didn't expect including a bald eagle. There didn't seem to be much in the visitor center... More 

Thank MisterMVA
Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

On the edge of Ithaca, this park has great trails to walk through multiple environments. Every time I visit there seems to be a different mix of birds.

Thank mugg7
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Glorious in the fall! The path that takes you under the beeches is a golden cathedral of branches and leaves. A tunnel of gold, never to be forgotten. Of course, it was awfully nice in August, too, but I will always remember the time I went in the autumn. Go. Now!

Thank Betsy R
Rochester, New York
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74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We visited with snow on the ground and enjoyed this even more as we had the woods all to ourselves and took our time sans time constraints or others. The lab where one can play bird song and play WITH bird song was the best and kids (of all ages) should enjoy this. There should be someone you can call... More 

Thank farmhand2014
Ithaca, New York
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126 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Love it! The (relatively) newly renovated Lab of Ornithology is just a great place to visit, and the trails around the center are great for taking a nice hike and seeing birds. Took a walk on the trails in February - okay, very few birds, but one of them was a pileated woodpecker! Keep in mind, dogs are NOT welcome... More 

Thank karlou25
Hoboken, New Jersey
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

First time I was there in 1989, it was a Lab of Ornithology with nice trails to watch birds. Since then, they have transformed into very attractive nature center with research labs and trails are still very peaceful and full of encounter with creatures, Sapsucker included. It is easy to walk but still feels like you get lost. The people... More 

Thank MommyandmeColombo
Moneta, Virginia
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I enjoy nature walks and bird watching and this was right up my alley. Varieties of birds that you only find in that area

Thank helen t
Glen Aubrey, New York
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

They have many great nature trails to choose from. Also the large pond to see much in wild life. The family had a great walk.

Thank Torinoluvr58

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