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Address: 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY

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Great Place to Visit - Worth the drive

We went here to walk a couple of their bird trails. We hoped to see a several species of birds. We were disappointed that we only saw 5 species. However, ever trip to see birds is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went here to walk a couple of their bird trails. We hoped to see a several species of birds. We were disappointed that we only saw 5 species. However, ever trip to see birds is not successful. The trails that we walked were very pleasant. There was plenty of shade and the trails are well maintained. They are doing... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Loved this quiet place to take a walk and look for birds. July is not the best time, but we did see Great Crested Flycatcher, robins and catbirds all sprawled out on the boardwalk with wings spread out. Guess they were sunbathing, but it was quite hilarious.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

There is nothing not to like about the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's sapsucker woods sanctuary. From inside the Lab, you have access to a phenomenal resource of birding lore - binoculars, telescopes, a wetland to spy on. From the outside you have lovely trails to explore all around the property with lots of varied habitat. It's a great spot for... More 

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Los Angeles California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the location of the Ornithology Lab. Visit both together. binoculars are recommended for birdwatching on the trails. The lab has a bird feeding station for close-up viewing and exhibits

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St. Marys, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Make sure to bring mosquito spray and cover up. I was eaten alive on the trail system and although I heard a lot of birds, I see more birds off my balcony at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the Cornell Lab of Ornithology site. The study of birds -- while walking in the woods, or seeing the results of research -- tells us a great deal about what is going on in the environment. The facility is world-class, and every staff member stands ready to help -- to direct you, inform you and to wecome you.

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Well there was three of us that walked the woods having a extremely beautiful day to enjoy a walk. Have not been there in many years and there had been plenty of improvements and still they are in progress of doing more. I do say you must have good weather to do a walk and enjoy the wild life. The... More 

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Corning, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Traveled here to see some wild life with the family. Didn't get to see too much wild life this trip but we will be back again.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I stumbled upon this place, and I was so happy I did. It's just great place to see birds and learn about them! Highly recommended for bird enthusiasts.

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Dryden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The trails through Sapsucker Woods and the Ornithological Center are truly one of the gems of the Dryden/Ithaca area. Even if you don't think of yourself as a bird enthusiast but you do enjoy the outdoors, you should check this place out if in the area!

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Address: 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca

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