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Address: 1420 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: (607) 273-6260
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A nice stop - especially if you have kids.

I always stop at Nature Centers - and this one was a good stop. I especially enjoyed climbing around the 6 story tree house that a local senior class had built. It was amazing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Susan W
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Youngsville, Pennsylvania
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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There wasn't too much to offer, but there were a few birds an other animals. The tree house as cool and the grounds were beautiful.

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Thank Shannon T
Youngsville, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I always stop at Nature Centers - and this one was a good stop. I especially enjoyed climbing around the 6 story tree house that a local senior class had built. It was amazing! The rooms were filled with science and nature items gathered from local places. They had an impressive assortment of taxidermied fowl. I also enjoyed the walking... More 

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Thank Susan W
Lavallette, New Jersey
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Great treehouse for 4-8 year olds who like to climb. Main building has lots of good exhibits plus a couple trails with a great view of.Denison Falls. Geared for younger kids

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Thank Mike K
Buffalo, New York
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60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The Cayuga Nature Center is great low-tech fun. The kids and I always have a great time climbing in the treehouse, hiking the grounds, seeing the animals and learning some fun facts about our world. Just another fun family spot in Ithaca.

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Thank DayTripper1630
Oakdale, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This was the highlight of the sightseeing portion of our trip. It was an easy walk from the parking area to the scenic overlook. We met some locals who gave us a good history of the falls, including a story about a Rod Serling episode of a Twi light zone show that featured a picture of the Falls

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Thank Bob R
Frederick, Maryland
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Great place to hike and see the beautiful falls and check out the tree house. WE stopped on our way to somewhere else, or we would have stayed longer.

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Thank Araminta F
Ithaca, New York
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The tree-house alone, "Tree-tops" makes this a wonderful, whimsical experience in nature. The Nature Center also has an historic place in time that is interesting and unusual. Add some great hike/walks and you can enjoy one to two hours of very special "Ithaca nature"

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Thank Sgrdn3
Glen Ridge, New Jersey
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Amazing historic area with an easy trail and a magical waterfall. Easy level trail is good for small children.

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Thank arewethereyet3
Ithaca, New York
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

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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Thank venezia458
Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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Thank Karen S

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