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Sapsucker Woods

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Address: 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 18008432473

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Nice quiet walk

Sapsucker Woods is wonderful place to visit. You can learn everything you ever wanted to know about birds inside, then take a walk around the pond. It's an easy walk, and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sharon W
Ithaca, New York
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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sapsucker Woods is wonderful place to visit. You can learn everything you ever wanted to know about birds inside, then take a walk around the pond. It's an easy walk, and very beautiful. I love that it's quiet and not crowded. You can stroll through at your leisure or walk fast for some exercise. I highly recommend it to anyone!

Thank Sharon W
New Haven, Connecticut
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place! I've been visiting it for over 20 years, and it keeps getting better. The newest addition is a gigantic wall mural of the world with birds superimposed over the continents along with line drawings of their prehistoric ancestors. A built-in iPad on the second floor lets you choose a bird, read about its history and habits,... More 

Thank Judith L
Bronx, New York
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to walk one of the trails, easily. Although we did not see many birds that day, I enjoyed the walk and I would try again another day if I were in the area again.

Thank Anita M
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think we managed to walk nearly all of the trails in a little over an hour, and saw very few other people on a summer weekday.

Thank Geoviki
Burdett, New York
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exhibits and mural in the building worth seeing and the sound attraction the heart of the lab. Fun for all ages. Plan on walking the trails which are very well maintained and easy to walk.

Thank KestrelHaven
Homer, New York
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love sapsuckerwoods and they really make you feel like family and I love going walking there and I highly recommend that every one should go walking there because the trails are very well kept up and I sure hope to hear good things

Thank Joseph W
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Located under ten miles from Cornell University's main campus, is their amazing Sapsucker Woods. Great for all levels of bird enthusiasts/watchers and all nature/animal lovers. Super trails...natural ponds, diverse trees and flora. Folks come from all over to observe the birds, wildlife, and natural resources. My sister-in-law is a member and donor...she was in heaven here. The main building is... More 

Thank BeeMelissa
Haymarket, Virginia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We arrived a bit too early at the center but receptionist was very nice and let us look around inside a bit. We walked the beautiful trails - didn't see many birds except at the bird feeders outside of the welcome center. There were a lot of frogs and turtles though. It was a pretty walk and I would recommend... More 

Thank Toni K
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

In early June there are flowers and singing birds in a family way...everything green, growing and rich with color.

Thank Puccini8
Port Jefferson Station
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Finally got around to visiting Sapsucker Woods near the Cornell Lab of Ornithology - wish we had gone earlier! We had a very relaxing walk through the woods. The areas near the pond and swamplands were our favorites. A very welcome environment to spend some time in. Lots of birds (of course).

Thank martincniz

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