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Cayuga Nature Center

#24 of 61 things to do in Ithaca Features Animals
1420 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9510
+1 607-273-6260
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Cool Treehouse, fun ecology!

This is a good introduction to the ecology of the area. They have lots of exhibits and some live... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
alison n
Not too much to see

There wasn't too much to offer, but there were a few birds an other animals. The tree house as... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
Shannon T
Orlando, Florida
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1420 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9510
+1 607-273-6260
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a good introduction to the ecology of the area. They have lots of exhibits and some live animals as well. Foxy the Fox is super cute and there is a hawk and a turkey vulture. There is a very cool tree house that...More

Thank alison n
Reviewed 9 January 2016

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.

Thank Shannon T
Reviewed 23 October 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...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 18 October 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

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 15 October 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.

Thank DayTripper1630
Reviewed 6 October 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...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 30 September 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.

Thank Araminta F
Reviewed 26 September 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"

Thank Sgrdn3
Reviewed 11 September 2015

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

Thank arewethereyet3
Reviewed 23 August 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.

Thank venezia458
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