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Cumming Nature Center

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Address: 6472 Gulick Rd, Naples, NY 14512-9127
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+1 585-374-6160
09:00 - 15:30
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Wed - Fri 09:00 - 15:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:30

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Great for kids

I took my two kids there for the afternoon and hey loved getting to see all the animals inside and then going out on the trails and trying to find them. Not to expensive and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my two kids there for the afternoon and hey loved getting to see all the animals inside and then going out on the trails and trying to find them. Not to expensive and worth the visit.

Thank rombacht
Naples, New York
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great outdoor place to visit in all seasons. Good for X country ski in winter and for nature walks in the Summer. An interesting welcome center.

Thank susanlarysz
Rochester, New York
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is an educational center with interesting trails and exhibits for the whole family. Peaceful and enticing in the midst of a lovely forest in the Bristol Hills. You won't be sorry you went.

Thank barney6toes
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96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Just stumbled across the hidden treasure and can't recommend it enough. We went during the maple syrup cooking event / pancake breakfast event and were floored by how great everything was. The trails were well marked and maintained. Talked at length with a great volunteer at the water lookout station and spotted two muskrats (one swam right under the platform... More 

Thank upstate2
Rochester, New York
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141 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Cumming Nature Center has been a regular destination for my family-- we try to visit once per season. Check their website at the beginning of March to find out when Maple Sugaring Weekends are-- great fun! They host casual fun breakfast of pancakes and sausage with maple syrup (harvested from the site/area) and visitors can also do a nature walk... More 

Thank Leslie J
Rochester, New York
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132 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I had not been there in quite a while but recall the trails as beautiful and well maintained. I stopped by recently on a very wet day and spent time in the visitor center and found a wonderful display and even an art gallery. The single staff member at the time was quite helpful,

2 Thank farmhand2014
Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Great hiking/walking trails! They request a small donation to enter, but other than that is is free. There is a building when you enter with bathrooms. There are several trails, mostly level. Has wonderful views and you are free to take pictures!

1 Thank Katiesmom07
Dansville, New York, United States
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I've been to Cumming Nature Center a number of times with a group of school children. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. The visitor's center is lovely with great displays and plenty of bathrooms. The trails and woods are beautiful. I'm sure there would be lots of wildlife to view if you weren't with a noisy group of children.... More 

Thank Peggy L
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192 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Located just outside of Naples, NY, this 950 acre nature preserve is a great place to get away from things. They have several different trails, most going through some of the most beautiful, mixed forests that we've seen. Lots to do and see for kids as well - including great frogs at the beaver pond. Well worth a visit. The... More 

Thank hmdpa
Honeoye, New York
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Cumming Nature Center, part of the Rochester Museum and Science Center, offers outdoor opportunities almost all year long. There are various maintained hiking paths for different abilities and ages. The friendly staff will be glad to answer questions as you get ready for your hikes. There is a Heated Visitor Center with displays of wildlife and artwork .Bathrooms are... More 

5 Thank Jerri M

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