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Tifft Nature Preserve

#39 of 152 things to do in Buffalo Features Animals
1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3188
+1 716-825-6397
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Great hikes and fishing

Wish there wasn't so much litter and the bathrooms were open later. Aside from that there is... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Amanda V
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Sandusky,
via mobile
Nice park, but too much dog excrement.

If people were not allowed to walk their dogs here, this could be an excellent place for a walk... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
smithnewland
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Only three miles outside downtown Buffalo, this environmental education and conservation site bordering Lake Erie offers hiking trails, boardwalks and a cattail marsh that is great for bird-watching. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular in winter.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3188
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Wish there wasn't so much litter and the bathrooms were open later. Aside from that there is diverse wildlife and great fishing. It is a wonderful place to have a relaxing walk, picnic, or just sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If people were not allowed to walk their dogs here, this could be an excellent place for a walk within a half hour drive from the city center. Unfortunately, you have to spend too much time looking down so you don't step in something you'd...More

1  Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Easy access from downtown Buffalo. The grounds are well kept and the terrain varies from forested to water views. Bird and wildlife are plentiful.

Thank mkudlp
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place offers the peaceful solitude despite of being close to a major thruway. If you are into bird watching or fishing, this place is a treat!

Thank Traveller_p3000
Reviewed 12 September 2016

There are beautiful trails. We've seen deer and birds .....bring a picnic lunch or just take the nature walk. Some prop,e were Aldo fishing in the lake.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a wonderful wildlife preserve very close to downtown. The area was an industrial area and the transformation is wonderful to see. It is a model for other cities who wish to utilize abandoned shuttered industrial acreage. The visitor center is a very welcoming...More

Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What a find, right in Buffalo. We saw four green herons and numerous shore birds among many others, along with deer, while we walked a few of the trails. Highly recommended. Nature center closes at 4:00 but trails stay open until dusk.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is truly a jewel of Buffalo where you can get out into nature and be right in the city. Take a hike, fish, spend a day, learn something new about nature, drop in for lunch, there's so much to do and something for everyone...More

Thank CaliRae
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Nice paths to walk,nice things that grow,and a nice pond for fishing or to check out some ducks of various species!

Thank dws22643
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband took our young grandchildren here recently. They enjoyed walking along the paths, reading signs, spotting wildlife and enjoying nature.

Thank travllingrandma
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