Peace and quiet and bird watching. Great place for the young and the old.
You know your going there for birds, right? Knowing that, you'll find what you came for. Also, the building is of interest to me, as an engineer.
I live in a nearby town and have been visiting regularly for over 30 years. The trails are deeply mulched so are seldom muddy. There are multiple ponds and wooded areas. The Cornell Ornithology Lab building is open often and has a inside viewing area with spotting scopes and bathrooms. There are lots of opportunities for photographers. In spring Great... More
Ithaca has a lot of very nice attractions and areas to visit, but Sapsucker Woods was my spot. 230 acres and 4 miles of trails through forests, ponds and wildlife. It is part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. While there, three deer crossed my path (four times), I saw flowers, birds, trees, ponds, dragonflies...all while traveling along a soft... More
Even in winter, there were many birds to see as well as deer. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The gift shop has many Charles Harper items.
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