Explore our 11 beautiful natural areas right on Cornell's campus, some of which are woven between our 150-acre Arboretum and specialty gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center.
The iconic Cascadilla Gorge Trail passes through one of the most picturesque gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.
Nearly 200 feet deep, Fall Creek’s Gorge is among the most impressive gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.
Here you will find a remarkable variety of plants native to the Cayuga Lake Basin.
This beautiful old forest is very biodiverse and many of the trees are truly majestic.
This natural area includes a regionally uncommon swamp forest, a marsh, and meadow.
More than half of this remarkable area is undisturbed old-growth forest dominated by large oaks.
Enjoy a walk along Cascadilla Creek and buffering woods via the East Hill Recreation Way.
MORE TO EXPLORE
We offer online tools for locating and learning about plants in our gardens and natural areas.
Use this interactive map to locate our gardens, natural areas, waterfalls, parking, outdoor art, and more.