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.
Beebe Lake is a sanctuary of water, woods, and wetlands in the heart of the Cornell Campus.
Nearly 200 feet deep, Fall Creek’s Gorge is among the most impressive gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.
A variety of plant communities including forest, shrub thicket, wetland, meadow and prairie near Fall Creek.
This natural area consists of young and old forests on the north and south sides of Fall Creek.
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.