Palmer Woods and the natural areas near it encompass very diverse vegetation types—old forest, young forest, meadows, and wetlands. The many interfaces of different habitats make this a good birding site. More than half of this remarkable area is undisturbed old-growth forest dominated by large oaks.Printable Map
Palmer Woods Trails
Trails here provide an easy-to-access scenic escape in Cornell's North Campus. Find trail routes on the mobile-friendly website ithacatrails.org.
More about Palmer Woods
Our gardens and natural areas provide opportunities for faculty and students across a wide range of disciplines.