As the University’s gardens, arboretum, and natural areas, our areas have varying surfaces, slopes, and levels of access. Explore our interactive map for locations.

Interactive Map

Accessibility at the Nevin Welcome Center

Our 25-acre botanical garden includes 10 specialty gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center. A wheelchair is available by request at the Garden Gift Shop in the Nevin Welcome Center, a fully accessible facility.

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Accessibility in the F. R. Newman Arboretum

The majority of our native and cultivated tree collections are found in this beautiful 150-acre area. Paved paths and multiple parking bays throughout this hilly landscape make it easy to access the gardens and points of interest here.

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Accessibility in our Natural Areas

We manage natural areas both on- and off- Cornell’s campus, with various levels of accessibility.

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Explore What we Offer

Explore our gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and in the F. R. Newman Arboretum as well as natural areas on and off the Cornell Campus.


Browse our specialty gardens and tree collections around the welcome center and within the arboretum.

On-Campus Natural Areas

Explore our 12 beautiful natural areas right on Cornell's campus.

Off-Campus Natural Areas

We manage nearly 3,600 acres of natural areas across 44 sites, which represent the full range of ecological habitats in the Finger Lakes Region.