Welcome!

Get directions to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and learn about all we have to offer in our Visitor Center and out on our trails.

 

 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
1-800-843-BIRD

Visitor Center Hours

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

Closed Thanksgiving Day and the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours may change due to special events.

The Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary is open daily, dawn to dusk

Admission is free. We appreciate donations and member support to help grow and develop Visitor Center experiences.

NOTE: Cornell Lab offices and the Visitor Center will be closed on Friday, June 23 and Monday, June 26 because of water main work on Sapsucker Woods Road. The Visitor Center will be open as usual over the weekend of June 24-25, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Welcome to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. You'll find us nestled in Sapsucker Woods just outside Ithaca, New York. We invite you to visit and discover all that our Visitor Center has to offer here at the Imogene Powers Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity.

While you're here, try a guided tour using the PocketSights mobile app. __________________________________________________________________________________


Featured Events


Bird Walks
Storytime at Sapsucker Woods


Take a tour of the Lab!

Take a tour or trail walk with us! Behind the scenes building tours and guided bird walks take place throughout the week. Click here for more information


Storytime at Sapsucker Woods

These readings will resume in September. Check back for specific dates, times, and titles. The readings are held in the Lab's Adelson Library (second floor) with books chosen specifically for pre-schoolers.

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