Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
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.
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.
Please Note: From Monday, August 29 through Friday, September 9, repairs to the Sherwood platform on the Wilson Trail will be underway. The boardwalk and trail will be temporarily closed.
Become a Lab volunteer. Photo: Albert Wu
Take a free weekend bird walk with us!
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
Be a Lab volunteer
Information session: September 7, 6:00 p.m. RSVP
Coming up Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free.