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.
Note: A Lab building tour and trail walk with not be available Saturday, October 8. The guided tour led by the Cayuga Bird Club is still taking place.
Take a free weekend bird walk!
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
Special Monday Night Seminar: November 7
Free screening of Sonic Sea, 7:00 p.m. at Cornell Cinema. Q&A to follow with scientist Chris Clark.