Guides and Activities for Your Visit

girl recording notes outside. photo courtesy of CLO Ask at the front desk for activities you can enjoy while walking the 4 miles of trails in Sapsucker Woods. Photo courtesy of the Cornell Lab.

Plan Your Visit

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850 (map)
1-800-843-BIRD (2473)

Hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Trails: Open daily, dawn to dusk. No dogs or bicycles, please.

Admission: Free. Please make a reservation for groups of 10 or more.

The following resources are free and will help you get the most out of your visit to the Cornell Lab. Most are in the form of PDF downloads that you can print and bring with you. All of these resources are also available from our front desk.

For young visitors and their teachers


Download these mobile apps

  • Merlin Bird ID: A bird ID wizard! Identify birds by sound, a photo, or by answering three questions
  • eBird: Record the birds you see and discover birding “hotspots”
  • PocketSights: Take a guided tour around the Cornell Lab

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