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Cayuga Nature Center

Visitors to Cayuga Nature Center can explore the wonders of the natural world first hand. CNC has over five miles of trails and a lodge filled with indoor exhibits including a kids' activity room. CNC prides itself on our collection of indoor and outdoor live animal exhibits and our seasonal butterfly house, open now! TreeTops, our six-story tree house, and all of our trails are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.

Cayuga Nature Center
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1420 TAUGHANNOCK BLVD ITHACA, NY 14850

http://www.cayuganaturecenter.org/

Visitors to Cayuga Nature Center can explore the wonders of the natural world first hand. CNC has over five miles of trails and a lodge filled with indoor exhibits including a kids' activity room. CNC prides itself on our collection of indoor and outdoor live animal exhibits and our seasonal butterfly house, open now! TreeTops, our six-story tree house, and all of our trails are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.

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Eco-Explorers Series: Gorge Hike

Sun, Jun 27, 2021 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us for a hike through our stream and up the gorge! Make sure to bring shoes that have good...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Eco-Explorers Series: Magnificent Mammals

Wed, Jun 30, 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Come out to the Pavilion to view a variety of mammal specimens! Discover what makes mammals...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Eco-Explorers Series: Popular Plants

Wed, Jul 7, 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Pop on over to take a tour of some of CNC’s useful, beautiful, and weird plants! We’ll be taking...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Eco-Explorers Series: Tree-rific

Sun, Jul 11, 2021 10:00am to 11:00am

There are so many types of cool trees at the nature center! Join us for fun activities to learn...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Eco-Explorers Series: Nature Journaling

Wed, Jul 14, 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Ever think about starting a nature journal, but don’t know where to start? Join us for an...

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Eco-Explorers Series: Plants for Pollinators

Sun, Jun 13, 2021 10:00am to 11:00am

We’ll explore the plants around the Cayuga Nature Center and discover who their pollinators are!...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Trees Awake! May Phenology Walk

Sat, May 1, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join educator Ingrid Zabel on a guided walk at the Cayuga Nature Center to learn about phenology–...

Cayuga Nature Center

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Eco-Explorers: Animals in Winter

Sun, Dec 20, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Tomorrow is the first day of winter! (21st) Where do all the animals go in the winter, anyways?...

Cayuga Nature Center

Fireside Chats

Sun, Nov 29, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm

With the weather getting colder day by day, a fire is a wonderful way to warm up and relax in the...

Cayuga Nature Center

Eco-Explorers: Spooky, Creepy and Gnarly (Ages 4+)

Sat, Oct 31, 2020 10:00am to 11:00am

Happy Halloween! Though trick-or-treating and halloween celebrations might look different this...

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