Hiawatha Island

Hiawatha Island

The 112 acre historic Hiawatha Island rests in the Susquehanna River between Owego and Apalachin. It was once a popular recreational site for locals, a riverboat destination, a working farm and the site of a grand hotel. The island is now a nature preserve and home to...
Logan Hill Nature Preserve

Logan Hill Nature Preserve

Logan Hill Nature Preserve, bordering Catatonk Creek and the small village of Candor, offers miles of hiking trails with stunning views of meadows, ponds, forests, and the hillsides of the Southern Finger Lakes. The 285-acre Logan Hill Preserve features diverse...
Two Rivers State Park

Two Rivers State Park

 Two Rivers State Park in the Finger Lakes region is a beautiful area that is great for hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching, snowshoeing, fishing, hunting, and boating. Trails wind through woods, along a creek, up steep forested slopes, along the...
Brick Pond

Brick Pond

The pond comprises 30 acres of open water surrounded by emergent plants and a wet woods. A trail includes an earthen berm and leads visitors around the pond. An active beaver colony is easily visible from the trails. The Pond is known as one of the best birding sites...
Apalachin Marsh

Apalachin Marsh

The Marsh is also recognized as one of the best birdwatching sites in New York State. Each year, countless hawks, herons, egrets, wood ducks, mallards, warblers, and other wildlife species visit the Marsh. This site is visitor friendly, with interpretative signs,...
Waterman Conservation Center

Waterman Conservation Center

Waterman Conservation Education Center includes nature trails for hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing that allow visitors to examine and enjoy trees, grasses, wildlife tracks, nesting boxes and a gorge with a stream. The main building houses a museum where...

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