Cornell Botanic Gardens is alive with plants, purpose, and a presence that truly distinguishes the university among its peers. The mature botanical garden, arboretum, and diverse network of nature preserves help make Cornell University one of the most beautiful campuses anywhere. "Our leadership in environmental conservation and education is helping protect native species and habitats in natural areas, throughout the region, and beyond." The Botanic Gardens proper consist of 25 acres of botanical gardens and 150 acres of the F.R. Newman Arboretum. Open year-round, be sure to check the website the latest visitor guidelines.
Another wonderful place to visit on the Ithaca Discovery Trail!