Cornell Plantations

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  • Nicole
    "Also, make sure you ring the giant bell in the Plantations."(4 Tips)
    Ned D.
    "Ithaca Shakespeare Company"(2 Tips)
    Greg B.
    "... the Summer, or for a picnic!"(2 Tips)
    Rasa S.
    "What a great place to relax!"(2 Tips)
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  • Nicole
    NicoleJanuary 17, 2013
    The Plantations are a great place to jog, picnic, or even watch a meteor shower. Also, make sure you ring the giant bell in the Plantations. Its one of the 161 things to do before you graduate.
  • Greg B.
    Greg BodenairMay 11, 2010
    Check out the Arboretum area of the Plantations. It is THE best place to relax on Cornell's beautiful campus: go for a jog around the pond, check out a play during the Summer, or for a picnic! Read more
  • Robyn P.
    Robyn PowellJune 18, 2016
    A hidden jewel for botanical garden enthusists. Found by accident but truly worth visiting. Give yourself an hour or two to visit.
  • Rasa S.
    Rasa SpaJuly 21, 2011
    What a great place to relax! There's always enough space--not too much foot traffic--for you to appreciate the beauty.
  • Pilgrim
    PilgrimJune 4, 2015
    Find a bench, and relax. I could sit here all day and just smile.
  • Ian P.
    Ian PerryApril 10, 2013
    Great place to go for a run. The loop is ~1.4 miles
  • Chantelle F.
    Chantelle FarmerApril 26, 2011
    Great place to run or practice riding a bike - traffic is sparse and slow.
  • Shrutika S.
    Shrutika SachdevMay 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Rent a Big-Red-Bike from one of the check-out stations and go for a ride around the plantations!
  • Harlan P.
    Harlan PJune 8, 2012
    Walking along the edge of a stream makes for a "gorgeous" trail
  • Ned D.
    Ned DonovanJuly 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    In the summers head over to the Grove and see the Ithaca Shakespeare Company perform!
  • Ian P.
    Ian PerryJuly 27, 2012
    great place to bring your parents when they come to visit!
  • Phil A.
    Phil AdamsJuly 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    go see the ithaca shakespeare group perform here on summer evenings!
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityMay 18, 2010
    The 3500+ acres that compose the Cornell Plantations are open daily, without charge. Read more
  • Valerie K.
    Valerie KJune 8, 2013
    Plant sale today :0)
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