Cornell Plantations

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  • Nicole
    "Also, make sure you ring the giant bell in the Plantations."(4 Tips)
    Phil A.
    "go see the ithaca shakespeare group perform here on summer evenings!"(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!
  • Phil A.
    Phil AdamsJuly 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    go see the ithaca shakespeare group perform here on summer evenings!
  • Ian P.
    Ian PerryJuly 27, 2012
    great place to bring your parents when they come to visit!
  • 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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