Total distance: 1.39 miles
Difficulty level(s): moderate
At Cornell Botanic Gardens, specialty gardens surround the Nevin Welcome Center that showcase plants from around the world. Eleven gardens feature herbs, flowers, vegetables, rhododendrons, perennials, ornamental grasses, groundcovers, conifers, container gardens and plants with winter interest. Over 16,000 plants, trees and shrubs here are labeled and detailed records are kept for research, education and enjoyment. An audio tour is available for each garden. The Nevin Welcome Center offers restrooms, visitor information and a gift shop. Trails here connect with the Cayuga Trail, and trails to Cornell Botanic Gardens' Mundy Wildflower Garden, Beebe Lake, the F. R. Newman Arboretum and Cornell Campus.
Directions to Trailhead from Outbound Bus Stop
On north side of Tower Rd, a short path leads to trail going downslope NE to the Nevins Welcome Center.
Part of interconnected trail system: Yes
Trail Surface: Earth, Gravel/Stone Dust
Trail Markers: orange blaze, none
This trail contains a loop.
Use of firearms for deer hunting is not allowed. Bow hunting may be allowed. BE SAFE: See the specific trail owner/steward’s website for the most up to date details
This trail is open year round.