Hike the Wetlands Loop, BU Nature Preserve

Hike the Wetlands Loop, BU Nature Preserve

BU Nature Preserve Visitor Parking

Distance

1.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

0 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Jake Sells

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

Catch tons of wildlife while hiking around a 20 acre wetlands that is the main attraction of the Binghamton University Nature Preserve.

Park across from the Nature Preserve Kiosk where you can pay to park ($1 for 30 mins) ask an attendant for directions at the entrance of the university for ease of navigation through campus. The lot is clearly marked however and is titled 'Lot M0'

Follow trail markers to hike around the Marsh and Harpur Pond for a solid 1-2 hour trip. See wildlife just about everywhere you turn, but be careful of some animals can be very friendly with humans. You'll be in Bearcat Nation, so don't be surprised if you run into a few students escaping from their studies. Sunsets over the wetlands also make for good photo opportunities.

Refer to the link for clear trail descriptions:

https://www.binghamton.edu/rom...

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Cute, but nothing special

If you enjoy being out in nature, but would just like to do a nice nature walk, then this is perfect for you! For a hike, look elsewhere

Distance

1.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

0 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Jake Sells

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