Visit the Nature Center

Visitors Center

Wednesday through Saturday from 
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday hours dependent on staff availability.
Feel free to call ahead to verify we are open-(607) 674-4733

During your next visit, come in and tour Rogers Environmental Education Visitors Center. Downstairs we have large windows to observe birds and other wildlife living near the Channels Marsh. The Visitors Center also offers a few interactive hands on exhibits, a library, and an area to have a cup of coffee and enjoy the scenery. Upstairs of the Visitors Center, we offer bird and mammal displays, educational exhibits, F.O.R bookstore and gift shop and so much more. While in the Visitors Center listen for wildlife sounds that are amplified through our indoor/outdoor sound system.

All of the trails are open from dawn until dusk.
Remember, please do not litter.

With approximately 600 acres, a great way to spend some time outside is by hiking the many trails at the Rogers Center. Two miles of trails are located near the Visitors Center; Channels Trail that surrounds the Channels Marsh and the Farm Tower Trail, located across the street. The Farm Tower Trail leads you to a lookout tower where you can overlook Chenango Valley. Cush Hill Trail is located on Bingham Road, off of Route 80. Adams Farm Trail, approximately 0.7 miles down the road, has a catch and release fishing area. The trails are open all year round. Trail maps are located in various kiosks near the trails, or in the bookstore of the Visitors Center.

Trout Ponds
Trout Ponds

The Rogers Center Trout Ponds are located to the left of the Visitors Center parking lot. Observe and feed brook and rainbow trout, donated by the Aquaculture Center at Morrisville State College. There are two fish feeders located by the ponds that provide you with a handful of food for a quarter. Rogers also offers 16 oz fish food containers for sale in the bookstore.
*The food is for fish only, and it is important to never feed fish food, or any food to

Bird Cabin
Bird Cabin

This building displays a variety of birds of New York. With a wood stove inside, it is a great place to hold children programs during the winter months.

Bookstore and Gift Shop

Support Rogers while finding a gift for yourself and others! From various books, local art, t-shirts, water bottles, magnifying lenses, bug jars and much more. You are sure to find something in the Friends of Rogers bookstore and gift shop. Gift Certificates are also available. F.O.R staff will help answer any questions you may have.  We are constantly getting new View some of the items we have available in the bookstore and gift shop here.

Support Friends of Rogers and your favorite
song bird with a cup of coffee!

Friends of Rogers sells coffee products that are certified fair trade, USDA Organic and Shade-grown. A win for birds, wildlife, diverse habitat, Friends of Rogers and you when you take your first morning sip.
“Why Buy Coffee from Rogers Center” by Laura Carey, from the Winter 2013-2014 F.O.R Newsletter
Click here for Coffee Order Form!

2 Responses to Visit the Nature Center

  1. Jesse says:

    What a great place for a picnic and fun!

  2. michelle mills says:

    me and my family love this place. been going here for yrs to hike and look at the beauty in wildlife. we hope to return soon. great to have a meal outdoors and if too hott jump in the river to cool off. fun fun

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