Friends of Rogers (FOR) is a nonprofit organization composed of dedicated supporters of the Rogers Environmental Education Center. Rogers Center was a fully funded, state-operated education center from the late 1960s to 2010. Friends of Rogers has been in charge of running the educational programing, camps and events since 2011 with financial support of members, foundations, donations and volunteers.

Visitor Center

Interactive Displays, Exhibits, & our Store

The Visitor Center is Temporarily Closed in 2020-Fall of 2021. The building is under construction to for ADA updates and we are taking this time to also update the Exhibits. We hope to unveil the new Visitor Center in Fall 2021. For now, the Bird Cabin is the temporary location of the Store and offices. Come inside and check out the exhibits, support Rogers while getting a gift loved ones or yourself.

Learn More


Take a walk

Rogers Center’s trails are open every day year-round from dawn to dusk. Trail maps are located in the Visitor Center and at trailhead kiosks. There are more than six miles of trails winding through 600 acres for you to hike, snowshoe, or ski.

See the Trails

Hours & Directions

Enjoy our Grounds


Open from dawn until dusk every day
Bird Cabin is open by chance until May 4, 2021, look for the open flag.

May 5, 2021- October 15, 2021

Wednesday – Saturday:
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday and Tuesday limited hours depending on staff availability. Please call ahead to make sure the Store is open or look for the open flag.


Come Find Us


1hr 6min

Take I-690 E to I-481 S

From I-481 S, take exit 3E for NY-5 E/NY-92 E in DeWitt

Bear right to continue on NY-92 E to Cazenovia

In Cazenovia, turn left onto NY-20 E and take the first right onto NY-13 S

Follow NY-13 S to New Woodstock, turn left onto NY-80 E

Stay on NY-80 E, Rogers Center will be on the left 3 miles after Smyrna


1hr 8min

Take NY-12 N to North Norwich and make a slight left onto County Rd 23

Continue on County Rd 23 until it ends and then turn left onto NY-80 W

Rogers Center will be on the left, less than 1/2 mile after turning


2h 25min

Take I-90 E to I-690 E in Syracuse

Take the exit from I-690 E for I-81 S in Syracuse

Follow I-81 S to exit 14 for NY-80 E in Tully

Continue on NY-80 E, Rogers Center will be on the left 3 miles after Smyrna


2hr 5min

Follow I-90 W to I-88 W

Take exit 13 from I-88 W for NY-205 N in Oneonta

Stay on NY-20 5N to NY-23 W

In Morris, continue on to County Rd 13

In New Berlin, stay straight onto NY-80 W

Follow NY-80 W through Sherburne

Rogers Center will be on the right 1 mile after downtown Sherburne