Plantations is an extended living museum with a mature botanical garden and arboretum that help make Cornell one of the most beautiful campuses anywhere.
Tucked into the Northeast corner of Cornell’s campus, our botanical garden includes spaces for ornamental and practical herbs, heritage vegetables, rhododendrons, perennials, ornamental grasses, a bioswale garden, groundcovers, conifers, containers, and plants with winter interest. Read more
Collections of maples, oaks, crabapples, conifers, dogwoods, urban trees, nut trees, and others thrive in this beautiful 150-acre arboretum. Gardens here include a flowering shrub collection, streamside gardens, and overlooks providing breathtaking views of this rolling terrain. Read more
Looking for maps for a variety of hiking and running routes around campus along with safe places to swim nearby? Click here.