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The Slaterville Wildflower Preserve is about 11 miles southeast of Cornell.

From the west via Midline Road: From Cornell, take Judd Falls Road to Route 366 west. Turn right on Route 366, then immediately turn left on Pine Tree Road. In 1.5miles, at the T-intersection, turn left on Route 79 east (Slaterville Road). In 6.3 miles, turn left on Midline Road. Go 2.7 miles, bearing right at all Y-intersections. The access is on the right side of the road, just before Goodband Road. It is a mowed strip. Park on the roadside. Follow the footpath across the field and down the forested slope to Six Mile Creek. The wildflower preserve is across the creek.

From the north via Hammond Hill Road: From Cornell, take Caldwell Road to Route 366 east. Turn left. When Route 366 merges with Route 13, check your odometer and bear right to go on Route 13 north. In 4.2 miles, turn right on Irish Settlement Road. In 3 miles, turn left on Hammond Hill Road. Bear right when the road divides. Continue to the end of the maintained road near the Cayuga Nature Center camp (0.8 mile), where there is a parking area. Walk up the abandoned road beyond the crest of the hill (0.7 mile) to a narrow road on the right side, heading at an angle to the southwest. Follow this road 0.3 mile to the log cabin on the Williams Preserve.