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Waterman Conservation Education Center Wildlife Refuges

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403 Hilton Rd, Apalachin, NY 13732-1717
+1 607-625-2221
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Good place for a hike

I have been to Apalachin about 20 times but I never knew that this was here. We went here one... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
bwco
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Morris County, NJ
A great place to take the kids or go for a walk

We are lucky enough to live 1/2 mile from Waterman and are able to take advantage of the facilities... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
rstiles2017
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Apalachin, New York
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403 Hilton Rd, Apalachin, NY 13732-1717
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+1 607-625-2221
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been to Apalachin about 20 times but I never knew that this was here. We went here one afternoon for a hike. It was a mildly challenging hike and we saw some waterfalls as well as got some exercise. If you have an...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We are lucky enough to live 1/2 mile from Waterman and are able to take advantage of the facilities on a regular basis. Waterman offers many family oriented activities and my wife and I recommend that if you are in the area you should take...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Walk in the woods, experience the outdoors, quiet, good excercise, fresh air, learn something. Good for your body, mind and Soul.

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is an interesting mini museum. They also offer summer day-camps fo rkids that are fun as well as educational.

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Reviewed 26 May 2015

We were looking for something to do over the Memorial Day weekend, and decided to try the hiking trails at the Waterman Center--we were very glad we did. We've lived in the area for years, and while we'd heard of Waterman, we'd never gotten there...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

My little guy enjoyed it, but I found it a bit strange. The main site is pretty nice, with lots of trails and a frog pond and a dark bird coop and a 3/4 empty "museum." The island site is inaccessible I was told, and...More

Thank Kenneth W
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

The center has a small but nice exhibit area but the true gem is the trails. Don’t miss the experience if you have time and are in the area. You might even learn something and gain a little better feel of nature. I have more...More

Thank socker131
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

I like the Waterman Center because it has nicely groomed trails and approx. 6 miles of trails if you do them all. Its landscaped nicely and the trails range from flat to uphill. Views are very nice also. You usually see deer if you go...More

Thank geminigirlNewYork
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Very educational nature experience. The guides were very informative and friendly. Great scenery of the valley. Kids love it.

Thank Sally C
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

While the museum is small and not very elaborate, the trails are amazing. The best thing they do here is summer camp for local kids. The staff are wonderful and the kids get to have a lot of fun out doors learning about nature. The...More

Thank Chasesmom07
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