Waterman Conservation Education Center


The Waterman Conservation Education Center in Apalachin, NY is dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and outdoor recreation. Waterman operates five wildlife refuges that are open everyday during daylight hours.

Waterman’s main site on Hilton Road houses an Interpretive Center which is open to the public:
Weekdays from 9 to 4
Saturday from 10 to 4
Closed on Sundays.

403 Hilton Road
Apalachin,NY 13732
Phone: 607-625-2221

Email: info@watermancenter.org

Directions to Waterman Center:
From New York Route 17 (future I86), take exit 66, Apalachin. Follow signs to Route 434. Turn right onto Route 434 and travel 1.5 miles.
Turn left on Hilton Road. Go to top of the hill, the Center is on the left.

The Waterman Conservation Education Center manages four sites in the Tioga County area and one site in the Broome County area. Click on the map (Or Sites link to the left) to visit the Hilton Road location, Hiawatha Island, Brick Pond, Apalachin Marsh, or the IBM Glen.


Upcoming Events:


Congratulations to our Kayak Raffle winner Kathy Cederburg


Please support Tioga United Way by purchasing raffle tickets and distributing flyers for their "Quilt of Valor" and Baseball Bat signed by Ralph Kiner . Tickets can be purchased at Waterman Center or from Tioga United Way located at 24 State Route 96 in Owego.

By supporting them you support us! Thank You!