Construction begins on our parking lot, phase one, of the Water Infiltration System Exhibit ~ WISE
For more information please see our GIGP page:
Green Innovation Grant Project | WCEC (watermancenter.org)

Our Discovery Boxes for classroom and homeschool use are available for checkout through our NEW online library system.
 *with active membership
Members | WCEC (watermancenter.org)

About
Center Hours

Waterman's main site on Hilton Road houses an interpretive center with a museum, live animal residents, a reference library, gift shop, educational displays and classroom space, all of which are open to the public.

M-F 9am -4pm

Sat 10am - 4pm

closed Sundays

Trails

Open dawn to dusk daily

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or by email:

info@watermancenter.org

Your generous support helps fund programming, care for our display animals and so much more!

The mission of Waterman Conservation Education Center is to promote conservation education and environmental literacy. We serve our members, the citizens of the Twin Tiers of New York State and Pennsylvania, and all visitors to our wildlife refuge system.

Background image courtesy of Gina Vaughan

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Waterman Interpretive Center

403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY

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Our Trail Sites

Hiawatha Island

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312 Marshland Road

Apalachin, NY

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Directions: 

From Waterman Center take Route 434 west 2.2 miles from Hilton Road. Turn right on west end of Marshland Road. Take third driveway on the left.

Brick Pond

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546 East Front Street

Owego, NY 

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Directions: From Route 17, take exit 65 to 17c west toward Owego. Travel approximately

1 mile. Turn right on East Front Street. A parking area is a few blocks on the right.

Apalachin Marsh

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5400 Route 434

Apalachin, NY

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Directions: Apalachin Marsh is located between the east and west-bound lanes of Route 17. Access to the site is from Route 434, about one-half mile west of Hilton Road. Turn right and walk through the opening in the fence under Route 17.

IBM Glen

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150 Robinson Hill Road

Endicott, NY

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Directions: 

From 17 West take the exit 70 N and turn left at the light. Continue on Harry L. Drive west. Harry L. Drive turns into Watson Blvd 1.0 miles. Take Watson Blvd .09 miles then turn right onto Country Club Road. Turn right onto Robinson Hill Road. The entrance to The Glen is about 1.2 miles up Robinson Hill Road on the right-hand side. 

From 17 East, take the exit 70 N and turn left at the light. Continue on Harry L. Drive west. Harry L. Drive turns into Watson Blvd 1.0 miles. Take Watson Blvd .09 miles then turn right onto Country Club Road. Turn right onto Robinson Hill Road.

Pettus Hill Nature Preserve

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125 Abby Road

Windsor, NY 

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Directions:

Travelling Eastbound on Route 17 from Binghamton, Take Exit 77, West Windsor. 

Turn right at the end of the ramp, turn right at end of the ramp, then take an immediate left on Fox Farm Rd. 

Go .5 miles and turn right on Roberts Road Go .4 miles and turn right on Abbey Road. 

Go .6 miles and bear left at the “Y” intersection. Go .1 miles to where the road crosses the power line right-of-way.  Turn left and drive about 50 yards along the right-of-way to the parking area along the fence. Use the pedestrian opening in the fence by the parking area to enter the property.