Hike the Wetlands Loop, BU Nature Preserve

1.4 Miles Round Trip - 0 ft gain - Loop Trail

BU Nature Preserve Visitor Parking - Search Nearby - Added by Jake Sells

Catch tons of wildlife while hiking around a 20 acre wetlands that is the main attraction of the Binghamton University Nature Preserve.

Park across from the Nature Preserve Kiosk where you can pay to park ($1 for 30 mins) ask an attendant for directions at the entrance of the university for ease of navigation through campus. The lot is clearly marked however and is titled 'Lot M0'

Follow trail markers to hike around the Marsh and Harpur Pond for a solid 1-2 hour trip. See wildlife just about everywhere you turn, but be careful of some animals can be very friendly with humans. You'll be in Bearcat Nation, so don't be surprised if you run into a few students escaping from their studies. Sunsets over the wetlands also make for good photo opportunities.

Refer to the link for clear trail descriptions:

https://www.binghamton.edu/rom...

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

Details

1.4 Miles
0 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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Cute, but nothing special

If you enjoy being out in nature, but would just like to do a nice nature walk, then this is perfect for you! For a hike, look elsewhere