Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary
Jamestown, Chautauqua Co.
Five-and-a-half miles of easy trails take visitors through fields, forests and beside ponds. Diverse habitats provide the opportunity to see many types of wildlife. Those who prefer to remain indoors can view various wildlife at the feeders outside the Windows on Wildlife area.
What to Watch for
- Waterbirds, shorebirds, eastern bluebird, yellow warbler, red-winged black bird, catbird, feeder birds
- Painted and snapping turtle
- White-tailed deer, eastern cottontail, red squirrel
- Green frog, bull frog, leopard frog
Where to Watch
- Hemlock and hardwood forests
- Look outs and photo blinds
- Five and a half miles of trails with interpretive signs. Some are wheelchair accessible.
- Nature Center with hands-on displays, and "Discovery Room" with reptiles and amphibians
- Arboretum with 60 native trees
- 'Windows on Wildlife' indoor wildlife observation area
See Google Maps for step by step directions to the Audubon Center and Sanctuary (This link will open a page outside of the DEC website. Hold Shift down while clicking on the link to open it in a new window).
Address: 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701
Fees: Trails are free. Admission to Nature Center is $5.00 for non-members, free on Sundays.
Web site: Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary (This link leaves the DEC website)