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Audubon Community Nature Center

Jamestown, Chautauqua Co.

A collage of images including eagle head,frog, turtle on a log and the audubon center building

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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

Where to Watch

  • Ponds
  • Hemlock and hardwood forests
  • Look outs and photo blinds
  • Fields

Recreational Opportunities

  • 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


600 acres


See Google Maps for step by step directions to the Audubon Center (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).

Contact Information:

Address: 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701

Telephone: 716-569-2345

Fees: Trails are free. Admission to Nature Center is $6.00 for non-members age 16 and up, free on Sundays.

Web site: Audubon Community Nature Center (This link leaves the DEC website)