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Tifft Nature Preserve

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Great Place to Take A Walk

My siblings and I visited this area as well as part of the Outer Harbor when we were in Buffalo... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
fishkill, ny
Step back in time

Tifft Farm is a little bit of what the nearby farm and grasslands must have been like before... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Only three miles outside downtown Buffalo, this environmental education and conservation site bordering Lake Erie offers hiking trails, boardwalks and a cattail marsh that is great for bird-watching. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular...more
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1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3188
+1 716-825-6397
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

My siblings and I visited this area as well as part of the Outer Harbor when we were in Buffalo. It is great place to get a view of aquatic birds, lighthouses, and flora. The area is well-maintained but part is also left alone so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Tifft Farm is a little bit of what the nearby farm and grasslands must have been like before industrialization. There are plenty of nature programs - and plenty of nature to see. An amazing variety of critters within sight of downtown. It's a great place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful day, didn't want to waste it. Perfect place for a nice long walk. Will be returning again sometime.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Annette C
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A good place for o get out for an hour or two to enjoy the trees, flowers, birds, and fresh air. The visitor's center has a well-stocked library, too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Publiclandvisitor
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place to walk around the preserve. Many easy trails. The park is free and also parking. The building and bathroom facilities are closed on Monday and Tuesday. Always deer, ducks etc

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jcat73
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Wonderful visit hiking around the preserve after stopping in the lodge.Kids loved the animals we saw. Will certainly be back for another visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jy3
Reviewed 10 April 2018

It is so nice to read the history of how this area was reclaimed from industry. Being Birders my wife and I quite enjoyed our hike and early glimpses of this springs migratory visitors. Many return trips are in the future.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank rodney01
Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a treasure! Great place to hike and an overall wonderful experience. Bring the binoculars - you may catch some rare birds.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kemnitzerj
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Our first visit here. What a beautiful place!! Great trails for snowshoeing. You can even rent them if you don't have your own.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We parked our car at the entrance and from there we walked to the Visitor's Center to get a map of this Nature Preserve. There were two full buses of children that entered here and the kids were excited. Then we had left for our...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Robby G C
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15 October 2018|
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Response from jcat73 | Reviewed this property |
There are no pets since it is a preserve. There is no entrance fee. You go at your leisure through the flat and short trails. Nice lake, ducks, deer, birds. Picnic area. Easy access and free parking. Can bring a picnic lunch
Shirley C
26 May 2017|
Response from jrr5891 |
There is no fee to access.