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Tifft Nature Preserve

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1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3188
+1 716-825-6397
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No matter what season, Tifft is an easy and delightful place to view migratory birds and wildlife... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paula S
Great place to get back to nature!!

Loved the paths. The nature center is beautiful. Staff is knowledgable. Gorgeous day!! Will go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 in winter.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3188
+1 716-825-6397
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter what season, Tifft is an easy and delightful place to view migratory birds and wildlife. Mornings are better for birding.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the paths. The nature center is beautiful. Staff is knowledgable. Gorgeous day!! Will go back again!!

Thank Q7302WAbarbarak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to get outdoors on a beautiful day. I had heard about Tifft but never went. So close to downtown Buffalo, really quite amazing. Even though it was the weekend, the preserve wasn't very crowded. Most people seem to stay near the entrance, I took...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have gone to this nature preserve since I was in elementary school, and it offers a wonderful chance to see birds, deer, water, and an overall great woodsy experience. So close to downtown, the Tift Nature Preserve is a great place to visit in...More

Thank emilyanne595
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We did perhaps a two mile loop and while it was a nice walk, I don't think we'll drive over to do it again. It was too hot and muggy to see any mammals or reptiles, but we did see some gorgeous birds and butterflies....More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

One minute you are in a busy city and then you are in the woods! That is the glory of TIFFT. Unfortunately the Visitors Center was not open today, I would have liked to see what it offered and maybe get a trail map. My...More

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Plenty of diverse flora/fauna. Very peaceful and scenic surroundings. Good variety of trails. Highly recommend a visit!

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in an erstwhile ugly city. Free admission and parking. A hiker's paradise with grass, gravel, and boardwalk paths to follow in endless linking combinations. Noticed many fishing while hiking. Great place to visit for exercise, photography, and relaxation.

Thank Lauri F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Wish there wasn't so much litter and the bathrooms were open later. Aside from that there is diverse wildlife and great fishing. It is a wonderful place to have a relaxing walk, picnic, or just sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If people were not allowed to walk their dogs here, this could be an excellent place for a walk within a half hour drive from the city center. Unfortunately, you have to spend too much time looking down so you don't step in something you'd...More

1  Thank smithnewland
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