Observation Areas

Visitor Center & Headquarters Area

The lower and upper decks at the Visitor Center offer spectacular viewing opportunities for waterfowl, shorebirds, swallows and purple martin. You may even see bald eagles, peregrine falcon, harriers or sandhill cranes in the area. A spotting scope is located on the upper deck. The lower deck is accessible to people with varying ranges of physical ability.

An observation tower and wheelchair accessible deck viewing platform are located along the Seneca Trail, from the Visitor Center parking area. both have spotting scopes for your viewing pleasure!

NY State Route 89

An observation tower at Tschache Pool gives you a bird's eye view of this wetland so popular with waterfowl, bald eagles, and visitors alike!

The observation deck at May's Point Pool looks over one of our shorebird management areas. Both Tschache and May's Point observation areas offer spotting scopes.

North and South Spring Pools have parking areas so you may stop to view the wildlife in the pools. Look for bald eagles, red-tailed haws and osprey.