Spencer Crest Nature and Research Center

Spencer Crest Nature and Research Center is part of SUNY Corning Community College. It provides environmental, educational and recreational activities for the greater Corning area. The Center features 250 acres and 7 miles of trails with two ponds, a stream and a museum of natural systems which includes changing displays, an apiary and an environmentally sensitive design.


Our trails are open every day from sunrise to sunset. Dogs are allowed on the trails; please use a leash and pick up after your dog.


The Center is home to various educational classes, demonstrations and can be reserved for private events. The building is open:

  • 10am to 1pm Monday through Friday while the College is in session
  • by appointment for special events

For more information, call 607-962-9012.