Tanglewood Nature Center in Elmira offers some of the best hiking trails in the region.  Located atop a hill in West Elmira, Tanglewood's scenic overlook at the top of the red trail offers some of the best views of the Chemung River Valley.

 

 

 

 

 
The red trail is considered a more advanced hiking trail, but the reward is spectacular.  Tanglewood offers hikers a variety of trails at a range of levels.  Tanglewood Nature Center has a museum where families can visit with live animals and learn about the ecosystem of the region.  

 

 

 
With a beautiful view like this, there is no question why Tanglewood Nature Center is a Natural Wonder of Finger Lakes Wine Country.