The Arnot Teaching and Research Forest covers 4,200 acres in central New York, about 15 miles south of Ithaca. The Arnot is owned by Cornell University and managed by the Department of Natural Resources in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). It is the largest actively managed forest owned by Cornell University. The Arnot provides a place for Cornell faculty and students to carry out elements of the three-part mission of CALS: Teaching, Extension, and Research, in service to the citizens of New York.
The forest is primarily comprised of mixed hardwoods over hilly terrain. It also contains a small number of open fields, several ponds, Banfield Creek and numerous smaller streams. The Arnot is home to one of two maple syrup research facilities operated by the Cornell Maple Program.
Arnot Teaching and Research Forest
611 County Route 13
Van Etten, NY 14889