Rubber ducks going over Cascadilla Falls in the 4-H Duck Race, 2008.
Image by Sandy Repp

Ducks drop into Cascadilla Falls then race down the creek to CCE-Tompkins!


4-H Duck Drop

  • Sunday, April 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

DUCKS DROP AT 2PM into Cascadilla Falls, at Cornell Botanic Gardens Cascadilla Gorge Trail. Enter the natural area at Tremen Triangle, located at the intersection of University Avenue and Linn Street in downtown Ithaca. See map below for details!

Follow the ducks down Cascadilla Street as they race down the creek to the finish line at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE-Tompkins). While you wait to hear the winners announced at CCE-Tompkins, hear live music, and visit our Compost Fair and other displays. Refreshments and restrooms available at CCE-Tompkins.

Buy duck chances online at or in person at CCE-Tompkins on Sunday until 1pm (unless sold out!) or by phone using your VISA or MasterCard at (607) 272-2292.


FREE TO WATCH! Buy chances on the link below:

Learn More


Athena Steinkraus
Rural Youth Services Assistant Coordinator
(607) 272-2292 ext. 139


Cascadilla Gorge Park
University Avenue at Linn Street
Ithaca, New York 14850

Last updated April 20, 2021