An official Path Through History Site! The Sterling Nature Center preserves and interprets the natural history of the region. This spectacular 1400-acre site, with nearly two miles of Lake Ontario shoreline, features glacially formed bluffs with scenic vistas of Lake Ontario. The Center is a 1200-acre facility which includes an interpretive center with exhibits about the surrounding area, its natural wonders and its history. Hiking, snowmobiling, and cross-country ski trails available.